Testing the Limits of Humor and Aesthetics
Swiss artist Olaf Breuning pushes the boundaries of contemporary art with his keen sense of irony and idiosyncratic visuals. His practice is definitively interdisciplinary: from photo-collages to installations, and from performances to paintings, Breuning’s work is provocative, relatable, and inherently humorous. Released concurrently with the artist’s retrospective at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf, our new book Olaf Breuning documents and showcases the cross-section of the prolific artist’s oeuvre. The monograph is now available at Gestalten Space Berlin and in our webshop.
A production by Gestalten & Canal 180 | Direction, Camera, Editing: Astrid Gleichmann | Additional Camera: Joana Alves Ferreira | Sound: Gonçalo Coelho | Location: Abrantes/Creative Camp 2014 | Music: Cylinder Five—Chris Zabriskie | Copyright 2016 Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH und Co. KG
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