GABRIEL’S

R31,000.00

Oil on loose canvas

“I believe every interaction leaves us with some small part of that person, whether this encounter is physical or from someone who influences us online. These influences can be insignificant and at other times rock the foundation of our world.”

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Oil on loose canvas

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“I believe every interaction leaves us with some small part of that person, whether this encounter is physical or from someone who influences us online. These influences can be insignificant and at other times rock the foundation of our world.”

 

Smit’s second solo exhibition follows on from his first, “CURB” which dealt with our relationship with our urban environments and the strange irony that develops in increasingly larger cities, finding that the closer people live together the further alienated they feel.

Smit has taken careful detail in choosing which subjects to paint by adding another level of complexity to his various compositions, taking into consideration each character’s social structure, hierarchies and inner tumultuous seas or placid pools that spill over into their depicted world.

Bound offers a small glimpse into the world of the chosen subject, like a frozen moment of people watching, that if viewed carefully enough can tell you everything about them.

Dimensions134 × 0.5 × 90 cm
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