Martin Lukáč »Free trial today!«

03 Martin Lukac First Trial Today Untitled

Risograph on paper in white wooden box frame
42 x 29.7 cm (16.5 x 11.7 inches)
10 different sujets
Edition of 11 of each sujet

700 Euro

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Free trial today! (Untitled), 2015

The richness of abstract-expressionist forms and symbolism that Martin Lukáč produces is difficult to pin down and is best experienced at a subjective associative level. In his work, the Prague-based artist often varies simple and contrastive forms and visual motifs that he continues throughout several series. The 10 different motifs of the edition give the impression of automatic drawings or spontaneous graphical recordings that simulate naive and raw creative expression. They evoke a fictitious alphabet or mimicry of symbols that are responsible only to themselves.

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Martin Lukáč

The paintings of Martin Lukáč (*1989, Slovakia) exist somewhere between a rock and a hard place. Normally, such a position would be cause for anxiety in a painter, but Lukáč inhabits this willfully liminal space with a relative ease, even a certain grace. His paintings can at times be a mess of vivid colors – expressive shapes and faces in disorder that can’t wait to tell their story. Then again other works feature clear yet mysterious symbols. What unites them is Lukáč’s painterly appetite for adventure.

Read our story with Martin in his studio.

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