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On the occasion of Paris+ by Art Basel, the gallery is presenting, for the first time, a museal selection consisting of artworks from the most significant period of Anna Zemánková - the iconic large pastels from the 1960s and 1970s - and more sophisticated drawings which include textile collage, embossing, or paper cutouts.

The Venice Biennale (curated by Massimiliano Gioni) in 2013 transformed Anna Zemánková from an iconic figure of art brut to an artist adored by the contemporary art world. Her works have joined countless collections, including those of the Centre Pompidou and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and in recent years have been shown in major exhibitions including those at the New Museum (NYC), the Hyogo Museum (Kobe), Lafayette Anticipations (Paris) and the Rudolfinum (Prague).

anna zemánková - © christian berst — art brut
anna zemánková - © christian berst — art brut
anna zemánková - © christian berst — art brut
anna zemánková - © christian berst — art brut
Anna Zemankova
anna zemankova - © christian berst — art brut

It was in the early 60s that this humble Moravian began to produce work for which her condition had not prepared her, responding strikingly to injunctions from the depths. Thus, at a time when the demons of the night were still vying for the seminal iridescence of dawn, she would pick strange flowers in her mind, to make them protrude from the paper. “I grow flowers that don’t grow anywhere else”, she used to say. Anna Zemánková is already an established figure in the art brut, having been honored in 2013 at the 55th Venice Biennale, before a significant body of her work joined the collections of the Centre Pompidou, and the collections of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in 2020. In 2024, his works will be presented for the second time at the Venice Biennale, curated by Adriano Pedrosa.

Press review
Paris+ fait rayonner la capitale française : des stands sold out
Armelle Malvoisin, Beaux Arts Magazine. November 24, 2023.
Paris+ par art basel, vu pour vous : anna zemánková
Emmanuelle Lequeux, Beaux Arts Magazine. October 31, 2023.
Le 10 migliori gallerie della super fiera Paris+ a Parigi
Massimiliano Tonelli, Artribune. October 25, 2023.
Paris+ par Art Basel 2023: tutte le grandi vendite dalla fiera più sexy dell’anno
Davide Landoni, ArtsLife. October 24, 2023.
Mit aller Macht: Der zweite Aufritt der Kunstmesse Paris+
Alexandra Wach, Taggespiegel. October 24, 2023.
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Olivier De Rincquesen, BFM TV. October 24, 2023.
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Hélène Jourdan-Gassin, Chez Lola Gassin. October 23, 2023.
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Paul Laster, Galerie Magazine. October 21, 2023.
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Valérie Duponchelle, Béatrice De Rochebouët, Le Figaro. October 21, 2023.
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Hanyu Noriko, Ovni Navi. October 20, 2023.
13 superbes stands de paris+ qui méritent de braver la foule - Christian Berst : l’herbier magique d’Anna Zemánková
Maïlys Celeux-Lanval, Inès Boittiaux, Joséphine Bindé, Florelle Guillaume, Beaux Arts Magazine. October 19, 2023.
Nos 9 stands favoris de Paris+ par Art Basel : fleurs magiques - Anna Zemánková
Alison Moss, Stéphanie Pioda, Julie Chaizemartin, Jade Pillaudin, Le Quotidien De L’Art. October 18, 2023.
french galleries, turning a spotlight on female artists: anna zemánková at Paris+ by art basel
Anne-Cécile Sanchez, Le Journal Des Arts. October 6, 2023.
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