Cecilia Hillström Gallery (SE)

Cecilia Hillström Gallery was founded in 2012 in the gallery district at Hudiksvallsgatan in Stockholm. The gallery represents both well-established and emerging artists, working in a variety of media; painting, photography, sculpture, video or interdisciplinary projects. A focus on the artistic process, strong contextual ambitions and art’s inherent materiality is shared by all of the gallery’s represented artists.

Cecilia Hillström Gallery
Hudiksvallsgatan 8
113 30 Stockholm
(+46) 707 646 568

Curated for
CHART

For CHART 2022, Cecilia Hillström Gallery is pleased to exhibit a solo presentation of works by Kristina Matousch. The installation will feature new sculptures and wall objects together with a performative element.

Kristina Matousch (SE)

Using a broad range of different techniques, Kristina Matousch challenges the viewer by using seemingly mundane items and transforming them to objects of desire, violence and force, at the same time alluding to tactility and intimacy. In sculpture, performance and painting, Kristina Matousch manages to intertwine slick surfaces, sharp edges and perfectly cut-out openings with aspects which may be perceived as bodily and messy. Her process is often physical, leaving traces of the actual performance in the making. By adding a violent intensity to everyday objects, Matousch’s work follows in the tradition of minimalistic art, transforming it to a distinctly personal statement.

Kristina Matousch (b. 1974, Kalmar; SE) holds an MFA from the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm. Her work has been shown at Spritmuseum (SE), Yossi Milo Gallery (US), Trondheim kunstmuseum (NO), Kalmar konstmuseum (SE), Lunds konsthall (SE), Norrköpings Konstmuseum (SE) and Moderna Museet (SE). Recent solo exhibitions include Skissernas Museum (SE), Museum of Artistic Process and Public Art (SE), Fullersta Gård (SE), and Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie (CH). Her work is included in the permanent collections of Moderna Museet (SE), Malmö Konstmuseum (SE), Borås Konstmuseum (SE), Public Art Agency Sweden (SE) and Bonnier Art Collection (SE).

Head

Resin, rope 21.5 cm (diameter), rope in variable dimensions
2022

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Swat

Lacquered steel, 55 x 52.5 x 0.4 cm
2022

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Swat

Lacquered steel, 55 x 52.5 x 0.4 cm
2022

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Swat

Lacquered steel, 55 x 52.5 x 0.4 cm
2022

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Kristina Matousch, Bake, performance and installation, 2018, Cecilia Hillström Gallery

Photo by Jean-Baptiste Béranger