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Olaf Holzapfel’s paintings, mixed-media sculptures, and photographs are meditations on the subjective experience of light as seen through fragments of urban and rural architecture and embodied in maquettes, diagrams, and grids. Holzapfel is interested in how humans order their natural surroundings and vice versa. For “My personal interweaved habitats” (2010), Holzapfel created sculptures made from locally sourced, traditional materials from around the world—an installation of timber-frame houses made from cactus fiber references traditional architectural materials of a native tribe in Argentina, while creations of braided straw evoke Polish craftmaking customs.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
2021
Wie es Euch gefällt und was wir sind.Galerie Sabine Knust | Knust Kunz Gallery Editions
2019
Olaf HolzapfelDaniel Marzona
Le Choix d'AlbertXippas
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Lichtbild Koper, 2011

Hay, mesh wire, fixative, wood
65 2/5 × 48 4/5 × 12 3/5 in
166 × 124 × 32 cm
Location
Brussels, Knokke
Medium

Olaf Holzapfel’s paintings, mixed-media sculptures, and photographs are meditations on the subjective experience of light as seen through fragments of urban and rural architecture and embodied in maquettes, diagrams, and grids. Holzapfel is interested in how humans order their natural surroundings and vice versa. For “My personal interweaved habitats” (2010), Holzapfel created sculptures made from locally sourced, traditional materials from around the world—an installation of timber-frame houses made from cactus fiber references traditional architectural materials of a native tribe in Argentina, while creations of braided straw evoke Polish craftmaking customs.

Established
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions (3)
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