• additional view of artwork by Dietmar Scherf
  • additional view of artwork by Dietmar Scherf
  • additional view of artwork by Dietmar Scherf
  • additional view of artwork by Dietmar Scherf
  • additional view of artwork by Dietmar Scherf

Life (2017) (Original)

United States

Size: 47.2 H x 47.2 W x 1.5 in

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Art Description

Painting: Acrylic, Oil, Paint, Wax and Enamel on Canvas.

Life with all its facets and circles spinning, ups and downs, obstacles, challenges, meltdowns, successes, highlights, the wild rollercoaster with its emotions. The yellow, orange and red melt at times, then precise circles spinning, with gold and copper illustrating the victories and success. Original painting by Dietmar Scherf (2017). Signed, titled and dated by Artist Dietmar Scherf with Certificate of Authenticity.

Media: Initially, the artwork is "baptized" with fire to purify it as candle wax is applied to the canvas. After that like all of Scherf's canvas paintings, the canvas is covered in black paint. Then various types of paints (oil, acrylic, enamel, metallics, etc.) are carefully applied with various techniques to create this exceptional original masterpiece. This artwork also features the typical Scherf ornaments unique to his original paintings. A very small piece of Dietmar Scherf's DNA is also embedded in a wax cocoon on the canvas. This painting received a white paint coat over the black base paint coating.
Although applying his own techniques, for this painting artist Dietmar Scherf was inspired by Jackson Pollock's work saying, "It was an experiment and I just had that vision not realizing that utilizing Jackson Pollock's technique as a key component for 'Life' was a very work intensive process."
During the finishing process of the artwork, high-quality varnish is applied for protection. This rare masterpiece artwork has been created on a stretched canvas over a 1.5" thick wooden frame and is ready to hang.

VIDEO: Art video about the creation of this exciting Masterpiece Painting by DIETMAR SCHERF:

An art collector had this to say about his recent purchase of a Dietmar Scherf artwork:
"Really great! I'm literally speechless! The artwork is more than overwhelming + wonderful + a real masterpiece! I'm sure you know how it is with expectations in life. Despite my great anticipation to receive this artwork it far exceeded all of my expectations."

LIFETIME TRADE-IN/UPGRADE GUARANTEE for all Original Artworks by Dietmar Scherf. Not only do we have absolute confidence in our high-quality original artworks, but we're also certain of the enormous value appreciation of our artworks with a track record since the 1980's. Virtually all original artworks by Dietmar Scherf have significantly appreciated in value over time. If you ever like to trade in/upgrade your undamaged original artwork by Dietmar Scherf for another available Dietmar Scherf original artwork(s), simply let us know and we make sure that we provide fair-market value and certainly a much higher value on the artwork(s) than whatever you once paid for it. Just pay for shipping and any difference for newly selected original artwork(s) by Dietmar Scherf. Some restrictions apply! All artworks have to be undamaged and in superb condition. This trade-in/upgrade guarantee pertains only to original artworks by Dietmar Scherf and not to open-edition prints. Original Certificate of Authenticity and copy of Bill of Sale/Purchase Receipt may be required. Although already established in the 1990's, this trade-in/upgrade guarantee may be revoked at any time, especially once there are no more original artworks by Dietmar Scherf available from the artist and only as long as Dietmar Scherf is among the living.

Keywords: Red, Jackson Pollock, Gerhard Richter, Dietmar Scherf, Emotional, Guggenheim, Abstract, Life, Meltdown, Mood, Museum, Orange

Subjects: Abstract

Styles: Abstract, Impressionism, Pop Art, Surrealism, Abstract Expressionism

Mediums: Acrylic, Oil, Paint, Wax, Enamel

Materials: Canvas

Prints: Abstract Art Prints, Abstract Art Prints, Impressionism Art Prints, Pop Art Art Prints, Surrealism Art Prints, Abstract Expressionism Art Prints, Acrylic Art Prints, Oil Art Prints, Paint Art Prints, Wax Art Prints, Enamel Art Prints, Canvas Art Prints

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