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Eva Rothschild’s sculptures have been compared to artefacts from a lost civilisation. ‘Stalker’ is a case in point, its distinct modernist lines subverted by its suggested drama of esoteric rituals. As the title suggests, ‘Stalker’ alludes to ideas of a dark presence prowling in the shadows. It also brings to mind Andrei Tarkovsky’s sci-fi film epic of the same name. Tarkovsky’s film ‘Stalker’ is a journey into a remote forbidden territory devastated by an unnamed event that has reputed otherworldly powers to grant one’s deepest desires.

MediumWood, Plexiglas
Dimensions300 x 300 x 300 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Purchase, 2005
Item NumberIMMA.1913
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Eva Rothschild, Stalker, 2004, Wood, Plexiglas, 300 x 300 x 300 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Purchase, 2005

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About the Artist

Eva Rothschild b.1971

Eva Rothschild was born in Dublin in 1971 and lives and works in London. She studied fine art at Goldsmith’s College, London and the University of Ulster, Belfast. In 2014 she was elected to the Royal Academy of Arts, London and in 2019 represented Ireland at La Biennale di Venezia, 58th International Art Exhibition 2019. Forthcoming public commissions for 2020 include outside sculptures for the Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin and a new public park at King’s Cross, London.
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