Silke Otto-Knapp | the artist




The artist Silke Otto-Knapp
Born 1970, Osnabruck, Germany.
Lives and works in London, UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Istanbul Biennial,


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Otto-Knapp typically works from photographic images and uses her materials ‘in such a way as to bring the transparent quality of the paint into conflict with the clarity of the photographic image.’
Silke Otto-Knapp’s paintings present exotic, dreamlike worlds that appear to exist on the edge of becoming or dissolving. Through a highly individual use of watercolour on canvas Otto-Knapp creates undeniably beautiful images that defy definition, seeming instead to shift in and out of focus with spaces that float in a strange and intriguing atmosphere…
"25th Floor" painting
Japanese Style Apartments on Figueroa


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