by Katarína Bičanová

Work with materials (in a 3D space) is one of the oldest expressions of human creativity and thus the long history of Slovak territory is well documented through interesting excavations of plastic art objects and, later on, through sculptures which were directly related to the historical development of various state formations with their diverse cultural influences. Like other Slovak visual art genres, the art of making sculpture acquired a specific national character as late as the 20th century. Noteworthy are also its associations with current world arts tendencies from the 1960s until today.