Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has let US-based Lithuanian artist Zilvinas Kempinas, a laureate of the Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Arts and an American citizen, to keep his Lithuanian citizenship.
The president made the decision taking into account the Citizenship Commission's recommendations and Kempinas' activities deemed to be of special merit to the State of Lithuania, the presidential office said.
Kempinas is a worldwide-known representative of modern visual art who represented Lithuania at the Venice Biennale in 2009...
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