10.11.2011 Q&A with Katarína Janečková
Katarína Janečková is studying at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava, under the guidance of Professor Ivan Csudai. She collaborated with David Černý on their joint exhibition called Small Scale II & Entropa form. She likes to emphasise feminine delicacy, plays with contrasts, such as tenderness versus cruelty.
Q: Do you think artists have to suffer?
A: Artist or not, everybody suffers sometimes. But I do not need suffering to paint. I use coconut shakes, travelling to exotic destination and other positive experiences as my inspiration.
A: Of course I would, and I wouldn’t even need to be an artist. But I love being a woman, I have both the opportunity and ambition to learn all I need from my male colleagues
A: Well, it would be a shame to limit art in any way. I think that good quality art can justify bizarre perversion and of course if the art itself is useless, no kind of a scandal can turn it into an actual piece of art.