My dream is for art to connect South Africans

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Lionel Smit grew up in a sculptor’s home. Developing into one of South Africa’s most sought after artists, he strives to create work that urges the viewer to engage emotionally. “I think intimacy in art is created by the viewer,” says Lionel Smit. The philosophy makes Smit’s audience a part of his creative process. While his hands mould the work, it remains incomplete until the viewer has connected with it emotionally. It sounds wonderful in theory, profound to those who have yet to encounter aesthetics or the philosophy of art, but it’s challenging in practice… Read more
Image: Lionel Smit (Source)