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A selection of artworks worthy of attention and good value are offered here for exclusive sale.

Works tend to be sourced from private collections or artists' studios.


 Micheal van Ofen,  Untitled , 2006, oil on canvas, 19 x 17 1/2 inches

Micheal van Ofen, Untitled, 2006, oil on canvas, 19 x 17 1/2 inches

 

MICHAEL VAN OFEN

The paintings of Michael van Ofen vacillate between the recognizable and mysterious. Reducing a familiar painting to its lowest common denominator of formal elements in a manner of a few brushstrokes. Between abstraction and figuration a semblances is achieved as colors rid themselves of their direct reference and embrace the suggestibility of a viewer’s interpretation. As van Ofen thoughtfully appropriates from certain canons of art history he too is simultaneously positing himself within the contemporary canons being forged today.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2017

PREVIEW: Nach der Natur. Galerie Ludorff, Düsseldorf, Germany

2014

Bilder aus Zweihundert Jahren, JaLiMa Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)

2013

Germania und Italia. The Continuance of the Contemporary, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy (solo)

2012

Alison Jacques, London,UK (solo)

Michael van Ofen: Anton v. Werner, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)