Sold paining by Joakim Lloyd Raboff called "Build to Last"

Sold: “Built to Last”

A couple of years ago, I was invited to document the factory environments at Kockums Fabriker, a slew of enormous manufacturing and assembling buildings just a few hundred meters from where we live in Malmö.

Of all the scenes I captured during my three days walking around in those abandoned industrial spaces, this, piece, which was printed on a scale of 1-to-1 and aptly titled “Built to Last”, is by far my favorite.

The other day, a couple came by the gallery and bought it.

Through their purchase, the couple obviously shares my appeal for the motif and its history, which as an artist is by far the most important form of recognition.