David Ostrowski, ‘F (Days of Thunder)’, 2020, Painting, Acrylic and lacquer on canvas, wood, KvS Auctions
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David Ostrowski

F (Days of Thunder), 2020

Acrylic and lacquer on canvas, wood
39 4/5 × 31 9/10 in
101 × 81 cm
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David Ostrowski has produced a body of work that revolves around the idea of the zero point – a …

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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 (Days of Thunder)’, 2020, Painting, Acrylic and lacquer on canvas, wood, KvS Auctions
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David Ostrowski has produced a body of work that revolves around the idea of the zero point – a place of nothingness or the beyond of cultural and painterly codes. Ostrowski’s paintings are products of a desire to eliminate painterly knowledge. They are expressions of the idea that in producing notions of emptiness, …

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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 (Days of Thunder), 2020

Acrylic and lacquer on canvas, wood
39 4/5 × 31 9/10 in
101 × 81 cm
Bidding closed
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