Lukasz Butowski

“I work with painting, drawing, and workshop graphics, especially traditional lithography. If I were to define my artistic/philosophical/ religious views, it is probably the closest to epicureanism, assuming, in a nutshell, that “happiness consists in experiencing pleasure and unhappiness in suffering” [W. Tatarkiewicz, History of Philosophy]. In what I call my creativity, I try to concentrate first of all on feeling/making/producing pleasure, although often the effects of work are paid for with considerable suffering and effort, and the motives of joyful ones transform during work into extremely, ultimately, sad (death), passing away despair). Still, I get a lot of pleasure from what I do, that’s just art-masochism. Therefore, I consider myself a very modern artist, although I work in traditional “media”. ”

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Born in 1981 He deals with workshop graphics, painting, and graphic design. Primarily, traditional lithography on stone. The organizer of exhibitions and workshops promoting workshop graphics. He actively participates in conferences and symposia on art and its issues. A graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdańsk. Author of several individual exhibitions and participant of several dozen group exhibitions and art shows. Min. International Print Triennial in Krakow in 2015 and 2018, Polish Print Triennial in Katowice in 2015 and 2018. In his spare time, he observes seafoam, collects undergrowth, drinks sour milk, collects health and safety pastes, and bakes cakes.

now in gallery