Lionginas Šepka is one of the most interesting primitive artists and one of the last Lithuanian idolaters. His works intertwined the norms of creative work of the village dwellers with the influences of the provincial art of the church, the manor art, the contemporary audience’s extravagant naivety and the impressive power of pure, open, spontaneously erupting talent.
L.Šepka has created one and a half thousand works – from small reliefs which can fit in a hand to monumental spatial compositions. His biggest work “Paukščių balius” consists of as many as 206 birds. To the strange feast, the master invited people, birds and beasts, trees, grasslands and even the vault of heaven itself with the Sun and the young Moon. In L.Šepka’s work, people and animals talk, incarnate into each other.