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Mairikke Dau

Born in 1979, San Francisco, United States

Lives and works in New York City, United States


Mairikke Dau creates utterly bewitching and disorienting paintings which pull her viewers into a bizarre, dreamlike realm. Scale is thrown out of the window, as outlines of hands tower over animated houses. Snail shells, spirals and moons populate illustrative seas, all brought to life in concrete, bright colors. Emulating the carefree character of doodling, Dau brings to life the sihouettes by painstakingly applying layer after layer of oil paint without rolling out artist tape in order to achi...Read more