Vitas Luckus


Born Kaunas (Lithuania), 29 May 1943

Died Vilnius, 16 March 1987


Luckus studied 1950-1961 at the Kaunas Art School. In 1955 he got his fitrst camera and started working as a photographer. In 1967 he settled in Vilnius and published a series of photgraphs and documentary reportages about Soviet republics and their inhabitants in Lithuanian journals. In 1987 he killed a man, supposedly a KGB agent, and throw himself from the balcony of his home.