Olaf Breuning – is a sensitive artist whose works are full of irony embracing a wide variety of media, including photography, sculpture, installations and video.
Specially for the Moscow display Olaf Breuning has created a group of eight marble sculptures with absurd in meaning but elegant in form inscriptions engraved on them. The world have never seen the Epitaphs like these.
The artist’s works are on display in famous museums and galleries worldwide and are also part of permanent museum collections including:
AROS, Aarhus, DK
FONDS NATIONAL D’ART CONTEMPORAIN, FR
Kunsthalle Hamburg, D
Kunsthaus Glarus, CH
Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, CH
Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen, DK
Musée d’Art Moderne/ Centre de Création Industrielle, FR
Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, CH
Sammlung Falkenberg, Hamburg, D
UBS Collection, CH
Sammlung Goetz, München, D
Saatchi Collection, London, UK
Sculptures and installations by Olaf Breuning have become an essential part of urban landscape. The artist has participated in a large number of prestigious public projects, including City Hall Park exhibition “Lightness of Being” (2013), Happening of Station to station (2013), Miami Art Basel (2013).
Before the Moscow show, on March 4th 2014, New York’s Central Park hosted the installation of Breuning’s new sculpture group – “The Clouds”. The nearly 10-meter-tall sculpture is the artist’s largest open-air project so far.