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Kristof Kintera, Shiva Samuraď, Tinguely Museum Basel, 2014
Kristof Kintera (1973) is probably the most challenging and most respected artist working today in Czech Republic. His artworks mainly explore the boundaries of contemporary sculpture. His practice unfolds from public installations to small kinetic devices. He also deals with the reification of material and the transformation of everyday objects that both convey anthropomorphically referenced attitudes. He shapes the hidden spirituality within things and reinvents its mythologies imagining absurd possibilities of life and unrealistic uses. Accidental encounters between two objects tend to create polysemous interpretations of the surrounding world. The artist also accentuates the conflict relationship between objects and their common context.
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Selected Recent Exhibitions
Tinguely museum, June 2014, Basel, 11/06/2014 - 28/09/2014
Who's Perfect ? D+T Project Gallery, Brussels
Boghossian foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels, 01/03/2014 - 07/09/2014
Symptoms of Nervosities, D+T Project Gallery, Brussels
Demon of the Growth, Galerie Schleicher/Lange, Berlin
Výsledky Analyzy, Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Městská knihovna, Praha
Analysis Results, La Station, Nice, France
There is No Way to Go Now, Obední Dům, Opava Czech Rep.
Unhappy Coincidence, Galerie Ho, Marseille, France
A Bigger Problem Than Yours, Galerie JIří Švestka, Berlin, Germany
The Bigger Problem Than Yours, Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague
Lay Down and Shine, gallery Schleicher Lange, Paris, France “Holy Spirit Opened”, Dům umění, Ostrava, Czech Rep.