Maja Vukoje, Exhibition view, Secession 2006, Photo: Matthias Herrmann

Maja Vukoje

March 3 – April 23, 2006

Maja Vukoje’s approach to painting is based on a double strategy: with a figurative predisposition, and always using existing media material, she creates pictures of landscape scenarios and mask-like figures. These motifs are overlaid with a sphere of the uncanny and of a physical presence in the process of decomposing, pointing to Vukoje’s interest in a new type of representational painting. A selection of her large-format paintings and her drawings of the last two years will be shown in the Galerie space at the Secession.

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Maja Vukoje, born in Dusseldorf in 1969, lives and works in Vienna.