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Yesterday and Today

Author: USS Košice

Kosice, November 9th 2006 - Yesterday and Today is the name of the exhibition through which artist Zlata Reistetterova shall present her work at the U. S. Steel Kosice Gallery. At the exhibition the artist will present her graphic creations, watercolors, and sketches. Gentle abstraction for illustrating the subjects and geometric shapes, dynamic elements and harmony of color dominate the exhibited works. The cycle Normandia is inspired by the architecture of Normandy, which the author became familiar with during her study residency in France. In the year 2005 she participated at the U. S. Steel plenary for painters. Her experiences from a tour of the iron works giant emerge on the canvas, pastels, collages, as well as suggestions for logos. The current exhibition of Zlata Reistetterova gives proof of the fluent continuity and creativity of her artistic work.
The exhibition takes place on Thursday November 9th 2006 at 17:00. The exhibition runs until the 12th of January 2007, during work days from 8:00 to 15:30.

A brief biography

Zlata Reistetterova was born in Banska Bystrica. During the years 1965 - 70 she studied at the philosophical faculty, department of visual arts in Presov, University P. J. Safarik in Kosice. She belongs among those artists who are devoted to their artistic creations alongside their professional life. For more than three decades she has divided her time between the work of a professional pedagogue and her own creative activities. During the years 1970 - 2002 she was employed as artistic pedagogue at the School of applied arts in Kosice (SUPS), from 1989 to 1991 she was director of the school. She has compiled a body of work inspired by real life, experiences from it, with a characteristic cultivated expression, lyricism, a precise realization close to her nature, and the constant endeavor to discover new approaches and opportunities for her images and ideas. Her works are found in the gallery collections of the Eastern Slovak Museum in Kosice, Miskolc Hungary, and the Novohradska gallery in Lucenec.

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Please accept our invitation to the exhibition.

Further information:

Jan Baca
Office of the director for public relations
U. S. Steel Kosice, s.r.o.
Tel.: +421 55 673 4476
Fax: +421 55 673 0330