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Riaan van Zyl

South African 1976-  Top Artists


"I take inspiration from commonplace, ordinary ideas and like to showcase my impression and apprehension of things around me, effectively capturing their context and value with a de-constructed eye. At first glance my work looks abstract and confusing but the results have their own very personal syntax, punctuation and orchestration. They become almost a performance of movement rather than a standard drawing.

I have exhibited internationally and locally in over 33 solo exhibitions and also numerous group exhibitions and hang in some of the most prestigious art collections in the world.

I am very focused on having people look at the everyday things in a different light. I love working in experimental mediums for example old car oil and anthracite. I enjoy the process of making art, the playing with new and old mediums and the concept behind the works as well as the actual exhibiting of the work."

Riaan van Zyl

source:  https://www.riaanvanzyl.com/


1 lot offered      100.00% sold      R 5 863
 

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Riaan van Zyl; Move-ment (Moovmant) (2058)
27 Sep 2021
Sold for R 5 863
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
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