Eva Rothschild: Kosmos

Hear artist Eva Rothschild speak about her new works commissioned by ACCA for her solo exhibition, Kosmos (28 September – 25 November 2018), as well as her collaboration with choreographer Jo Lloyd for CUTOUT, a one-night-only performance in the gallery for 10 dancers alongside Rothschild’s exhibition.

Curated by Max Delany and Annika Kristensen, Eva Rothschild: Kosmos brings together new sculptural commissions with recent work spanning the last decade of the artist’s diverse yet distinct practice. Shaped by a myriad of influences from minimal art of the 1960s and 70s to classical architecture, spiritualism and pop-culture, Rothschild has developed an international reputation for sculptural works that are both striking and spare, as sharp geometric forms morph into flamboyant, enigmatic compositions. Stripped of excess, Rothschild’s abstract arrangements draw the mind into spaces where power, ritual, the architectural and the existential intersect.

Eva Rothschild: Kosmos is the first survey of Rothschild’s work in Australia, and a timely exhibition in advance of her forthcoming representation of Ireland at the 2019 Venice Biennale. Presented in association with City Gallery Wellington, and the Melbourne International Arts Festival, with the support of Culture Ireland.