by Miroslav Pavlovic
MIROSLAV PAVLOVIC’S 'NEW WORKS’ @ OFFTHEMAPGALLERY
Director & curator: Antonia Lancaster
‘NEW WORKS’ in the D-works series
by Miroslav Pavlovic
Opening Reception, Saturday, January 8, 2 - 5pm (artist present)
Show runs from January 5 - January 29, 2005
80 Spadina Avenue, 5th floor, Toronto, Canada M5V 2J4
Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 11am to 5pm
offthemapgallery is pleased to present the next stage in this very accomplished Serbian artist’s work. Pavlovic strives for the sublime by using the elemental. He struggles for an absolute he knows doesn't exist. His is a Bauhausian existing in the twenty first century. And the power of his work is forged out of all this.
Antonia Lancaster, curator, offthemapgallery
"...A quarter of a century ago I shifted the painting from an illusion into a real space, and that field has proved inexhaustible......My initial idea of creating a three-dimensional painting has burdened me with the impossible task of fusing form and space without making them a mere reproduction of the outward vision. The crucial issue is descriptiveness within a single and simple normative,..." Interview in ARTcontext, June 2003, Serbian Magazine of Contemporary Arts.
"...serious, accomplished, sophisticated artist. His abstract picture-constructions appear at once original and well grounded in a modern tradition..."
Peter Schjeldahl, New York, Summer 1987
Miroslav Pavlovic was born in Serbia, 1952, graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts in Bucharest (Romania) 1974-78, and continued with post-graduated studies at the same Institute 1978-80. He has exhibited extensively since 1978 in Romania, Serbia, Scandinavia, Slovenia, Hungary, Canada, and the United States. He has taken part in many group exhibitions in Serbia and abroad. His works are part of a vast number of collections in Romania, Serbia, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, United States, Canada, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Greece, Japan,...
For further information contact Antonia at:
Tel: 416 642 2113 or 1 877 860 0019