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Bombs and Candies: Kata Legrady
Edited by Kata Legrady
About This Book
The first monograph on Kata Legrady's works presenting a collection of drawings, photographs, sculptures, and video installations. Kata Legrady belongs to that long and bountiful line of artists for whom an object offers the stimulus for artistic thought and action. Her work takes the form of a symbolic encounter between two distinct universes: on the one side, weapons of war, and on the other, confectionary. In other words, there is a short-circuit between the lethal and the inoffensive; a tension between childhood and destruction, between carefree and suffering.
About the Author
Kata Legrady was born in 1974 at Bacs in Hungary. She studied music and singing at the Pecs Conservatoire before finally opting for the plastic arts. She lives and works in Hanover, Germany.