17 Sep 2022 -  25 Sep 2022

Maria Koshenkova. Fauns Flesh

Event organised by Maria Koshenkova
The Glass Sculptures "Fauns Flesh" evoke a paradox between pure materialism and pure instinct. They examine the clash between emotion and material - and our struggle as human beings to suppress our immediate need to function in a civilised world.
Artist translates the power of imperfection and the dynamics of raw emotions materialised in glass and reveal the violence hidden in graceful and beautiful things - and conversely the beauty that seeks to justify violent acts.

Maria Koshenkova (Russia, 1981) is a Russian/Danish artist.
In her glass sculptures, Koshenkova merge the essential raw conditions of being human–installed by her Eastern European background - with adopted Scandinavian aesthetics.
Maria has has exhibited nationally and world-wide for the past 17 years. Currently her glass works are part of the The Pavilion of Denmark "We Walk the Earth" at the 59th La Biennale di Venezia

Event Dates

From Saturday 17 September To Sunday 25 September

Event Notes


Fauns Flesh I. 2022. 60X43x50cm. Photo @ Kurt Rodahl Hoppe
Fauns Flesh I. 2022. 60X70x55cm. Photo @ Maria Koshenkova
Fauns Flesh III. H65x55x55cm. Photo @ Clare Gatto
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Maria Koshenkova. Fauns Flesh

Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Palazzo Loredan, San Marco 2945 - 30124 Venezia

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