Lionel Smit

‘Morphous’ Downtown

This double-headed bronze and steel sculpture has been casting her somewhat dismissive gaze upon the passing parade since last November. From The Avenue Concept: Lionel Smit’s “Morphous” is an exploration of hybrid identity and its ever-changing nature within South Africa’s social landscape. This particular piece evokes a question of time, of past and future, and […]

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‘Colossal Fragment’ Appears Downtown

Hey buddy, that light’s not getting any greener. The latest public installation from The Avenue Concept — part of their Influx 2017 program — may be a real traffic-stopper. Colossal Fragment is the work of Lionel Smit, a South African artist known for his monumental portraiture executed through large canvasses and bronze deconstructions. This fragment

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