Live Virtual Auction, 22 September 2021

Sold for

ZAR 39 830
Lot 23
  • Layziehound Coka; The Great Spectrum of Ordinary Men
  • Layziehound Coka; The Great Spectrum of Ordinary Men
  • Layziehound Coka; The Great Spectrum of Ordinary Men
  • Layziehound Coka; The Great Spectrum of Ordinary Men
  • Layziehound Coka; The Great Spectrum of Ordinary Men
  • Layziehound Coka; The Great Spectrum of Ordinary Men

Lot Estimate
ZAR 35 000 - 50 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 39 830

About this Item

South African 1982-
The Great Spectrum of Ordinary Men
2016
signed and dated '16; inscribed with the title on the reverse
charcoal on canvas
98 by 112cm excluding frame; 103,5 by 117 by 5cm including frame

Notes

"My art reflects my thoughts on and about life. I am an agent of love, peace and freedom because happiness is too abstract." –Layziehound Coka

Layziehound Coka was born in Bilanyoni, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. He attended Boksburg College and studied engineering at Pretoria Technikon but broke off his studies to devote himself entirely to his passion for art. From 2005 to 2007 he studied print production at the Artist Proof Studio and now works as a freelance artist in Johannesburg. The themes of his work range from his youth experiences in apartheid to today's social-political landscape of South Africa, which can be especially confusing and threatening for the younger generation.

Provenance

Donated by the artist. Courtesy of Nicolas Lehmann Gallery, Cape Town.

Framing courtesy of Maxwoods Framers and Gilders.


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