Botond Keresztesi's solo show at VUNU Gallery in Kosice.
Botond Keresztesi: R.P.G. – Robocop Paints Grisaille
Curated by Peter Bencze
May 29 – June 24, 2019
VUNU Gallery, Kosice
„Dead or alive you're coming with me!” Alex J Murphy
Definition of ROBOCOP in English: NOUN Science Fiction A robotic or bionic law enforcement officer; (in extended use) a police officer whose behaviour is likened to that of a robot. Origin 1950s.
Definition of PAINT in English: NOUN / VERB 1mass noun A coloured substance which is spread over a surface and dries to leave a thin decorative or protective coating. ‘a tin of paint’ count noun ‘bituminous paints’ Origin Mid English: from peint ‘painted’, past participle of Old French peindre, from Latin pingere ‘to paint’.
Definition of GRISAILLE in English: NOUN mass noun Art 1A method of painting in grey monochrome, typically to imitate sculpture. ‘trompe l'oeil elevations painted in grisaille’ More example sentences 1.1count noun A grisaille painting or stained-glass window. ‘fine grisailles by Hans Holbein the Elder’ Origin Mid 19th century: French, from gris ‘grey’.
Photography: all images copyright and courtesy of the artist and Everybody Needs and VUNU, Kosice. Photo credit: Tibor Czito