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Maria Bartuszová

Art Tate Modern , Bankside Until Sunday April 18 2021
Maria Bartuszová
Maria Bartuszová 'Untitled' (1985) Tate © Estate of Maria Bartuszova

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Maria Baruszová was a Slovakian artist who lived and worked in Košice, the second-largest city in her home country. This major retrospective concentrates on her output from 1960s onwards, when she first started making plaster sculptures by pouring the liquid into rubber balloons. She would then shape plaster either by hand or by submerging it in water. This resulted in a series of beautifully delicate sculptures that often look like egg shells, spiders’ webs or birds’ nests. Others look like sexy, undressed body parts or folds of skin. The artist also liked to photograph her creations in natural settings, highlighting their connection to the rural landscape. Summary: gorgeous, one-of-a-kind art by an artist deserving greater recognition. 


Venue name: Tate Modern
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Address: Bankside
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