Turning Point

Turning Point

2004
Artist
Jacco Olivier, Dutch, 1972
Born: Netherlands
Work Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country
Netherlands
single-channel video
Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum
2010.479.1-3
Jacco Olivier (Dutch). Turning Point. 2004. Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum. 2010.479.1-3.
Dimensions
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Inscription
"BLINK! Light, Sound and Moving Image"—Denver Art Museum [03/10/2011 - 04/30/2011]
Department
Modern and Contemporary Art
Collection
Modern and Contemporary Art

Olivier combines painting and film in these delightful short animations.  Using the technique of stop motion photography, Olivier captures movement in painting by photographing his canvas as it evolves. His animations are a series of memory-like moments with vivid variations in color and texture that contribute to the reformation of painting in the digital age. 

Jacco Olivier studied at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten in Amsterdam. 

Exhibition History
  • “Stampede: Animals in Art” — Denver Art Museum, 9/10/2017

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