David Krnansky, Martin Lukac, and Julius Reichel are so far the only ones who represent the phenomenon of the painting come-back; being inspired by Basquiat heroin-ish dreams and gradient, post-internet textures.
B.H.G. has prepared an exhibition that is geared around the nineteenth century ‘academic salon’ and the old-school categories such as: ‘good painting’. Their aim was to put the viewers’ attention to the postmodern ‘eye wink’ this time, however, understood in too straightforward a way. Abstract art is going to dominate the gallery space and lead us to unknown and unpredicted meanings hidden by the non-figurative paintings.
Czech and Slovak artists make an attempt to bring back to life the myth of originality, showing post-formalistic and post-plasticistic images. The infamous term of zombie formalism is going to vanish to give room for previously unknown nuances of freshness.
B.H.G. - artists’ trio, final year students in Jiří Černický and Marek Meduna studio at UMPRUM (Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague). Their works are most often site-specific installations with ready-mades combined with paintings and drawings.