Olaf Quantius

 

presented by KUTTNER SIEBERT Galerie

 

 

Born 1971 in Bonn-Bad Godesberg, Germany

 

 

With the interplay between abstraction and concreteness, the paintings move from the visible to the suddenly invisible, from copious layers of colour to the poetic presence of gentleness. Olaf Quantius' paintings are nurtured by the vague moment, that fleeting glimpse of the corporeal and its fading apparition. The non-figurative painting in this artist's oeuvre is no exception, even though it steps beyond the barriers of elusive concepts. Olaf Quantius, born 1971 in Bonn, studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Knste Karlsruhe. His first solo show at the Saarlandmuseum Saarbrcken, which is currently on view, gives a review of his last years paintings

 

 
 

Olaf Quantius, untitled (orten 21), 2010, oil, acrylic on woolen blanket, Styrofoam, wood, acrylic glass, 113,1 x 141,1 x 8,5 cm