Exhibition

Scenic wonders-modern masterpieces

21 Apr 2013 – 7 May 2013

The Searchers Contemporary

Bristol, United Kingdom

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Alexander Korzer-Robinson-sculpted books

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The Searchers contemporary presents a new collection of sculpted tomes fresh from the cutting edge of Bristol artist Alexander Korzer-Robinson, whose extraordinary creative practice has earned him a global following. For this exhibition he has directed his precise wizardry to a group of volumes on the subject of medicine, obsessively carving his way through ‘Grays Anatomy' and a ‘Larousse Medical'. Alex's work has evolved within the tradition of collage but by drawing on his background in psychology and giving free reign to the notion of the ‘inner landscape' he elegantly transforms these forgotten books into thoroughly modern masterpieces with a universal appeal, His use of antiquarian books suggests both an exploration and a deconstruction of nostalgia that results in complex narrative scenarios. ‘We create our own past from fragments of reality in a process that combines the willful aspects of remembering and forgetting with the coincidental and unconscious' AKR

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