Claudia Feigk was born in Weinheim (Germany) in 1976.
After studying Visual Communication and Media Art in Germany, she has
been working as a Cross Media Artist hand in hand with clients and project
teams in delivering compelling user interfaces, designs and artwork. Since
2003 she lives and works in London and concentrates on painting.
She views the world through the basic principles of design, which she
learned early in her career: line, form and colour. Her approach to art
has developed naturally from a purist attitude toward media integrity
and is the logical culmination of her extensive academic training in communication
Effectively, for her ‘less is more’. There should not be too
many effects, one’s gaze should not be overwhelmed, presence should
neither be multiplied nor emphazised. Claudia Feigk wishes to particularize
a modest aesthetic quality, making us concentrate upon it in such a way
that we perceive it in its simplicity and its strength.
With clear references on 20th century icons, her work speaks of transcontinental
fashion and glamour through flat colour and abstracted lines and shapes
that provide both subtle and stark impressions of figuration.
has always been extremely conscious of the function of her work within
the ‘economy’ of a collection which links the artist to his
purchasers in a manner far more significant than the considerations of
a purely monetary exchange. She is aware of the demands of art itself
and the demands of aesthetic pleasure.
must be like a good armchair in which one can rest, … a painting
must have a decorative and expressive value that has an effect on the
sales, commissions and to send comments to the artist.