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date: 07 December 2019

Oldenburg, Serge IIIlocked


French, 20th century, male.

Born 1927, in Meudon.

Painter, performance artist.


Serge Oldenburg III, son of a Russian emigrant, lived in Nice and Paris. He was involved in early 'happenings' from 1962, hitchhiking with a piano and re-routing a bus, and generally with the Nice group, especially Ben and the Fluxus movement. In his plastic pieces he worked in monochrome, as in the white or blue he spread over the pictures in his paintings ...

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