Kolding's collages (all works 2000), grouped in sequences of four sheets each or pinned as single sheets directly to the wall, combine starkly juxtaposed black-and-white photocopies of details of functionalist and Brutalist architecture with pop references and evocations
of the suburban housing of Kolding's childhood and youth in Copenhagen during the '70s and '8os.
of ephemeral or natural entities echoed architectural elements and the human bodies on the scene.
Either way, they remain evocations
of an absent original.
The three works, which the artist refers to as her 3-D silver, chalk, and charcoal drawings, are visually rich ruminations on violence and death counterpointed by evocations
of flight and transcendence.
The intermundial character of air travel, its uncanny evocations
of birth and death and limbo, male for a lot of psychic drama, and it's all so clearly legible, flickering on the faces of travelers: relief, exhaustion, anxiety, bewilderment, joy.
In 1984, when Yugoslavian-born Prvulovic settled in the United States, the specific locations depicted in the first paintings in this series became more generic evocations
of the machine age.
of domestic strife and Christian martyrdom wouldn't seem out of place in a neo-Expressionist painting, but it was surprising to encounter them within a cool, ironic critique of Minimalist sculpture.
These range from the grotesque to the classical, and, as their titles imply, aren't so much portraits as evocations
of archetypes - scholar, gargoyle, prince, satyr, Apollo, and so on.