About me

Khaddouj Barghout (1999) lives and works in Rotterdam (NL). Her main focus is currently on painting, drawing and tattoo art. While learning from old masters, she manages to use traditional technique’s for tantalizing contemporary art.

In her work she depicts themes such as: oppression, liberation and loss of innocence. In relation to these subjects she portrays the human body viewed from different perceptions, the figures in her work are undergoing a constant metamorphoses though different kinds of organic forms. Within this surrealistic bodily landscape she depicts conflicts between purity and vulgarity, between grace and depravity. This leaves horror and lust to merge together into detailed and defying artworks. However, on the surface she plays with a peculiar wittiness which leaves the viewer all the more trapped in contrariety. On account of the intimate nature of her work she found an extension to tattooing, this way she continues to tell sizzling stories on people's skin.


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2024 - ‘Unheard of’, Group show, De Huidenclub, Rotterdam, NL

2023 - ‘Sappho and her Friend’, solo show, Galerie Weisbard, Rotterdam, NL

2022 – ‘Homecoming’, solo show, Galerie de Vis, Leeuwarden, NL

2022 – ‘Offline Exhibition’, Group show, Tinimini Room, Dordrecht, NL

2022 – Art Rotterdam, Group show, Studio Borgerstraat, Rotterdam, NL

2022 – ‘Really, only painting?’, Group show, Breedlijn, Antwerp, BE

2022 – ‘Dis(PLAY)fullART’, Group Show, Art Toy Gama, Hong Kong

2021 – ‘The Notorious Mouse Lives On’, Group show, Hunt Tokyo, Tokyo, JP

2020 – Showhouse JayJay, Group show, Antwerp, BE

2020 – WORM Slash Gallery, Group show, Rotterdam, NL

2020 – hARTslane Gallery, Group show, London, ENG

Selected Exhibitions

Tattoo artist khaddouj barghout