"The inspiration for this piece was the righthand flat-out kink at Brands Hatch F1 Circuit. There used to be a Shell advertising board there, hence the red and yellow colors, and this was my ideal marker point for nailing the throttle coming out of the previous corner." - Stefan Johansson
Made by hand in Venice Beach, CA
Edition 1 of 1
Measurements: 71 x 22
"Memories of a Past Life" are a series of abstracts created by Stefan Johansson. Drawing inspiration from his previous career as a Formula One Racing Driver, each painting is named after a corner or a section at various Grand Prix circuits around the world.
Stefan Johansson spent most of his life racing cars, with a 10 year career in Formula 1, driving for teams such as Ferrari and McLaren and winning the prestigious Le Mans 24 hour race for Porsche. 1986, when his best friend and rival, Elio De Angelis, was killed Stefan decided to pick up a brush and a canvas...