Sans titre – 08-06-18 (sold)

Sans titre – 08-06-18 (sold)

 

I always liked Diana Ross (except for that ghaslty song ‘My Old Piano’) and when I saw a video recently I was intrigued by this shiny 80-dress oozing out glitter and glamour. A great motive to continue my sans titre series and add some singers to the mix. This particular frame in the video that I saw showed great angular lines and planes and thus this shot was the money shot for me to portray one of the great singers of our times.

 

Graphite pencil drawing (Pentel 0.5 mm, 3B) on Strathmore Bristol paper (21 x 29.7 x 0.1 cm) - A4 format)

Artist: Corné Akkers

Sales info: info@corneakkers.com

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About corneakkers

1969, born in Nijmegen. My work can be seen in many countries all over the world. I employ a variety of styles that all have one thing in common: the ever search for the light on phenomena and all the shadows and light planes they block in. My favorites in doing so are oil paint, dry pastel and graphite pencil. It is not the form or the theme that counts but the way planes of certain tonal quality vary and block in the lights. Colours are relatively unimportant and can take on whatever scheme. It is the tonal quality that is ever present in my work, creating the illusion of depth and mass on a flat 2d-plane. I combine figurative work with the search for abstraction because neither in extremo can provide the desired art statement the public expects from an artist. Besides all that, exaggeration and deviation is the standard and results in a typical use of a strong colour scheme and a hugh tonal bandwith, in order to create art that, when the canvas or paper would be torn into pieces, in essence still would be recognizable.

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