Olav Mathisen Describes Fragments of the Human Condition

EYES IN™ Magazine Editor-in-Chief Vivian Van Dijk covered the SCOPE art event in Miami live and shares an interesting young artist, Olav Mathisen, whose work was exhibited by Galleri Ramfjord.

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About Olav Mathisen

Olav Mathisen is a young artist from Lillehammer, Norway. Mathisen has studied Fine Art at Ålesund Kunstfagskole, Strykjernet Kunstskole and is currently studying at Bergen academy of art and design (Kunstakademiet).

He primarily works with oil and egg tempera on canvas. His subject matter draws from fragments of the human condition; tendencies, roles, both subjectification and objectification of "the self" in different constructed situations.

His paintings consists of a variety of techniques. From total abstraction and thick pastose strokes, to more detailed figurative painting conversing on the same surface.

Mathisen had his first solo exhibition at Galleri Ramfjord in August 16 - September 7, 2014. To view more of the works of Olav Mathisen, please click the Galleri Ramfjord link, below.

About SCOPE Miami

SCOPE offers critically acclaimed art shows that extend beyond the ordinary in contemporary art.

With over 65 art fairs spanning more than a decade, SCOPE is the largest and most global art fair in the world, celebrated as the premier showcase for international emerging contemporary art and multi-disciplinary creative programming. Renowned for its uncanny ability to forecast new visual trends that are embraced globally, SCOPE Art Shows in Miami Beach, Basel, New York, London and the Hamptons have garnered extensive critical acclaim, with sales of over $800 million and attendance of over 1,000,000 visitors.

SCOPE taps into the cultural psyche to present only the most pioneering work across multiple creative disciplines.

SCOPE comes to New York City in March 6-8, 2015.

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Source: Galleri Ramfjord and SCOPE Miami

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