Ian de Beer
Discover the extraordinary journey of Ian de Beer, a brilliant artist who dances between studio-based painting and the vibrant world of graffiti and murals. His work in the public sphere intertwines seamlessly with his personal history, creating a conceptual link that is truly captivating. Despite facing challenges, including time spent in prison for his revolutionary graffiti, de Beer remains dedicated and self-taught. He seized every opportunity to study art history and refine his creative practice during periods of incarceration. Remarkably, he even endured a period where possessing art-making materials was prohibited by the law, leading to further trials. Step into the world of Ian de Beer and witness the resilience and artistry that flows through his veins.
Read more about his fight against graffiti laws here.