In June, public life slowly started again, and museums opened to viewers starving for art and the possibility of sharing impressions and observations. IAM had the privilege of organizing private collector’s tours of Erwin Olaf’s retrospective at the Kunsthalle München together with the Ron Mandos Gallery. The exhibition (see our blog post here) offers an overview of the various periods of Erwin Olaf’s works. The curator of the exhibition Anna Huber was so kind to guide us through the rooms of the Kunsthalle, adorned with artworks that show the beginnings of Olaf’s career and allusions to the chiaroscuro of old masters like Caravaggio and Rembrandt as well as recent works citing the German romantics. The visitors were especially impressed by the depth and scope of Erwin Olaf’s works. He is one of the most well-known artists in the Netherlands, and the Kunsthalle is showing him for the first time in Germany.
Following a guided tour, we got together with the artist to celebrate with a dinner in the IAM historic courtyard. We also had a get-together at Tory Burch and a subsequent tour with the curator. Mon Müllerschön joined us and, in her “Die Bunte” art column, noted that the exhibition is a „must-see“.
Take the opportunity until September 24th! More infos: https://www.kunsthalle-muc.de/ausstellungen/details/erwin-olaf/