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Ralph Koltai

Stage 2 Metal Collage 2002 – 2010

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Ralph Koltai is Britain’s senior and celebrated theatre designer. He has embarked on a new challenge, returning to his roots as a 3-dimensional artist, creating a series of metal collages, mostly made from found objects on farms near his studio in France.

Koltai selects panels or pieces, predominantly metal, and dissects them in a compositional form.

Not in themselves narrative, many spring from his former theatre designs, and have evolved from his life-time approach to his theatre work.

A sheet of rusty metal became a wall in Simon Boccanegra; a dish and sphere the entrance to Caliban’s cave in The Tempest.


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