Artist's description:

Erlend Steiner Lovisa (1970) paints still life portraits of females in his own stage-managed settings. The woman portrayed has a story to tell. Her face is obscured by her hair and it is left to our own imagination to seek the story hidden behind.
Erlend takes photos of his subjects and paints from these. He stage sets the scene with the subjects taken out of their everyday surroundings and placed on a beach or in a wood or a field or even on a wall.
By covering the subjects face Erlend forces the observer to guess at the story behind the scene. Why is she sitting there? What is she hiding? The woman is elusive, transient, enslaved, forcing us to want to unravel her secrets. If not exhibites, this work is located in Vlissingen (The Netherlands) but will be shipped worldwide.

Materials used:

oil

Carolijn 2 (Toetanchamon) (Cat N° 5646) (2015)

$9,400

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