Gosha Ostretsov – Coolville

This Thursday Georgii “Gosha” Ostretsov invites you into the exotic world of “Coolville”. The opening this week at Claire Oliver Gallery is part one of a two phase exhibition with the second show scheduled for June 8 at Solo Projects in Switzerland.

Gosha Ostretsov - On the Roof - 2009
Gosha Ostretsov, On the Roof, 2009.

The installation of these acrylic on canvas paintings will cover walls and ceiling of the space making for complete sensory immersion in this alternate universe.

Gosha Ostretsov - True Guardian - 2009
Gosha Ostretsov, True Guardian, 2009.

“Coolville” is derived from the recent battles for power in the artist’s Russian homeland. Ostretsov himself plays several opposing parts in his province from leader to dissident. In his take on reality artists are superheroes determined to seize control amidst the chaos.

Gosha Ostretsov - Words Fail Me - 2009
Gosha Ostretsov, Words Fail Me, 2009.

Gosha Ostretsov
Coolville: Part One
22 May – 4 July 2009
Claire Oliver Gallery

Coolville: Part Two
8-14 June 2009
Solo Projects
Basel, Switzerland

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Scott Lickstein is a visual artist and was the founder / primary writer for the art news source, LookIntoMyOwl.com until January 2013 when it merged with NOWhere Limited’s Magazine.

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