Dearly Beloved

 

-Insights by the artist

“This body of work confronts and reflects the eternal issues around mortality and legacy. These complex concepts were thrusted into my reality

when an abstract image of my deceased father, revealed itself on a piece of newsprint. This extremely profound and emotional moment pushed

my work into a very unexpected and unique space. This series honours and acknowledges the lives of some of my dead relatives. Every line a memory, every brush stroke a reminder of our own mortality and place in this world and beyond.

 

These portraits are not about capturing the likeness of the subjects, but rather about celebrating their lives and the fragile link of memory,

that keeps them alive."

Dearly Beloved #28

Dearly Beloved #28

Mixed media on Fabriano 2017 | 1000mm x 700mm On show at Contemporain Gallery

Dearly Beloved #12

Dearly Beloved #12

Mixed media on bamboo paper 650mm x 500mm | 2015 Currently on show at Smudge Contemporaray

Dearly Beloved #9

Dearly Beloved #9

Mixed media on bamboo paper 2015 | 650mm x 500mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #19

Dearly Beloved #19

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 500mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #20

Dearly Beloved #20

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 500mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #27

Dearly Beloved #27

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 1000mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #30

Dearly Beloved #30

Mixed media on canvas panel 2015 | 760mm x 610mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #29

Dearly Beloved #29

Mixed media on canvas panel 410mm x 510mm | 2015 Currently on show at Art Eye Gallery

Dearly Beloved #34

Dearly Beloved #34

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 1000mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #23

Dearly Beloved #23

Mixed media on board 2015 | 620mm x 930mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #26

Dearly Beloved #26

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 1000mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #35

Dearly Beloved #35

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 500mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #25

Dearly Beloved #25

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 1000mm On show at Arteye Gallery | JHB

Dearly Beloved #24

Dearly Beloved #24

Mixed media on board 2015 | 620mm x 930mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #22

Dearly Beloved #22

Charcoal on newsprint 2015 | 900mm x 600mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #25

Dearly Beloved #25

Mixed media on newsprint 2015 | 900mm x 600mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #18

Dearly Beloved #18

Mixed media on Fabriano paper 2015 | 700mm x 500mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #17

Dearly Beloved #17

Mixed media on newsprint 2015 | 900mm x 600mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #11

Dearly Beloved #11

Mixed media on paper 2015 | 650mm x 500mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #6

Dearly Beloved #6

Mixed media on newsprint 2015 | 900mm x 600mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #21

Dearly Beloved #21

Charcoal on newsprint 2015 | 900mm x 600mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #8

Dearly Beloved #8

Mixed media on board 2015 | 620mm x 930mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #13

Dearly Beloved #13

Mixed media on canvas panel 2015 | 760mm x 600mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #27

Dearly Beloved #27

Mixed media on newsprint 2015 | 900mm x 600mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #3

Dearly Beloved #3

Mixed media on bamboo paper 2015 | 650mm x 500mm Unframed

Dearly Beloved #10

Dearly Beloved #10

Mixed media on bamboo paper 2015 | 650mm x 500mm Unframed

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