David Ostrowski, ‘F (A thing is a thing in a whole which it's not)’, 2014, Painting, Acrylic and lacquer on canvas, Van Ham
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David Ostrowski

F (A thing is a thing in a whole which it's not), 2014

Acrylic and lacquer on canvas
94 1/2 × 74 4/5 in
240 × 190 cm
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240 x 190cm. Signed and dated verso on the canvas overlap: David Ostrowski 14.

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David Ostrowski
German, b. 1981
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David Ostrowski intends his minimalist canvases to be tabula rasae, blank slates that have not experienced outside interference. His works are dominated by white, with occasional scribbles and patches of color functioning as unruly interventions. For his ongoing series “F,” the artist works in a contrary style, rapidly effacing existing strokes and embracing marks that might be considered errors. He layers oil and lacquer on his surfaces, occasionally adding blank, collaged bits of paper. This improvisatory method and its effects recall the expressive inscriptions of Cy Twombly. Critic JJ Charlesworth has called Ostrowski’s work “endgame” painting—a process that involves discovering what marks must still be made on the canvas.

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240 x 190cm. Signed and dated verso on the canvas overlap: David Ostrowski 14.

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David Ostrowski
German, b. 1981
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David Ostrowski intends his minimalist canvases to be tabula rasae, blank slates that have not experienced outside interference. His works are dominated by white, with occasional scribbles and patches of color functioning as unruly interventions. For his ongoing series “F,” the artist works in a contrary style, rapidly effacing existing strokes and embracing marks that might be considered errors. He layers oil and lacquer on his surfaces, occasionally adding blank, collaged bits of paper. This improvisatory method and its effects recall the expressive inscriptions of Cy Twombly. Critic JJ Charlesworth has called Ostrowski’s work “endgame” painting—a process that involves discovering what marks must still be made on the canvas.

David Ostrowski

F (A thing is a thing in a whole which it's not), 2014

Acrylic and lacquer on canvas
94 1/2 × 74 4/5 in
240 × 190 cm
Bidding closed
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