Ervin Potočnik "Messengers"

Two views of the artist's tale of humans of the emphasis on the strongly contrasting stylised figures, which are merged and float in a white void.

Mar 2020
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Bezigrad Gallery 2
Ervin Potočnik, 2020, Postavitev v Bežigrajski galeriji 2
Ervin Potočnik, 2020, Postavitev v Bežigrajski galeriji 2 © Marko Tušek

These are the messengers in an unknown ritual. The paintings of a larger format (200 x 110 cm) are dominated by red-coloured figures, while the second part of the exhibition presents preparatory paintings or concepts for sculptures, with an emphasis on black figures.

Ervin Potočnik was born on 21 July 1957 in Celje. In 1990 he enrolled in sculpture studies at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. In the school year 1994/95 he received the Prešeren Award for Students for his achievements. The following year he graduated with Prof Lujo Vodopivec and in 2002 completed his master's degree in sculpture with the same professor. He lives in Ljubljana.

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