van Iersel’s strong punk-inspired aesthetic is revolutionary in its own right while reminiscent of artists such as Jean-Michel Basquiat. This work, simple upon first notice, rewards the viewer with detailed examinations of the emotional lives of the figures portrayed.
Rik van Iersel (born 1961) is a self-taught mixed media artist whose work has been exhibited in San Francisco, Hamburg and his native country, The Netherlands. In 2001, he founded his own magazine, “Slump-Stories”, and in 2004 he started his own recording label, Rikordings. In addition to his artistic endeavors, he is a guest professor at Fachhochschule fur Gestaltung in Hamburg.
Original mixed media on paper,
15.5 x 18.25 in, Framed
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