Artwork description:

The title "Sisyphus" is an obvious allusion to Albert Camus' "The Myth of Sisyphus" which forms a key part of the Philosophy of the Absurd. The idea that I am aiming at is the sometimes-absurd nature of being yet one's ability to pick up one's cross and march on with a smile on one's face. It is the 'divinity' of the individual giving meaning to life which makes Sisyphus's toils worthwhile - at least that is the idea I am presenting.

Materials used:

Oils

Tags:

#portrait  #oils  #emerging artist  #portrait painter  #south africa  #portraitpainting  #oils on canvas  #south african art  #south african artist  #oipainting 

Sisyphus (2018)

$500

This artwork is sold by Simon Venter from South Africa

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