Djordje Ozbolt (b. 1967) lives and works in London.
Recent solo shows include: Regaining Memory Loss, Serbian Pavilion, 58th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (2019); Brave New World, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, Bruton (2017); For better or worse, Taro Nasu, Tokyo (2017); Lost and Found, Gallery Baton, Seoul (2017); The Grand Detour, The Holburne Museum, Bath (2016); Mars in Capricorn, Herald St, London (2016); More Paintings About Poets and Food, Hauser & Wirth, New York (2015); Mens sana in corpore sano, Herald St (2014); Djordje Ozbolt, Taro Nasu, Tokyo (2014); Who Say Jah No Dread, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich (2013); Same, Same but Different, Taro Nasu, Tokyo (2012); Herald St, London (2011); Tell them I said something, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich (2010); 303 Gallery, New York (2010); Taro Nasu, Tokyo (2009); Herald St, London (2009); 303 Gallery, New York (2008); Nyehaus, New York (2008); Taro Nasu, Tokyo (2007); Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque, Herald St (2006); New Paintings, Ibid Projects, Vilnius (2005).
Group exhibitions include: Where is the Madness You Promised Me: Dystopian Paintings from the Marc and Livia Straus Family, Hudson Valley MOCA, New York (2019); Belgrade Biennale, Belgrade (2018); Neither, Mendes Wood DM, Brussels (2017); Steps to Aeration, curated by Sarah McCrory, Tanya Leighton, Berlin (2017); Summer Show, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm (2017); Fobofilia, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin (2015); Love: The First of the 7 Virtues, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill (2015); Live and Let Die, Modern Art, London (2014); UndeREALism, à cent mètres du centre du monde, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Perpignan (2013); Beasts of England, Beasts of Ireland, Visual: Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow (2013); Figure Studies: Recent Representational Works on Paper, curated by Domonic Molon, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (2012); The Allure of the Collection, The National Museum of Art, Osaka (2012); Under Realism, Centre Culturel de Serbie, Paris (2012); Bush of Ghosts, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles (2012); beholder, Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh (2011); The Library of Babel/In and Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2010); Djordje Ozbolt and Albuquerque Mendes, curated by Nuno Centeno, The Mews, London (2010); Herald St, Taro Nasu, Tokyo (2010); Tate Triennale, curated by Beatrix Ruf, Tate Britain, London (2006); Other People’s Projects, White Columns, New York (2005).
Serbian-born artist Djordje Ozbolt is known for his use of humour to address social and political issues through eclectic painting, sculpture and drawings. His works are always vibrant, often motley and sometimes sarcastic. No one can accuse him of not knowing his craft: Ozbolt studied architecture in Belgrade before moving to London, where he...