Christiaan Lieverse was born in Utrecht in 1971. He works and resides in Eindhoven. Lieverse hails from a creative family, his father was an artist. As a child, an inspired Lieverse loved to draw and paint. Christiaan Lieverse’s body of work reflects his thoughts, preoccupations and observations of the world we live in. Identity is the central theme and is weaved throughout his work in all its formats, whether painting symmetrically perfect portraits on canvas, or using cowhides for his Hybrid Series – exploring ideas of genetically enhanced perfection parallel to the changing accepted concepts of beauty.