Djordje Ozbolt

  • 1 May – 30 November 2016

From May 2016, artist Djordje Ozbolt will be in residence at The Maltings studio in Bruton.

Djordje Ozbolt was born in Belgrade in 1967. He studied architecture at Belgrade University and moved to London in 1991, where he continued his studies in painting at the Royal Academy. Ozbolt lives and works in London.

Recent solo exhibitions include ‘More paintings about poets and food’, Hauser & Wirth New York 69th Street (2015), ‘Mars in Capricorn’, Herald St., London, England (2016); ‘Who Say Jah No Dread’, Hauser & Wirth Zürich (2013); ‘Tell them I said something…’, Hauser & Wirth Zürich (2010). Ozbolt has been featured in numerous group exhibitions including ‘Love: The First of the 7 Virtues’, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill NY (2015); ‘Fobofilia’, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy (2015); ‘Beasts of England, Beasts of Ireland’, Visual Carlow, Carlow, Ireland (2014); ‘The Allure of the Collection’, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan (2012); ‘Figure Studies’, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis MO; the Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic (2007); and ‘Tate Triennale’, Tate Britain, London, England (2006). In Spring 2014 JRP Ringier published a catalogue devoted to the artist’s work.

In November 2016 Djordje Ozbolt will present a solo exhibition at Holburne Museum, Bath, England. The works in the show will respond directly to the Holburne’s Old Masters in which Ozbolt will select key areas of the collection displays to ‘invade’.