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Cool Hunting Video Presents: Olaf Breuning

We get a peak into Swiss multimedia artist Olaf Breuning's studio and, among other things, find an army of Chinese-made contraptions

by Cool Hunting Video in Culture on 10 March 2008

In honor of Swiss artist Olaf Breuning's inclusion in the 2008 Whitney Biennial, this video visits his Manhattan studio. In the midst of working on his two-part installation for the show, Olaf takes the time to explain his inspiration and thinking behind his mini army made of readymade objects and a recreation of a 1932 photograph. There's also plenty of examples of his other playfully absurd photographs, videos and sculptures as well as a few comments about how materials spark his creativity, pop culture and the differences of working out of a place of pleasure vs. struggle.

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