The O.D. Gallery is happy to announce it’s reopening and cordially invites you to the exhibition Art’s not serious, being dead is

With this exhibition we cheer up the people in Amsterdam. It is the second solo exhibition in the gallery of artist Bortusk Leer, known for his Happy Monsters holding signs with provocative slogans. During the ‘intelligent lockdown’ he made special monsters with comforting and humorous messages such as Stay Fucking positive, Smiling is contagious and Art’s not serious, being dead is. This work is now on display in the gallery for the first time.

The inspiration for Bortusk’s work comes from his childhood and especially the way in which children can marvel at things. This can be seen in his style of painting, childlike figures in bright primary colours. He also literally uses toys that he sticks into the thick layers of paint. In this show Bortusk also shows a new series of works in which he combines his characteristic style with experimental collage techniques.

The result is an exhibition you will leave with a smile on your face.

We hope to see you in the gallery soon,

O.D. Gallery

OPENING FRIDAY 12 JUNE, 11:00 – 19:00

OPEN: WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY |11:00 – 19:00