Ondrej Gadžor - Madona II.
created: 13. 01. 2022 10:51 modified: 13. 01. 2022 10:51
The wooden sculpture depicts a female figure - the Madonna. The name is artificially created by the cataloger, as the statue does not have its own designation. The sculpture is made of one piece of wood. Used wood is not specified. At the bottom back, the author has his own brand - a carved name.
Height: 44.5 cm
Width: 6 cm
The sculpture is from the collection of OZ Jekhetane - Together.
Ondrej Gadžor (9.7.1956 - 19.10.2013) - the native of Krásna nad Hornádom village, began with woodcarving at the age of 24. He worked with various types of material - stone, even with horn or shells, but especially with wood. He developed a unique sculptural handwriting, influenced by the school of the academic sculptor Vojtech Löfller, in whose atelier he worked for eleven years. Among the main themes stands a woman. He had several solo exhibitions, he regularly attended sculpture open air events. He performed at several solo exhibitions home and abroad. His works are exhibited i. a. also in Los Angeles, or the Vatican and many are part of the collections of museums in Slovakia and in the Czech Republic (East Slovak Museum in Košice, SNM-Museum of Romani Culture in Slovakia in Martin, Vojtech Löffler Museum in Košice, Museum of Romani Culture in Brno).
copyright: State Scientific Library in Prešov
recorded: 01. 10. 2021