JOHANNA OLK

IDLE YOUTH

NOVEMBER 3, 2018 - NOVEMBER 18, 2018

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 Photo by  MoreGnar

Photo by MoreGnar

johanna olk // idle youth
A solo exhibition curated by Innocnts
Opening Reception: nov 3rd, 2018 // 7-10pm
Exhibition Dates: nov 3rd - nov 18th, 2018
Gallery Hours: by appointment
1700 naud // 1700 naud street, los angeles ca


INNOCNTS IS Pleased to curatE A SOLO exhibition of French artist @johanna.olk at @1700naud in collaboration with @monsterchildren@RVCA, and @pabstblueribbon.
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IDLE YOUTH features a new series of figurative painting on canvas incorporating pastel color elements into her typically monochromatic palette. Inspired by her time in Los Angeles and a poem by Arthur Rimbaud as platform, the new work is stoic yet upbeat.
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The VERNTISAGE featureD A KILLER live PERFORMANCE by the @venetianblinds_ and a WELL-TUNED set OF JAMS THROUGHOUT THE EVENING COURTESY OF @peakinglights. A big thanks to all the friends that came out to support and also all that helped make it happen.Exhibition remains up until November 19th by appointment. Maybe a day of Johanna tattooing in the gallery to come as well. And still artwork available if interested.

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 Photo by  MoreGnar

Photo by MoreGnar

ABOUT JOHANNA OLK:

Johanna Olk studied industrial design in northern France and has always been attracted to imagery and composition with a timeless beauty. Her artwork is refined to what is essential. Simple gestures convey deep meaning and emotion. This feeling carries through in the various mediums she practices including painting, illustration, tattoo, print, and sculpture. The work relates an ubiquitous emotional connection through simplified graphic imagery that reflects life’s everyday melancholy and beauty. Johanna currently lives and works between Guéthary & Paris, France. In her freetime she enjoys wave riding the local beaches in around Biarritz, attending to her loyal canine companion Serge, and lively wine induced evenings with friends.

 

IMAGES FROM THE OPENING NIGHT BY MORGNAR