STOFFEL BEYENS
La Duette d’Ombre (2019)
La Duette d’Ombre (2019)

Digital photography and manipulation, printed on brushed aluminum 20 x 20 in. | $900

A Kiss At The End Of The World (2019)
A Kiss At The End Of The World (2019)

Digital photography and manipulation, printed on brushed aluminum 20 x 20 in. | $900

La Duette d’Ombre (2019)
La Duette d’Ombre (2019)

Digital photography and manipulation, printed on brushed aluminum 20 x 20 in. | $900

ARTIST STATEMENT:

My artworks consist of portraits, scenes and landscapes that show a predilection for various traditional themes and subjects (such as classical portrait painting or vanitas) in combination with a visual language that is strongly influenced by artworks from the metal genre. Text and / or music inspire images that do not immediately reveal all their details. The use of sensitive human forms in combination with dark elements and signs of decay, decline and decadence creates a subcutaneous tension that manifests itself throughout the works. Small hidden elements throughout the images play with the viewer's perception. By adding everyday elements to the characters in a different way, they get a rather dark interpretation and this leaves room for the spectator's own interpretation.