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Broken City Péter Horváth

Broken City

Péter Horváth

Published April 15th 2003
ISBN : 9783931126889
Hardcover
128 pages
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Reminiscent of old-fashioned collages and inspired by the likes of Russian constructivism, Dada and John Heartfield, most of the elements employed by Canadian artist Peter Horvath hail from the 20s and 50s. Exaggerating the stark, high-contrastMoreReminiscent of old-fashioned collages and inspired by the likes of Russian constructivism, Dada and John Heartfield, most of the elements employed by Canadian artist Peter Horvath hail from the 20s and 50s. Exaggerating the stark, high-contrast depression-era as well as a glowing, optimistic post-war euphoria, Horvath s work remains eerily anonymous (not unlike a David Lynch movie). He infects his protagonists, terminally lost and confused.