26. Kristin Hjellegjerde

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Modern Times, 20 Mar – 17 May 2020Sinta Tantra

Modern Times, an exhibition of new work by Sinta Tantra curated by Guillaume Vandame. Read more

All the Days and Nights, 28 Feb – 9 May 2020Group Exhibition

The latest group show at Kristin Hjellegjerde’s Wandsworth gallery in London brings together the work of 16 artists who are exploring portraiture through their different mediums. Read more

Fragments of Life, 13 Mar – 25 Apr 2020 Rebecca Brodskis

In gesture, expression and the subtle distortion of surface reality, Rebecca Brodskis captures whole lives, tells stories of place and friendship, charts love’s course – from exploration through to performance – as a colour, a tangle of limbs, an embrace, and a dance. Read more

EARLIER EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibition, 14 Feb – 14 Mar 2020 Dawit Abebe

Huge figures stand with their backs turned to the viewer as if trying to fade into the colourful painted backgrounds, alongside a collection of monstrous hands extending from muscular male bodies. Read more

Mystery of things, 8 February – 7 March 2020 Vibeke Slyngstad

Vulnerable and cussed. Indifferent and in need of protection. A scrap of overlooked scrubland near a refugee camp in east Jerusalem. A trail once used by the Comanche, where Donald Trump now wants his wall. A place of retreat in India. A coastal nature reserve in Norway. Read more

Maní, 10 January – 8 February, 2020 Ana Barriga

A giant peanut with a blue face and red lips resides as deity over a vibrant world of cartoon-like creatures. This is Maní, the fictional civilisation created by Spanish artist Ana Barriga in which society centres around the peanut. For her solo show at Kristin Hjellegjerde’s gallery in London Bridge, the artist presents a new series of imaginative paintings that visualise everyday life in the peanut community. Read more.

The Three Princes of Serendip, 18 January – 22 February, 2020 Ruprecht Von Kaufmann

Spectral figures float against shadowy backgrounds as if emerging from dust or smoke. These are the surreal, monochromatic visions of Berlin-based artist Ruprecht von Kaufmann, who returns to the medium of drawing for his latest solo exhibition entitled The Three Princes of Serendip at Kristin Hjellegjerde’s gallery in Wandsworth, London. Read more

Transcendental, 14 Dec 2019 – 1 Feb 2020 Sadikou Oukpedjo

Mysterious half-man, half-animal beings appear on the canvas in surreal, seemingly mythological scenes. Togolese artist Sadikou Oukpedjo presents a stunning new series of paintings for his solo exhibition Transcendental at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery Berlin. Read more

አንዳፍታ (Moment),  22 November – 20 December, 2019 Wendimagegn Belete

Stitching together fragments from historic and contemporary Ethiopian culture, Wendimagegn Belete creates vibrant, textural collage paintings that explore the concept of epigenetic inheritance, of memories that transfer over generations and permeate our present. Read more

Strangers in Town, 8 November – 7 December, 2019 Group Exhibition

As our world becomes increasingly digitised, Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery Berlin presents a group exhibition celebrating traditional craftsmanship and tangibility. Read more

Post Apoca-Lips, 20 September – 2 November 2019 James Ostrer

'Imagine being inside Tracey Emin’s tent if it were to comeback from its burnt ashes through the medium of an LSD trip’ - James Ostrer Read more

Addicted to Love, 11 October - 16 November 2019 Soheila Sokhanvari

Sleepy, almond eyed women with retro blow dries pose against psychedelic backgrounds in Iranian-born artist Soheila Sokhanvari’s reimaginings of celebrity photographs. These women were the pop-stars of Iran’s entertainment industry, who were forced to flee their country. Read more

Mirror, Mirror, 13 September - 02 November 2019 Vanessa Prager

Through thick impasto strokes, groups of women emerge melting into one another against swirling abstract backgrounds. The figures appear writhing, pink and fleshy, a combining mass that is simultaneously a single entity and an expression of multitude. Read more

Wild Gardens, 05 September - 05 October 2019

Yassine Balbzioui

A masked man wearing a suit holds a sunflower over a black hole, whilst a line of men holding spades watch in the distance, their faces obscured by floral balaclavas. We wonder: is this man planting the flower, burying or stealing? Is this a ceremony, a dream, a nightmare? ‘Spy Flower’ is just one of the surreal scenes...Read more

Exhibition for Enter Art Fair, 29 August - 01 September 2019