Questionnaire: Djordje Ozbolt

Q. What should change? A. Everything. Q. What should stay the same? A. Everything

What images keep you company in the space where you work?

Photos of my mother.

What was the first piece of art that really mattered to you?

Picabia's naked ladies.

If you could live with only one piece of art what would it be?

Love in the fast lane by a friend, Ben Wise.

What is your favourite title of an artwork?

Oui oui Madame, oui oui Monsieur – the artist is unknown, but it's one of Jim Shaw's thrift store paintings.

What do you wish you knew?

I wish I knew more.

Francis Picabia, Femme au châle vert, 1940-41, oil on cardboard, 92 x 73 cm. Courtesy: Hauser & Wirth

Francis Picabia, Femme au châle vert, 1940-41, oil on cardboard, 92 x 73 cm. Courtesy: Hauser & Wirth

What should change?

Everything.

What should stay the same?

Everything.

What could you imagine doing if you didn't do what you do?

I would probably be an artist.

What music are you listening to?

Alexander Tucker's latest.

What are you reading?

The Daily Mail.

What do you like the look of?

The look of love.

What is art for?

Art is for life not just for Christmas.

Djordje Ozbolt (b.1967, Belgrade) is an artist who lives and works in London, UK. Recently, Ozbolt has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Herald St., London (2014); and Hauser & Wirth Zürich (2013/ 2010); and has been included in a number of group shows including 'Beasts of England, Beasts of Ireland', Visual Carlow, Carlow, Ireland (2014); 'The Allure of the Collection', The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan (2012); and 'Figure Studies', Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis MO (2007). In Spring 2017, a monograph will be published by Hauser & Wirth Publishers. Ozbolt's solo exhibition, 'The Grand Detour', Holburne Museum, Bath, runs until 5 March. His exhibition 'Brave New World' opens at Hauser & Wirth Somerset on Thursday 19 January. 

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