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Stian Deetlefs is a self-taught artist, who uses industrial materials such as concrete, found objects, household paints, etc. to depict the human condition. His often disjointed and abstracted figures, portraits and objects represent life in a modern industrial society. “Study of my father” places the emphasis on raw emotions and expressions.
Deetlefs was born in 1992 in Empangeni in KwaZulu Natal where art was almost non-existent.
Title: Study of my father, 2020
Medium: Pastel and acrylic on concrete
Size: H:210 W:290 D:210