Linda Linko | Untitled

MediumAcrylic, oil, gesso, charcoal, chalk on paper
Size28 x 21 cm

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S (Ø < 30cm)



Linda Linko (b.1979) is a Helsinki-based visual artist, who creates images that are linked to momentary experience. Using variations of mixed media, she creates expressive paintings with vibrant colour palettes and a play of layers, textures and the fluidity of water. Figures emerge from memory and become strongly, almost pushingly present. Linko’s paintings come from a place of truth and detail. In her own words: ”I paint how I see things”. Over the course of 20 years, she has also become known as an awarded poster designer, typographer, illustrator and textile designer.

“I don’t necessarily know how to rank works to different levels, they are all important to me in one way or another. Each portrait has its own story and meaning. Characters can represent a certain person, but often they are a combination of many different people’s traits. Some of the figures in the paintings are almost unknown, but have left a strong memory. I often paint personas at a different age than I have known or met them. This leaves enough room for one’s own interpretation. The works are not so much about who is presented, but how they are presented.”

Linda Linko