Emil Lukas

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Emil Lukas was born in Pittsburgh, U.S.A., in 1964. He lives and works in Stockertown.

However much each work of Lukas, such as his stacked columns, is a convincing whole, it is always a collection of various elements. Each element on its own is an extract from, or a single moment in a process begun somewhere else. This in turn sets off a chain of new reactions.

Lukas’s use of materials leftover from other works is a demonstration of this. Furthermore, the frequent presence of thread-like drawings made by insects covered with ink and pigments indicates the simultaneous presence of differing painting components, both regarding their conception and their compositional strategies and developments. In this way each “piece” of a work becomes a fragment in a process of development and growth.
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  • #1530 - red hallucination, 2017

    thread over painted wood and plaster frame with nails
    57,2 x 57,2 x 8,8 cm


  • #1533 - miles of sound, 2017

    thread over painted wood and plaster frame with nails
    63,5 x 76 x 8,5 cm


  • #1536 - cumulative pinch, 2017

    thread over painted wood and plaster frame with nails
    58,5 x 58,5 x 8,5 cm


  • #1531 - shaped hum, 2017

    thread over painted wood and plaster frame with nails
    58,5 x 58,5 x 8,5 cm


  • #1544 -on outward path, 2017

    paint on canvas with thread over wood and aluminum frame
    200 x 100 x 50 cm


  • #1543 -position of heat, 2017

    paint on canvas with thread over wood and aluminum frame
    200 x 100 x 50 cm


  • #1542 - wave, 2017

    paint on canvas with thread over wood and aluminum frame
    200 x 100 x 50 cm


  • #1541 - thrown or drawn in or out, 2017

    paint on canvas with thread over wood and aluminum frame
    100 x 100 x 50 cm


  • #1549 - impact lens, 2017

    alluminum
    130 x 265 x 76 cm


  • System With 417 #416, 1996

    mixed media on paper and chalk
    7,6 x 43 x 22,9 cm


  • Winter Line #0696, 2001

    plaster, glass, paper, wire, wax and organic material
    11,5 x 30,5 x 14 cm


  • Liquid Curve #0733, 2002

    mixed media on plaster
    28 x 29 x 22 cm


  • Yoke #0752, 2003

    mixed technique on plaster, wood, glass and wire
    25 sezioni
    147 x 30,5 x 38,1 cm


  • White Puddles of Color #0751, 2003

    plaster and mixed media on paper (6 pieces)
    20 x 28 x 22 cm


  • Trickle #0758, 2003

    pigments on chalk
    45 x 37 x 6 cm


  • Stacked Colour #0757, 2003

    plaster cast , paper and thread
    45 x 37 x 6 cm


  • Curvature Study, 2012

    Multiple plaster, numbered and signed by the artist
    Limited to 25 copies
    15 x 41 x 22 cm


  • Glass Painting #1189, 2012

    various materials on wood
    68 x 87,5 x 7,5 cm


  • Enlargement #1188, 2012

    painting on plaster with foam and wood
    63,5 x 86,5 x 7,5 cm


  • Yolk, 2004

    mixed media on canvas
    140 x 196 x 8 cm

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  • On the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of Juliette Chair by Hannes Wettstein, Baleri Italia chose to pay homage to one of its most iconic products with a project that celebrates the encounter between design and art. Three contemporary artists – Luigi CarboniJacob Hashimoto and Herbert Hamak – are asked to interpret the “supersleek” and they will be photographed in three emblematic shots.