Artist Spotlight: Niklas Asker

A selection of recent paintings by Malmö, Sweden-based artist Niklas Asker (previously featured here). He describes the traditional, time-consuming painting techniques that he uses as a form of ritual, explaining: “It’s a conversation with history, but also a tool for carefully digging into the subconscious. Painting as a kind of excavation.” With an interest in the blurry border between the abstract and the figurative, he draws inspiration from art history in his search for new visual expressions.

See more from Niklas Asker below!

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