NEW WORKS by Alex Mirutziu on display at Sabot Gallery

Added on by Alex Mirutziu.



Exhibition on view through January 10th, 2014
www.galeria-sabot.ro


Off-the-wall outcome of the artist’s philosophy-driven research into the art theory and practice, Alex Mirutziu’s second solo show with Sabot is proving again the artist’s appetite for deconstruction and critical dissection. Informed by his ongoing series of Pending Works, the recentBureaucratic Objects are activated by Mirutziu’s rendering of the Reality of Never and its Design.


L’enfant terrible of his generation, Alex Mirutziu dynamited his way into the art world with frantic performances, resistant to monolithic definitions. His work is regarded as provocative and intensely philosophical to deeply entangled and juxtaposed, where closure and heartbreak seem always in need, of an unpalatable and constricted reality of each millisecond, as time itself might be a result of a violent and catastrophic event that needs re-establishment in history. He declares being influenced of writers rather than visual artists, voluntarily exiled himself in his hometown with which he has a love hate relationship masochistically overstated as nomadic existence. His affiliation to classicism is visible when drawing extensively from Adolfo Wildt and Jacob Isaakszoon van Ruisdael, reworking ‘The Jewish Cemetery’ among other romantic works, following a path that only Constable took seriously in 1797. A Romanian artist in his early thirties, Alex Mirutziu goes beyond his fragile frame and apparent shyness to fastidiously perform the unperformable, moments of silence to thoughts that die never looking like art as in his latest series of works called Pending Works.



Björn Olsen

independent writer and occasional curator, researcher at University of Manchester


Alex Mirutziu - Architecture for page turn, 2013

Alex Mirutziu - Architecture for page turn, 2013

Alex Mirutziu - Weight of sleep as temporary sculpture present in flesh of face, 2013

Alex Mirutziu - Where is the poem, 2013

Alex Mirutziu - Where is the poem, 2013

Alex Mirutziu - Weight of sleep as temporary sculpture present in flesh of face, 2013

Installation view

Installation view

Alex Mirutziu - Scotopolitic Objects #2, 2013

Installation view

The Artist and Himself at 29 - The urgency of the idea of closure in drawing (detail), 2013

The Artist and Himself at 29 - The urgency of the idea of closure in drawing (detail), 2013

The Artist and Himself at 29 - The urgency of the idea of closure in drawing (detail), 2013
All photos by Alex Mirutziu