Opening: Thursday, 30th August 2018, 6:00 pm
KAHAN ART SPACE, 1072 Budapest, Nagy Diófa u. 34
On View: 30th August – 22nd September 2018
Anaid Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the solo show ”Deconstruction” by Raluca Arnăutu on Thursday, 30th of August 2018 at 6:00 pm at Kahan Art Space Budapest (Eva Kahan Foundation). The exhibition can be visited until 22nd of September at Kahan Art Space (www.kahaneva.com), Nagy Diófa u.34, 1072 Budapest, Hungary from Tuesday to Saturday between 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. “Deconstruction” by Raluca Arnăutu is made in collaboration with Anaid Art Gallery (www.anaidartgallery.com) and Kreazine (www.kreazine.com).
The curator of the exhibition, Mirela Giacomel, wrote about Raluca Arnăutu’s artworks: “The textile sculptures or textile collages of Raluca Arnautu link her to the surrounding world. The forms that she creates are linked to a childish universe where no separation between the real and the unreal is. Therefore, a mysterious feeling is neighboring her creations.
The combination of the materials she uses in her sculptures/objects is sometimes unusual but in the same time belonging to tradition: she is sewing them together as this is the only way to connect the tissue to other media.
Collages are approaching more modernity: glue links the diverse media, stratifying them in a form that hits out of the ordinary.
The forms of her creations are not sophisticated, reviewed; they come in their beautiful rough originality, like the forms of a child’s drawing, who cannot yet reach perfection.
For us, her works may resemble unintended beautiful outcomes but they are the result of a long research. Her forms are growing naturally, without a well-established plan and they reach maturity in a mysterious point when they reach perfection. It’s like rummaging in the dark and finding the treasure of life.
Raluca’s works even if they are small, they are still big because of their inner force.
Moreover, her sense of details leads/put her collages at the same rank with an embroidery/lace. This breathes the sensitiveness of her art, making her a contemporary artist for whom memories, feelings are the starting point of masterpieces.” – Mirela Giacomel