Kiki Klimt

I am painting in the opposite direction than most painters. Instead of applying lighter or darker shades generated by an external source of light, I use colors in their internal irradiation, their inner light. I just remove a material and replace it with the light that lies within the atom.

Latest paintings

Door to Haven

Mystical Journey

Majestic beauty of the inner life.

Great White Rose 1

Great White Rose

Painting with light.

Portraits and Commissions

Portraits and commissions

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Short biography

PhD Kiki Klimt has researched and created in a visual language for more than 30 years.

She graduated from painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in 1997, three years later she finished the master degree in sculpture, and in 2009 got a doctorate in art. For years she lectured at the Faculty of Design and she is still lecturing at Arthouse Ljubljana. She has also lectured abroad; in Istanbul, Lisbon, Sofija, etc., and attended many conferences and symposiums. Since 1994 she has participated in several joint exhibitions at home and abroad. Her works were present in galleries in New York, Berlin, Zagreb, Ljubljana, etc.
She experimented on conceptual art, photography, performance, installation, illustration and design.
In the last years, she is returning to the tradition of painting.

For the last seven years she has been developing an unique way of painting based on ancient knowledge, contemporary science and her own study and experience. Painting with light combines the physical, emotional and rational aspect of painting.