Lot 140 - Georg Oskar - Alarm Clock
Oil Pastel on Paper
A6 (15 x 10cm) Original Artwork
Signed on verso
Georg Óskar (b.1985, Iceland) currently works and lives in Oslo, Norway. He graduated with a Diploma in Fine Arts from Akureyri School of visual arts in 2009 and subsequently obtain his MFA from the Faculty of Fine Art, Music and Design in Bergen, Norway in 2016. Since then, Oskar has exhibited internationally in various countries including Spain, Germany, China, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland, to name a few.
Fundamentally, his practice is regarded as a visual diary of his personal observations of the mundane, specifically in nature and people. His works are composed in a unique manner to allow multiple entry points for viewers, prompting them to reflect on the complexities of contemporary life.
Infused with a distinct twist, Oskar’s narratives are often sarcastic, but always offer genuine observations of his lived and built environment. A sense of levity and innocence is located within his narratives and murkiness of his palette, to operate as a ‘psychological counteract’ that enables him to maintain a bemused distance from the profane, the dark, and the obscene.
2014-2016 Bergen Academy of Art and Design/MFA, Bergen, Norway 2007-2009 Akureyri School of Visual Art, Akureyri, Iceland
2007-2008 Lahti Polytechnic of Fine Arts, Lahti, Finland
2020 Noplace, Oslo, Norway
2019 “Untitled Everything”, Richard Koh Fine Arts, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
2019 “I felt bad, but I feel a little bit better now”, Abject gallery, Newcastle, England.
2018 “The living room at home”, Alþýðuhúsið á Siglufirði, Iceland
2018 “Notes from underground”, EXCAVO Fine Arts at Central Studios, London, Canada
2017 “Jón Óskar & Georg Óskar”, Tveir Hrafnar Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2017 “Appetite for midnight”,Tveir Hrafnar Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2017 “Be-Four", Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland.
2020 Migrant Bird Space, Berlin, Germany
2019 Kaktus, Akureyri, Iceland
2019 “Ouverture”, Altro Mondo Creative Space, Manila, Philippines. 2018 “Contemporary Chaos”, Vestfossen Museum, Norway
2018 Akureyri Art Museum. Akureyri, Iceland
2018 Gallery Tsjalling, Groningen, Netherlands
JD Malat Gallery, London, UK.
Tveir Hrafnar Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.
Migrant Bird Space, Berlin, Germany.
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
The work consists of everyday life and troubles.
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