Lot 5, Mihai Olos - Space Module (c.1980)* - Romanian artists in the spotlight - Art in Central and Eastern Europe <br> 6th of October - Auctions

Space Module (c.1980)*


Size: 43 x 43 cm

Medium: Oil on canvas 


Private collection, Bucharest.



Bidding begins Oct 3, 10:00 GMT+2
Starting price €5,500
Estimate €7,000 - €9,000

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Mihai Olos was a Romanian conceptual artist, essayist and poet. He achieved through his work a unique synthesis between the immemorial culture of the Maramureș region in Romania and the universal language of late modernism. A gifted colourist in his first paintings, he became more attracted towards experimenting with various forms and materials later on. His central theme was the node. Olos transformed the spindle-head – a miniature of the nail-less junctions in the architecture of the wooden churches of Maramureș into a constructive module for the project of a universal city that he theorised and represented in different forms and materials. His work can be found in private and public collections, in Baia Mare and Bucharest, Romania, the Fuji Museum Tokyo, Japan, Commanderie van Sint-Jan Nijmegen, the Netherlands, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Erich Marx collection, and has been part of exhibitions at the Milan Triennale, the Venice Biennale, Documenta Kassel, to name a few.

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