Pavel Korbička

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SPACE, OR THE EVENT OF SPACE, Miroslav Petříček, Prague, 2011

Pavel Korbička is striking due to the inconspicuousness of his work. He quite graphically expresses Robert Morris’s words, that “simplicity of form is not the same as simplicity of experience”. The source of that with which he works is light and space. We know light, whether as a physical phenomenon, and as a symbol or metaphor; we know about space from geometry, and/or we are not aware of it at all when we move...continue reading

GERMINATIONS, BODY AND SPACE, Patrick Karez, Paris, 1995

Czech artist Pavel Korbička makes large-format wall installation, working with white wooden plates, simple drawings (that make you rather thinks of shadings) and coloured neons.
Pavel Korbička is one of the few artists who took direct inspiration from the magic of Delphi and its omnipresent treasures of antiquity in order to integrate this confrontation with the “ancient world” in his works.
On four...continue reading

AN INSTALLATION SEEKING TO UNSETTLE, Jiří Machalický, Prague, 2016

Space, Motion, Light
Pavel Korbička ranks among artists who work with maximum concentration. He exploits each creative impulse down to the minutest detail, is able to bring his message across with the use of the most economical devices, his idiom conveying an experience of great intensity. He works with space, light, and color, employing various combinations of new and classical technologies. He manages to conjure...continue reading

LIGHT CONDUCTORS, Jiří Valoch, Brno, 2005

Pavel Korbička is a Czech artist of the young generation, and certainly one of the less spectacular, who consistently pursues his themes rather than pressing for immediate success.  It seems quite symptomatic that his teachers at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague were Stanislav Kolíbal and Miloš Šejn.  Essentially, both are conceptual artists, yet their concept of art work differs greatly...continue reading