Bart Pushaw

Bart Pushaw is a PhD student at the University of Maryland, where he studies Estonian art. He was a Fulbright Fellow in Estonia in 2013-2014.

An Ethiopian in Tallinn, circa 1903

In the early twentieth century Estonian artist Ants Laikmaa created beautiful portraits of Ethiopians and North Africans, while still developing a distinct Estonian art. The range of his portraiture reveals the tolerance and acceptance in Estonia over a century ago. Estonia has always been multicultural, yet recent debates about EU migration …

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Kilometre of Sculpture – Rakvere steps up with an ambitious art event

This summer, the premiere of one of Estonia’s most ambitious art events will not be found in Tallinn or Tartu, but in Rakvere. In addition to hosting the biannual Baltoscandal Theatre Festival, which draws thousands of theatre troupes and lovers from across Europe to the Estonian town, Rakvere will also …

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