Självporträtt (Self portrait) is a multilayered work, printed as a lithograph in 1994, where Gyllenhammar has depicted herself seated at her desk, in front of a mirror, in the temporary studio she set up inside Carl Milles old studio at Millesgården. In her hand she holds a portrait of a relative, portrayed from all possible angles, a common method of photographic portraits in the 1800s.
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Charlotte Gyllenhammar works primarily with sculpture, photography, video and installation, although her artistic career began with painting. The breakthrough came in 1993 when...
This is a test print that no edition was ever made out of, hence there are only very few prints available.
Charlotte Gyllenhammar about Natt: "The work has something of both dream and nightmare about it, I have wanted to depict both the inner and the outer image. Metaphorically, fire can represent the spirit and a burning passion. Physically, the burning figure is perhaps the worst condition a human being can be in." Read more
In Ruby, Gyllenhammar takes the gemstone out of context and examines it in close-up. The individual gemstone appears here, parallel to the image surface. Facets and light breaks reflect the ruby's multifacetedness with crystalline sharpness. Read more about the work