Self-governments of Riga and other cities trust Valtis Barkans to add unique sculptures to the appearance of the city. They emphasize and highlight the features of the places, which they are installed at. Sculptures can show historical events that took place in a city or historically significant personalities who were born, lived or worked in a city or region.
Sculptures create an interesting and exciting environment that pleases residents of the city and its visitors. Sculptural composition or ensemble allows to combine different elements in a single composition, displaying an event, idea or personality from a variety of angles. With the help of fine art you get an opportunity to enlarge the scale of a city appearance and make stay in it an unforgettable experience.
Sculptures will definitely help to interest city residents in its history. With large sculptures important places in the city will become more visible and attractive for tourists and residents of the city.
Valtis Barkans has been working with Latvian municipalities and self-governments for many years, creating sculptures of bronze, stone, wood and other materials. Some of them can be seen in Jurmala, Ogre, Tukums and Kandava.