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Oskar Dawicki

Balance Practice, 2018

Pencil and felt-tip pen drawing on paper in a clip frame (42 x 29,7 cm), string, bottle
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Warsaw
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In a series of self-portrait drawings the artist depicted himself in his signature blue jacket, …

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In a series of self-portrait drawings the artist depicted himself in his signature blue jacket, pulling on one end of a rope. The other end of the rope is in fact real and attached to each drawing's frame, with different objects such as empty vodka bottles, ziploc bags with money or candy dangling from it and thus …

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Oskar Dawicki
Polish, b. 1971
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Oskar Dawicki's performance-based practice seeks to dismantle the seriousness of contemporary conceptual art. His works, which he has called "funny and painful," explore the arbitrary nature of art criticism, but also how this criticism plunges the artist into existential crises about one's self. His performances, videos, objects, and installations engage with themes of human morality, ancient philosophy, and self-reflection, yet have been described as "non-productive." Known for wearing a signature blue sequined jacket, Dawicki emphasizes the importance of subjectively interpreting art, having said, "the idea of controlling meaning is rather boring."

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In a series of self-portrait drawings the artist depicted himself in his signature blue jacket, …

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In a series of self-portrait drawings the artist depicted himself in his signature blue jacket, pulling on one end of a rope. The other end of the rope is in fact real and attached to each drawing's frame, with different objects such as empty vodka bottles, ziploc bags with money or candy dangling from it and thus …

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Oskar Dawicki
Polish, b. 1971
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Oskar Dawicki's performance-based practice seeks to dismantle the seriousness of contemporary conceptual art. His works, which he has called "funny and painful," explore the arbitrary nature of art criticism, but also how this criticism plunges the artist into existential crises about one's self. His performances, videos, objects, and installations engage with themes of human morality, ancient philosophy, and self-reflection, yet have been described as "non-productive." Known for wearing a signature blue sequined jacket, Dawicki emphasizes the importance of subjectively interpreting art, having said, "the idea of controlling meaning is rather boring."

Oskar Dawicki

Balance Practice, 2018

Pencil and felt-tip pen drawing on paper in a clip frame (42 x 29,7 cm), string, bottle
in
cm
This is a unique work.
location
Warsaw
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