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Ivan Pinkava: Remains 1997–2011

November 3 through December 16, 2012 

 

Pinkava, Foucault's Pendulum

Ivan Pinkava
Foucault's Pendulum
2009
Gelatin silver print
All photos © Ivan Pinkava

Exhibition Overview

Considered a leading contemporary Czech photographer, Ivan Pinkava has created his own visual language. In his work, Pinkava aims to enter familiar iconographical situations of Western culture in order to — some slightly, some radically — alter, rearrange, rename, empty, cloak or show them in a different light. Behind historical scenes, he finds something relevant and common to both today and the future — human insecurity streaming from one’s own physical impermanence.

The exhibition is held with financial support of the Leica Gallery Prague and the State Fund of Culture of the Czech Republic.

 

Ivan Pinkava, They shall look on Him whom they pierced, 1997.

Ivan Pinkava
They shall look on him whom they pierced…
1997
Gelatin silver print
All photos © Ivan Pinkava

Pinkava, Shoes for Joseph Beuys

Ivan Pinkava
Shoes for Joseph Beuys
2007
Gelatin silver print
All photos © Ivan Pinkava

Pinkava, Revelation

Ivan Pinkava
Revelation
2009
Gelatin silver print
All photos © Ivan Pinkava

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