Oleg Kulik, ‘Parachutists’, 2019, Installation, Metal helmets, polymer clay, metal wires, electric wires, led lights, Giampaolo Abbondio
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Oleg Kulik

Parachutists, 2019

Metal helmets, polymer clay, metal wires, electric wires, led lights
236 1/5 × 177 1/5 in
600 × 450 cm
.
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Location
Milan
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Giampaolo Abbondio
Milan

The installation in its entireness is made of 80 units: each of them is composed of an original …

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Photo-credits: Antonio Maniscalco
Oleg Kulik
Russian, b. 1961
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Among the leading artists of post-Soviet Russia, Oleg Kulik has been producing edgy performances, sculptures, installations, and photographs since the mid-1990s. Through his art, he comments on Russia and the West, politics and power, and humankind’s place in and relationship to nature. Kulik began his career as a sculptor and curator at Moscow’s Regina Gallery, where he presented unconventional exhibitions. Describing his trajectory, he has said, “When I came to Moscow, I made glass sculptures—transparent figurative things—and nobody liked them. . . . Then I became a performer, created a huge scandal with my man-dog antics, got a show at Deitch Projects, and after that I felt the freedom to go on as an artist.” In some of Kulik’s most controversial performances, he transformed himself into a dog to reveal deeply troubling truths about human nature.

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The installation in its entireness is made of 80 units: each of them is composed of an original metal helmet with a led light fixed inside of it, and a small human figure hanging from the helmet through a metal wire. All the figures appear different from each others and have diverse attributes, and are made of an …

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Photo-credits: Antonio Maniscalco
Oleg Kulik
Russian, b. 1961
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Among the leading artists of post-Soviet Russia, Oleg Kulik has been producing edgy performances, sculptures, installations, and photographs since the mid-1990s. Through his art, he comments on Russia and the West, politics and power, and humankind’s place in and relationship to nature. Kulik began his career as a sculptor and curator at Moscow’s Regina Gallery, where he presented unconventional exhibitions. Describing his trajectory, he has said, “When I came to Moscow, I made glass sculptures—transparent figurative things—and nobody liked them. . . . Then I became a performer, created a huge scandal with my man-dog antics, got a show at Deitch Projects, and after that I felt the freedom to go on as an artist.” In some of Kulik’s most controversial performances, he transformed himself into a dog to reveal deeply troubling truths about human nature.

Oleg Kulik

Parachutists, 2019

Metal helmets, polymer clay, metal wires, electric wires, led lights
236 1/5 × 177 1/5 in
600 × 450 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
Milan
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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