selected works

Charlott Weise

Reflecting upon how femininity is performed across a range of cultural fields, from historical figurative painting to literature and the mainstream media, Charlott’s work can be seen as a form of intuitive image-based writing. In her paintings, interior worlds unfold as rich narrative mise-en-scène; female archetypes find themselves slipping between, in and out of, thick plotlines both banal and bombastic.

Mamma Lupa

Charlott Weise, Mamma Lupa, 2023

oil on canvas, 125 x 200 cm

Weeping Girl (after Munch)

Charlott Weise, Weeping Girl (after Munch), 2021

oil on canvas, 40 x 50 cm

Thinking of Fuseli

Charlott Weise, Thinking of Fuseli, 2023

ink and oil on paper, 29 x 21 cm

Untitled (Reboot Rokeby)

Charlott Weise, Untitled (Reboot Rokeby), 2023

oil on canvas, 200 x 130 cm

Virgin (after Bernini)

Charlott Weise, Virgin (after Bernini), 2023

oil on canvas, 190 x 150 cm

A thousand lips

Charlott Weise, A thousand lips, 2022

pencil, China-Marker, oil on paper, 29 x 21 cm

Love is Blind

Charlott Weise, Love is Blind, 2019

ink on paper, 29,7 x 21 cm

Young Cow

Charlott Weise, Young Cow, 2019

ink on paper, 29 x 21 cm

Lyssa

Charlott Weise, Lyssa, 2016

ink on paper, 29 x 23 cm

Petit œil

Charlott Weise, Petit œil, 2023

oil on canvas, 30 x 20 cm

Light Sleeper

Charlott Weise, Light Sleeper, 2016

pigment, oil, chalk, rabbitskin-glue on canvas, 210 x 150 cm

Whiskers

Charlott Weise, Whiskers, 2015

pastel, rabbitskin-glue on canvas, 250 x 180 cm

 

Artist biography

Charlott Weise, photo by Franz Mueller Schmidt

Charlott Weise (b. 1991, Görlitz, Germany), was a participant at De Ateliers (Amsterdam) in 2016. Previously, she studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (Amsterdam), as well as studying under Class of Prof. Christian Macketanz, at Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, and the artist Heike Dittrich, in Bautzen (Germany).

 

Select exhibitions includeKiss my Soul, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2023); How to Cook a Wolf, two seven two gallery, Toronto, Canada (2023); Mutig Wandeln, Kunsthalle Görlitz, Germany (2023); Global Cows 2020, Images Festival, Toronto, Canada (2021); Tinted Glass, Kunsthalle Münster, Germany (2021); Notes on Wine, hosted by Cascina Gilli, NEVVEN, Castelnuovo Don Bosco, Italy (2021); Group exhibition curated by Pádraic E. Moore at Classics Museum Dublin, Ireland (2020); Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst, Koninklijke Palais Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2020); The Annotated Reader, curated by Ryan Gander & Jonathan P. Watts, Quartz Studios, Torino, Italy (2020); Vordemberge-Gildewart Award, GEM, Den Haag, The Netherlands (2020); Schulz & Weise, duo exhibition with Franziska Schulz, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2019); ampersands, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2019); Take me away, A Maior, Viseu, Portugal (2018); He at Sea, Kunstfort bij Vijfhuizen, Vijfhuizen, The Netherlands (2018); A Postcard from Amsterdam, duo, Lower.green, Norwich, UK (2018); The Ashtray Show West, Belmacz, London, UK (2018); If I was your Girlfriend, Belmacz, London, UK (2018); The Yellow Wallpaper, Ginerva Gambino, Cologne, Germany (2017); Johnny Suede, Damien & the Love Guru, Brussels, Belgium (2017); CILADA, A Maior, Viseu, Portugal (2017); 9 PAINTINGS, Galería Formatocomodo, Madrid, Spain (2016); NADA Miami Beach, Galería FORMATOCOMODO, USA (2016); Whiskers by the name of lilacs, Galerie Rianne Groen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2016);PAAREN, PS projectspace, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2015); SELECTED, Castrum Peregrini, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2014); Entering the Painting, tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2014).

 

Awards and grants include: Artist Grant of the Mondriaan Fund (2022); Winner Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst (2020); Nominated for Vordemberge-Gildewart Award (2020); Artist Start Grant of the Mondriaan Fund (2017); Praktijkverdieping Postacademische Instellingen Grant of the Mondriaan Fund  (2014-2016); Nominated for Rietveld Academie Award (2014); Nominated for Rietveld Fine Arts Prize (2014); 2. Prize E.O. Plauen Junior Award (2012).

 

Alongside her individual practice, Charlott is also a member of Cold in Church, a band of performative artists based in Amsterdam. Recent performances include: IF—A MUSICAL WITH POP MUSIC, NOISE, AND MANY THEATRICAL ASIDES, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam The Netherlands (2023); and Hot Mesh, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2022).

 

Charlott lives and works between Amsterdam (The Netherlands) and Görlitz (Germany).

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