The Devil is in the Detail: Kristjana S Williams' Works of Wonder

In a world where minimalism seems to be the preferred aesthetic, Icelandic born artist Kristjana S Williams shatters the mould with beautiful chaos. Her intricate, large-scale and three-dimensional works of art - as well as prints, wallpaper and furniture - flaunt bright vibrancy and eye-catching detail. d7058a_962be48300e6416483fe1cf4f383be8c.png_srb_p_818_555_75_22_0.50_1.20_0

The devil is truly in the detail with intricately crafted art pieces that evoke constant discovery and a sense of fantasy. Her wildly colourful and striking pieces centre on the symmetry of living things layered with paper, Victorian engravings, photographs, leaves, twigs and other miscellaneous objects.

d7058a_d3471617435b4439bb43e8be1bd35b6a.png_srz_p_571_386_75_22_0.50_1.20_0 Upon intimate viewing, one is drawn into an immersive and investigative experience discovering exotic creatures and curious features. Birds adorned with butterfly wings and owls parading with antlers live delightfully within her work.

img_2692_1024img_2690_1024Williams’ fascination with exotic atmospheres began at a young age in the grey and unforgiving landscape of Iceland, which sparked her thirst for colour and vibrancy.

d7058a_e2705d35406c45b7b5bf4098430f742b.png_srz_p_333_374_75_22_0.50_1.20_0 For modern art connoisseurs, Williams’ work is an exceptional and contrasting alternative to today's standard beauty of clean and crisp lines and imagery.

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Kristjana Williams’ work has been featured in the Shanghai Exhibition Centre, The V&A London Design Festival as well as other galleries throughout the world. She has been well received in the art community winning the Dulux “Best Use of Colour” Award, a D&AD Award, a New York Festivals Grand Prix & First Prize, and she was shortlisted for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

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