Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 1964
Photo credit Zachary Hartzell / Courtesy Zachary Hartzell
Looking at his works one has the impression that they come from the organisation of chaos. From an infinite quantity of things, forms and colours which are remixed into a purposeless movement and which suddendly take on a unpredictable, different and new form.
Emil Lukas, Wet Pack (6 sections). 1992. Mixed media, paint on paper and hydrocal, 30,4 x 33 x 27,9 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Emil Lukas, Core Sample (33 sections stack), 1996. Plaster, wood, paper, mixed paint, organic material, 140,3 x 21,5 x 27, 9 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Emil Lukas, Up from Earth (29 sections), 1997. Dirt, thread, paint on plaster, wood and glass, 17 x 27,9 x 21,5 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. (Detail, open: sections 25 and 26) Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Emil Lukas, When the Small Gather (8 double sided panels), 1994. Wood, insulation material, glass, paper, wire, paint, plastic, organic, overall: 57 x 342 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Installation La Percezione del Futuro: la collezione Panza a Perugia, Museo Civico di Palazzo della Penna, Perugia, June 20 - November 8, 2015. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
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