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Artist Name

Lukasz Olek

Born: 1982

Hometown: Warsaw

Based in: Warsaw

Lukasz Olek (born in 1982, Warsaw). Applied graphic designer, illustrator, and creative director with several advertising agencies for over 15 years. He has now associated his professional life with the English agency MiltonBrown, where as Art Director and Executive Producer he coordinates film and video productions. After years of drawing with pencil and ink, he has now discovered the colours of acrylic paints.
He creates mainly dark, large-format abstractions and turpist portraits. Fascinated by the works of Francis Bacon, Marek Rothko and Lucian Freud. In his works he often focuses on the study of texture and colour by resorting to non-obvious materials and media.

11.2020 The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition
07.2020 Project Art, Bonifacio Hotel Gallery. solo exhibition „Blinkered”
06.2020 Targi Sztuki Dostępnej, Warszawa
10.2019 Targi Sztuki Dostępnej, Warszawa
06.2019 Targi Sztuki Dostępnej, Warszawa
05.2019 Project Art Gallery, “Landscape is just the beginning”, group exhibition
04.2019 Moderna Gallery, 19 dzielnica, group exhibition
29.03.2019 “Blinkered”, Ney Gallery, Warsaw, solo exhibition

 



Lukasz Olek In The Studio

I make stuff for me, which you eventually buy.

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More About Lukasz Olek

Question IconWhat inspires you?

Landscapes, loneliness, calm... single malt whisky...

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

landscapes, minimalism, surreal,

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Mark Rothko, Lucian Freud, Francis Bacon,

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

time

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

A cup for coffee should be plainly distinguishable from a cup of dirty water from brushes

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

i go get lost...


Collections Featuring Lukasz Olek

7 Collections

Large Artworks

Large Artworks

47 Artists, 55 Products

Last updated: March 21, 2023

The Shape of It: Figurative Art

The Shape of It: Figurative Art

69 Artists, 79 Products

Last updated: March 1, 2023

Large Paintings

Large Paintings

59 Artists, 70 Products

Last updated: January 18, 2023


Credentials

Education

Vistula Academy

Poland, 2007

Awards

Europe Art Fair, 1st place, Galleries award

2021

Exhibitions

Blinkered

Poland, 2021

Blinkered (Bonifacio Gallery)

Poland, 2021

Landscape is just the beginning

Poland, 2020

Blinkered (Ney Gallery)

Poland, 2020