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Wencke Uhl

Joined Artfinder: June 2020

Artworks for sale: 75

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Germany

About Wencke Uhl

 
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  • Biography

    Wencke Uhl is a contemporary figurative paintress living and working in Germany.  

    Uhl draws inspiration from human beauty and the female form. As a teenager she wanted to become a fashion designer and her fashion-forward aesthetic continues to shine alongside the deliberate and differentiated elements that define the vivacious and independent nature of her subjects. Uhl still likes to “dress” women in shapes and patterns, but her focus shifted from the purely fashion-oriented to including elements of storytelling.  

    Her works capture a situation, a moment, or an expression, playing with concepts of identity and self-image, and reflecting the vibrant pop culture and mood of today’s transitional time. Emancipation, diversity, equality, and liberty are a natural and inherent part of her idea of how the world should be. Consequently, she is usually drawn to subjects displaying a certain independence, strength, and nonchalance. 

    Her subjects are dripping in bold colors that exude a compelling and vivid dynamic. Uhl creates her paintings using acrylics, oil paint and decoupage. Experimenting with different techniques, texture, and patterns, Uhl demonstrates mastery of graphic lines, composition, and color theory.

    While her themes, saturated color palette and way of stylization employ the aesthetic vocabulary of pop art, her style also draws on realism, impressionism, illustration art and modernism as well as film and photography and thus, firmly places her in the pluralism of contemporary art.  

    Her work is sold internationally throughout Europe, the US, and Australia. 

     

    “First and foremost, I consider myself a designer. Painting is my means to capture and show the beauty of everyday life, but ultimately, it’s all about the composition.”


     

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    Upcoming events

    Event: Les Femmes

    Dates: June 3, 2022 - Aug. 12, 2022

    Venue: Maison 10, 4 West 29th Street. New York City. NY 10001. USA

    Group Exhibition of Women Artists

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Upcoming events

Event: Les Femmes

Dates: June 3, 2022 - Aug. 12, 2022

Venue: Maison 10, 4 West 29th Street. New York City. NY 10001. USA

Group Exhibition of Women Artists


 

Biography

Wencke Uhl is a contemporary figurative paintress living and working in Germany.  

Uhl draws inspiration from human beauty and the female form. As a teenager she wanted to become a fashion designer and her fashion-forward aesthetic continues to shine alongside the deliberate and differentiated elements that define the vivacious and independent nature of her subjects. Uhl still likes to “dress” women in shapes and patterns, but her focus shifted from the purely fashion-oriented to including elements of storytelling.  

Her works capture a situation, a moment, or an expression, playing with concepts of identity and self-image, and reflecting the vibrant pop culture and mood of today’s transitional time. Emancipation, diversity, equality, and liberty are a natural and inherent part of her idea of how the world should be. Consequently, she is usually drawn to subjects displaying a certain independence, strength, and nonchalance. 

Her subjects are dripping in bold colors that exude a compelling and vivid dynamic. Uhl creates her paintings using acrylics, oil paint and decoupage. Experimenting with different techniques, texture, and patterns, Uhl demonstrates mastery of graphic lines, composition, and color theory.

While her themes, saturated color palette and way of stylization employ the aesthetic vocabulary of pop art, her style also draws on realism, impressionism, illustration art and modernism as well as film and photography and thus, firmly places her in the pluralism of contemporary art.  

Her work is sold internationally throughout Europe, the US, and Australia. 

 

“First and foremost, I consider myself a designer. Painting is my means to capture and show the beauty of everyday life, but ultimately, it’s all about the composition.”


 

 
 
 
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