Kristina Lycke
09 Apr 05 by Kristina Lycke
Kristina Lycke artworks

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Kri Test 01

Too many weekends spend in the mountains result in hallucinations when back at work.

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12 Jan 04 05:00

Wonderful!

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13 Jan 04 05:00

"Many years ago, I climbed the mountains, even thought it is forbidden. Things are not as they teach us; the world is hollow, and I have touched the sky." — From a dying Star Trek character.

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08 Aug 06 12:07

what is the hallucination, being at work or in a mountain?

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09 Dec 06 19:18

striking piece!

ToGeTheNeSs
ToGeTheNeSs
ToGeTheNeSs

The feeling of doing it together

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08 Aug 06 12:17

An image is worth 1000 words

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08 Aug 06 12:36

Grazie Luigi per il commento.
. . .. understanding of words, their associated meanings, and their power to influence and control the human psyche would one day become an important obsession for Burroughs

"We must find out what words are and how they function. They become images when written down, but images of words repeated in the mind and not of the image of the thing itself."
- William Burroughs
the only way to find out what people were really saying was to cut up their words and get at the meanings hidden inside

Forse il fatto e' che le parole e le immagini lavorano proprio in due sfere completamente dissociate ?

The Nada face
The Nada face
The Nada face

Nada de Nada

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04 Mar 13 11:30

very interesting and concise color-I like

Le tre Vette
Le tre Vette
Le tre Vette

. . . emergevano solo le tre vette, bruciate dal sole . . .

Fields of Gold
Fields of Gold
Fields of Gold

golden cloud

Glacier
Glacier
Glacier

. . . coming back from Gran Paradiso . . . in 2002

crimini
crimini
crimini

crimini di guerra: Kossovo

Concept
Concept
Concept

La passione e' un concetto?

dancers
dancers
dancers

some dance inside their heads, some outside

talking
talking
talking

feelings

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20 Mar 08 02:22

Very Nice work. You have an excellent energy and great use of line and color. Well done.

king
king
king

assemblage of ideas

Inside
Inside
Inside

nothing to say on this

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08 Aug 06 12:09

"Nothing to say" is a perfect title. Often we do not have words.

Situations
Situations
Situations

Resonances inside my head from Gilles Deleuze's world : Deleuze with Guattari saw their task as that of proposing a new concept of desire. Deleuze emphasizes that one never desires something or someone, but rather always desires an aggregate (ensemble). So, there is no desire, says Deleuze, that does not flow into an assemblage, and for him, desire has always been a constructivism, constructing an assemblage (agencement), an aggregate. Desire is established and constructs in an assemblage always putting several factors into play, whereas psychoanalysis reduces desire to a single factor (father, mother, phallus), completely ignorant of the multiple, of constructivism, of assemblages. "Several factors into play" was my intention in this painting. I hope I succeded.

atomiclady
atomiclady
atomiclady

Tentatively

crimes
crimes
crimes

Bombardamenti

dormi
dormi
dormi

Un brutto incidente = una tragedia

Holds
Holds
Holds

Climbing

falling
falling
falling

falling

paesaggio
paesaggio
paesaggio

la nuvola sopra la montagna (con due giraffe nascoste nel cielo dientro la nuvola)

l'uomo e la montagna
l'uomo e la montagna
l'uomo e la montagna

non succede solamente l'andare in montagna, succedono tante cose contemporaneamente.

universal sound
universal sound
universal sound

the first sound on earth

. . . proxima estacion esperanza
 . . . proxima estacion esperanza
. . . proxima estacion esperanza

let be influenced by everything that surrounds me !

woman
woman
woman

the only way one can take photos is by mistake sometimes. this is what my photos look like upon my return from Mali.

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22 Mar 07 13:34

This shows how is important what we know about things as said Gombrich. I didn't realize the subject is a woman before reading that the picture was taken in Mali.

Timbuctu the market
Timbuctu the market
Timbuctu the market

This is a photo of a market in Timbuctu.

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22 Mar 07 13:37

Escaping from a murderer ? ;)

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04 Apr 07 17:30

Cara Kristina, complimenti, mi piace questa visiomne sfuocata e in movimento della vita, è quello che io cerco di ottenere con la mia pittura.

Possibly maybe
Possibly maybe
Possibly maybe

Lately, I don’t paint much but this is one I like and I think it likes me too . . .

Purple men
Purple men
Purple men

this is an old painting (1989). At the time I was trying to learn something about painting from a friend, Pietro. I don't really remember what was happening while I was painting this, but for sure I was trying to impress him, of course i knew he wouldn't be impressed with my technique so I thought of putting his face amongst my purple friends.

Ballake Sissoko and my frustration
Ballake Sissoko and my frustration
Ballake Sissoko and my frustration

Getting angry to myself at night .... in the kitchen ....

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31 Dec 12 19:52

Seems like getting angry with yourself isn't such a bad thing! The painting is a lot livelier and the combination of colour and additional structure come together in a nice balance here. The question is - what made you so angry?

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01 Jan 13 20:10

It just happens that i don't have a studio and so i paint in my small kitchen on the floor. When this happens i take my suitcase where i keep colours and paint brushes from the balcony, i put on some music and i hope to get lost, at least just a little. When this doesn't happen i feel frustrated, boring, eaten up by nothing and pink.

