Evolution of the Painting no 1, 1999. - waterproof material
9.85m long, 3m high, at center 0.92m distance from the wall at central point
link to first show, 1999
- by Jerko Denegri, 1999
Tending to accomplish next, and this time really radical step towards elaboration of the problem of three - dimensional painting, at a recent collective exhibition in Concordia (Vrsac, Serbia) by the end of 1999, M. Pavlovic from the wall - object deed pass over to wall - installation called Evolution of the Painting no. 1, work is long almost ten meters, high three meters, due to wooden construction on which canvas is tightened departed from the wall nearly one meter at the center, conditionally declared "painting", but actually it is an unusual shape made of two equal pieces of waterproof material (textile) of brown - dark color. Canvas stands the way it is, so to say, unpainted canvas used only in a material function of what it is; of the factory made, industrial, somehow it is a kind of ready - made. This unique artwork of gigantic size is creation that unifies construction of concrete form by using concrete material; actually this artwork is reconciliation status of newly - made object of constructivist tradition with status of the found object in ready - made tradition, both of these operations together are making impact of artist's permanent engagement to build out (realize, make) artwork, which is like this time mighty imposing in space by its exceptional physical presence, after all it is art product of purely plastic imagination and invention, at the same time it is artwork of pure spiritual consistence and meaning.