Olaf Nicolai is one of the leading German artists of the contemporary. Olaf Nicolai comes from Halle an der Saale, Saxony-Anhalt. His interested in fine arts is paired with a passion for languages. Olaf Nicolai studied German studies, but priorly attended an evening course at the Fachhochschule für angewandte Künste Schneeberg.
- Born: 1962
- Place of birth: Halle an der Saale, Saxony-Anhalt
- Nationality: German
- Studied at: Universität Leipzig
- Similar artists: Carsten Nicolai
- Era: Contemporary art
- Stylistic direction: Conceptual art, figurative art
Olaf Nicolai is considered to be an important representative of contemporary art in Germany.