"Messages" a New Work in the D-Series, nuit blanche performance

"Messages". Installation. cloth & plastic. 2006

Reception: Saturday, Sept. 9th, 2006, 6-10pm (artist present)
Show runs from Sept. 9th - 30th, 2006

Pavlovic will be doing an all night paper-cut performance based
on his work in the D-Series.
Miroslav Pavlovic 06, nuit blanche performance
712 Lansdowne Avenue, Toronto. Hours: Wed.- Sat., 2-5pm

Offthemapgallery is again 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.
Miroslav Pavlovic

"...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,...

NUIT BLANCHE: Marathon Cut-Paper Performance

Photo courtesy of Nadia Halim

Food courtesy of Ruth and Claudia who came by in the very early morning hours.