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Antanas Sutkus

Antanas Sutkus lives and works in Vilnius. He studied journalism at Vilnius University in 1958–1963.

He was one of the founders of the Photography Art Society of Lithuania, which has been crucial in promoting Lithuanian photographers to national and international audiences. Sutkus’ most important works include the series People of Lithuania, an ongoing project that he started in 1976, documenting the continually changing life in Lithuania. People of Lithuania has frequently been compared to the humanistic photography represented by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Andre Kertesz. Antanas Sutkus has worked as a freelance photographer in Vilnius since 1969.

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