Andrius Labašauskas, the winner of a competition for a monument to be installed in Vilnius' central Lukiškių Square, says that the tradition of sculpture in art is obsolete, adding that he entered the contest to offer an alternative project.
Lukiškių Square design by Andrius Labašauskas
© DELFI / Andrius Ufartas

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