The sculpture shows a state of suspension, half existence, half non-existence. This unusually difficult maneuver of the mind, in which you have to cope with the transition from one state of being into the next
The artist shows an illustration of the dopamine flood of our mesolimbic system in the form of a still life.
As in Brzeski’s earlier works, also here the sculpture is strongly related to the drawing. The artist uses stains and lines, and what is figurative intertwines with abstract forms.
Among the latest works by Olaf Brzeski presented at the Adventure exhibition, there is a short series of intimate objects with a decorative and functional character. These are original, ceramic vases with attached ashtrays.
The set of in-glaze painted and triple-fired ceramic plates bears a Latin title: Post Tenebras Lux, which mean “after darkness comes the light”.
This unique object of painted black steel, attached to the ceiling, evokes a certain state of mind of the artist.
Dorota is a monumental portrait of a short woman – her 280 cm heigh body is prenaturally large and overscaled, yet surprisingly flimsy.