“Ryan Hoffmann’s artworks have an aura of mystery around them. At first glance, it’s hard to work out exactly what they’re made of, but upon closer inspection, layers upon of layers of textured paint are revealed, built up onto circular, 3D casts made in the artist’s Melbourne studio.

This visual intrigue is all part of their appeal. Emotive blurs of colours and gradients make these distinctive works appear as otherworldly portals, and each one is inspired by moments and memories from the artists own life.”

– Author Christina Karras, 2023

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Image: Melbourne-based artist Ryan Hoffman and cat Sora inside his studio.  Photo – Amelia Stanwix for The Design Files