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Prague City Gallery presents works from its repositories: Věra Janoušková, Grey Figure II

Věra Janoušková, Šedá figura II, 1986
from: 11. 4. 2017
to: 28. 5. 2017
Stone Bell House

from: 11. 4. 2017
to: 28. 5. 2017
Stone Bell House, chapel

Tue-Sun 10 a.m.–8 p.m.

 

restorer
Miloš Věrný 

 

curator
Olga Malá 

 

admission
free

 

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The building is not barrier-free.

As part of a periodical series of displays of art kept in its repositories, Prague City Gallery is presenting a newly restored asbesto-cement sculpture, Grey Figure II, of 1986. It is the work by Věra Janoušková, a leading protagonist of the 1960s generation of artists, who liked to refer to herself as a “trash-heap sculptor”. This was owing to her use of a wide variety of unorthodox, non-artistic materials including scrap enamel, as exemplified here by the head of Grey Figure, made from the fuel tank of a Jawa motorcycle coated in asbesto-cement. A small-scale display of the artist’s works in the chapel of The Stone Bell House will also include several other works from Prague City Gallery’s collections: namely, Harlequin, Head (both in plaster, dating from the early 1960s) and Reclining Figure, a welded enamel sculpture dating from 1972.


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