Malang Diebate
Malang Diebate
Malang Diebate

This was a painting dated 2006. I never really like it until I met Malang in Casamance in 2010, he’s Madya’ s (my kora teacher) big brother. It might seem nothing has really changed but I now like it. Here is a link to the blog where whoever is interested can see a few pictures which inspired me and eventually listen to some music and read some stories. [LINK]http://tpafrica-eng.blogspot.it/2010/08/deep-kora-from-gabu.html/[LINK]

Sposta la bottiglia
Sposta la bottiglia
Sposta la bottiglia

I like it like this

Unfinished sympathy
Unfinished sympathy
Unfinished sympathy

Looking for something new (for me)

Bitches brew
Bitches brew
Bitches brew

Miles Davis

Whats she doing?
Whats she doing?
Whats she doing?

She

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05 May 14 16:46

There is a lot happening - density, push pull. Very little cliche and some nice surprising areas here and there. I like it, bravissimo!

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05 May 14 17:04

What an honor as a first reaction to this lively piece... you managed to motivate Hillel to step in with some welcome words of encouragement. Kristina, take a moment to savor a happy sense of feeling pleased with yourself.

Kagan.. are ya paintin' at all at all?

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05 May 14 17:20

I called Hillels's comment ...... I need to understand what i'm doing.

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05 May 14 17:34

Kristina... do excuse me as I'm a bit slow - I can't figure out that message of yours. What do you mean by you called his comments?

And as far as not understanding what we're doing - join the (sizable and growing) club. :o)

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05 May 14 17:36

I sent Hillel an email saying i wanted to show the painting. He must have felt obliged ... Perhaps .......

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05 May 14 17:54

Haha! Don't tell me - a certain female charm? Well done... we must needs muster all the arms of persuasion we possibly can. Old (Master) hands' involvement like Hillel are notoriously difficult to invoke.

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05 May 14 21:10

There must be something in the words Hillel uses to describe paintings......the right words, always, powerful words. Bellissimo !

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06 May 14 00:51

No feeling of obligation Kristina, I just figured I would respond to your email here (I'm ok by the way). Your last paintings have seen a marked improvement and I felt compelled to respond. That you somehow or other got something out of the lesson of the 8 astounds me because I explained myself so poorly.
Sorry, I'm not doing much painting JP, I'm too busy replacing my parts. I am not too sure that keeping people alive when their parts start wearing out is worth the effort.
Everybody knows that when your vehicle gets so old that you have to start replacing everything, it's time to junk the heap.
Hope you're both alright - regards to all.

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06 May 14 20:14

Time to head off to Cuba Hillel.
There they know how to treat old cars well. Also I'm reliably told by Kristina, who has travelled extensively on the island, that it's teeming with fully-qualified medical doctors even in the most remote of locations.
In addition, I reckon you'll know just how to appreciate the good cigars, and the good music. Even a bit of tropical sunshine might step up the momentum of that cold Canadian blood circuitry of yours.
My unwarranted advice is to tell Donna to convince you of a month's rest and recuperation there in the real deep south.

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06 May 14 21:29

Hillel you haven't been to Cuba yet? I'm sure you'd enjoy it. They love old cars and if doctors can't help you can always try with santeria ...... :-)

O
O
O

This was a gift received from friends many years ago. It was a painting of two black women at the market with fruits. I never liked it, so I used the canvas for this one. The title O was a difficult choice, too difficult.... Perhaps I should call it Desire, but what's the difference anyway?

Saurus
Saurus
Saurus

I needed the sun to like it

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01 May 15 15:58

Hello Kristina... not sure what's going on here but it sure seems to be a festive piece. It's a wizz of movement and colour.

Please do keep on insisting that we badly need also to celebrate!

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01 May 15 22:40

Thanks JP. Today was probably the first time i looked at this under the sun, during daytime and it appeared to me as something completely new and finally also the photo taken shows more about it. It's funny how i saw it different, finished, completed .... Something detatched from me , of it's own ..... almost i asked myself who did this ..... I was happy this morning for this and celbrated all day, yes yes..... Infact.

Presence of a brain
Presence of a brain
Presence of a brain

Painting on canvas

Again Inside Out
Again Inside Out
Again Inside Out

I am reloading the painting again. I've only added a golden triangle (which doesn't look gold from the photo)and a nipple. Plus I've included the frame of it in the photo. Now it's back on the wall, groovin . . .

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07 Jul 17 15:08

I must say I got taken aback by that frame. Having seen your paintings come together in the log I didn't expect to have them tamed by a shiny shiny window like that. Still, now that I look at it a bit more, although it does render a certain bourgeois respectability, the painting itself is, thankfully, as riotous as ever.

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07 Jul 17 16:48

The painting has been finished in it's frame. I never bothered taking the canvas out of it, only to twist it upside down, yesterday. I dislike frames too but that's where it is and i guess it's the only part my husband likes : the frame ! At least it doesn't end up behind doors, that's where the canvas reside .... So the fact that it's franed and hanging on the wall makes it funky, he's the one !

and reading
and reading
and reading

Self-portrait. Reading my book on the red arm chair, with headphones. "Suddenly, and against all probability, a sperm whale had been called into existence, several miles above the surface of an alien planet. And since this is not a naturally tenable position for a whale, this innocent creature had very little time to come to terms with its identity"

No title
No title
No title

I have refinished a painting i thought was done. Why start with a new canvas....

Phase: Feb 2018
Phase: Feb 2018
Phase: Feb 2018

I am going back to the paintings I don't particulairly like.