Artist Lionel Smit in South Africa

Multidisciplinary artist Lionel Smit from South Africa is best known for his contemporary portraiture executed through monumental expressive paintings, prints, and sculptures. His art is defined by a deeply rooted symbiotic relationship of figurative naturalism and expressive abstraction, with heavily modeled, sometimes fragmentary, surfaces. Let´s meet Lionel and hear more about his emotive and gestural energy of his creative process.