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View of “Eva Kot’átková,” 2011.

Eva Kot’átková

Raster

View of “Eva Kot’átková,” 2011.

Eva Kot’átková’s solo show in Raster’s new gallery, located in the former seat of the ORNO jewelry artisans’ cooperative, contained elements reminiscent of stage design (curtains, benches made in situ), fragments of older works, and new collages and sculptures. Together they created an unusual and enchanting setting for her exhibition. The two rooms on the first floor were devoted to the installation Dílo přírody/Work of nature, 2011, which also gave its name to the show as a whole. The first space was dominated by geometric sculptures, some of them on the floor, others suspended from the ceiling, all made from welded metal rods and wooden elements. On two of the forms, the artist left pieces of clothing: pajama pants and a man’s white shirt. Another part of the installation was a cagelike structure that had a blanket sticking out of it. It somehow looked as if this perplexing

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