Through familiar techniques such as dripping, spraying, staining and scrubbing, Tyra Tingleff creates a multitude of reference points with layer upon layer of paint on her canvases. In her work, limits are blurred, as one thing becomes part of the next. Surprisingly, her paintings appear as smooth surfaces, inhabited by an inner outer space. Within the limits of the canvas, an expanding, unknown universe reveals itself. The ever restless surface of Tingleff’s paintings negate language all together, showing us that what is real, is an uncertain thing.
Tingleff attended The Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen and has a MA in painting from the Royal College of Art in London. She also has a BA in fine arts from The National Academy of Arts in Bergen. Selected solo exhibition and two persons shows include: Will always be the opposite The Sunday Painter, London, UK, 2018. Solo presentation at Frame, Frieze NYC, 2018. If you could only come back, even just for one night, ChertLüdde Gallery, Berlin, DE, 2016. Closer Scrub, SALTS, Basel, CH, 2015.