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Roberts Koļcovs. IN ANTICIPATION OF THE GRASSHOPPER’S SONG
April 26, 2019 - May 18, 2019
From April 26, 2019 to May 18, 2019
Art gallery PUTTI
Solo exhibition by Latvian graphic artist Roberts Koļcovs
IN ANTICIPATION OF THE GRASSHOPPER’S SONG
The Spring of 2019 comes with the annual performance of a botanist in the heart of Rigan. In anticipation of the grasshopper’s song, it has been invented and dreamed all kinds of things, but now when it’s summer and Latvia’s 101, Botanist is ready for both the herbarium, the ikebana and insect collection. About 27 grasshopper species live in Latvia alone. Herbarium notebooks are ready, the ikebana during winter season is groomed and cherished and the butterfly catching net for insects is already put next to the bag and boots.
The foundation of the exhibition is composed of four paintings that are a cycle of Lemon. Simultaneously there will be ceramic image of a girl and a number of small-size paintings, in which Koļcov’s trust is seen in the same way as in his clear eyes, where neither the pain nor frustration can be seen.
This year, the most important and topical is the observation of the presence and influence of the odd number. Even number statics and odd number kinetics.
KINETIC STATICS OR STATIC KINETICS ?
Roberts Koļcovs (1966) graduated from the Department of Sculpture at the Riga School of Applied Arts and the Graphic Department of the Art Academy of Latvia. Regularly participates in exhibitions. The artist has created illustrations for books and press publications, as well as author of paintings of many public spaces and private houses. The artist’s works are in private collection in Latvia and all around the world.
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