OZ HARVEST / MASSIMO BOTTURA CHARITY ART AUCTION - Sale 8336A - Lot 3
11 April 2017,
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Lot 3 John Olsen
Coq au Vin 2010. Limited edition fine art reproduction Edition 23/40 Floating white box frame 122 x 152cm RRP $2200 RRP $2200 Floating white box frame 52 x 57cm Olsen's work has been marked by a deep engagement with the Australian landscape and he lived for long periods in different parts of the country and travelled widely in it. Although John Olsen has been labelled as an abstract artist, Olsen rejects this label, stating, 'I have never painted an abstract painting in my life'. He describes his work as 'an exploration of the totality of landscape'.