The artwork belongs to the series that Karlien De Villiers dedicates to her favorite’s book covers.
In this case it’s Solzhenitsyn’s “Cancer Ward”, and, in addition to the cover, the artist adds a quote from the book (“A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy”).
KARLIEN DE VILLIERS, Floating Solo, Cellar Contemporary, Trento, March 2021
KARLIEN DE VILLIERS, Floating Solo, ed. Cellar Contemporary, Trento 2021, p. 33
by Davide Raffaelli