Oliver Pilić, Pearl Earring, hand-printed woodcut, 2017
The graphic work Pearl Earring, in the woodcut technique and printed by hand, is the work of a younger generation Kamnik artist, Oliver Pilić. The latter significantly enters the context of contemporary fine art in the context of both the local and Slovenian art scene and technically intervenes in the traditional woodcut technique, which he uses in the contemporary art language.
Oliver Pilić (1978) is a visual artist who “…in the field of art is interested in the relations between the ideological field, the theory of contemporary art, traditional woodcut techniques…” With his work, he intervenes in the field of graphics, installation, painting, ready-made objects and photographs. In 2012, he completed his studies at the Academy of Visual Arts, A.V.A. in Ljubljana. He has held several group and solo exhibitions, and in 2013 he was nominated for the prize for young visual artists in Slovenia, the OHO prize. He lives and creates in Kamnik.