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“1+1+1=3: Robert MacPherson, Manfred Pernice, Kateřina Šedá”

Culturgest

For curator Trevor Smith, what separates Robert MacPherson, Manfred Pernice, and Kateřina Šedá is as consequential as what unites them. Representing distinct generations and practices, the output of each emerges from its local culture to reflect the social transformations of our time. Thus, although at first glance the juxtaposition of these artists in the inaugural exhibition of the Culturgest “1+1+1=3” program may be surprising, careful observation of the works on view justifies Smith’s decision. Contrary to custom, this was not a group show subordinated to a given theme but three solo shows, each independent of the other. Pernice has mounted a new installation; Šedá displays variations of a single project, to the extent that all her contributions deal with the same subject; MacPherson presents a vast array of pieces that form a compact anthology of his career.

Šedá’s project is the one

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