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Mama Africa (Diasec edition of 6)

R36,000 ex. VAT
R41,400 incl. VAT

Aerosols and Acrylics on canvas

120 x 110 cm

Category: Product ID: 24802

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    Description

    Aerosols and Acrylics on canvas

    100 x 100 cm

    I notice more and more that my signature style is to create compelling, color-soaked, eye-catching surfaces that draw the viewer closer with my use of familiar pop culture and consumer culture references. On closer inspection, these references are never what they seem and the idea is always to celebrate, highlight, or question topical and social issues in this new age we find ourselves in.

    In this piece, the popular M&M’s gets the Fadiel Hermans workover and the overall idea is to celebrate the pride and strength of the women on this continent.

    Wathint’ abafazi, wathint’ imbokodo’
    (You Strike a Woman, You Strike a Rock) KAPOW!!!!

    Description of a Diasec

    A Diasec consists of 3 layers:

      1. an aluminium dibond board as the support material
      2. the image on photographic paper (or an inkjet print)
      3. a layer of acrylic glass

    The image gets onto the photographic paper via laser light and the paper gets developed as conventional photographic paper in previous

    The paper used for the Diasec we sell is Fuji Chrystal Archival Paper, which has a specific glow and enhances the

    Once finished, the image gets pasted on the aluminium dibond board and in a cleanroom covered with acrylic

    Fuji gives a 75 year guarantee on colour fastness of the image and the acrylic glass filters around 90% of UV

    There are only very few companies worldwide who are able to produce Diasec in high Because of this, we have all our Diasec made in Germany.

    Fadiel Hermans

    Fadiel Hermans

    Fadiel Hermans was born in Bo Kaap, Cape Town in 1971. An artist who lives in every artwork that leaves his easel as the memories of his childhood growing up in challenging times are still vivid. Key features in his artworks are people and images he was surrounded by. In essence, his work is his memory and his experiences, whether it is a particular colour or the way the artist tries to capture light and shadow, the idea, or even the feelings he is trying to evoke with his work. His creativity, the artist believes for himself, stems from the ability to see things differently from other people.

    Painting has been a constant in Fadiel Herman’s life, his parents supported his passion from a young age by buying paper and colours. The passion for painting is a deeply rooted private attempt to make sense of his life, his surroundings, and his experiences. The artist constantly leads his eye and hand down the many, many paths of stories and images that swirl around in his head, hoping to successfully capture some of them on canvas and it is such a joy to watch. And with each artwork, the artist puts a story to it, all together creates a full story!

    A short career in graphic design, some working years in the printing industry, and no formal fine-art training – all led to his dream: living a full-time art career which this charismatic artist has embarked on.

    Fadiel Hermans paints incessantly with oils and often incorporates ribbon, charcoal, and found objects in his canvases. Due to his uniquely personal and rich narrative style, his artworks lead the viewer through a multitude of storylines, which are more than often evasive and open-ended, allowing the viewer to draw their own conclusions. The artist enjoys giving the full storyboard to his works as he experienced so much of this himself.

    Fadiel’s paintings are a mix of street art, pop art, and graphic design, inspired by contemporary culture and sizzle with satire.

     Fadiel Hermans is represented at The Artists Gallery in Cape Town as well as in Franschhoek.

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    Monday10 AM – 5 PM
    Tuesday10 AM – 5 PM
    WednesdayClosed
    Thursday10 AM – 7:30 PM
    Friday10 AM – 5 PM
    Saturday10 AM – 2 PM
    SundayClosed
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