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Solo show: I am trying to remember who you are @ Longstreet art lovers 1932
30 Apr 2021
My seventh solo exhibition opens on the 30 April 2021 at Longstreet Art Lovers 1932 in Waterkloof, Pretoria. Closes 14 May.

'A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.'
-Gertrude Stein

'I guided you on Geryon
Shall I do less now we are nearer God?'

-Dante’s Divine Comedy

How would I paint you? I would not be able to paint you entirely. I would have to paint something fragmented and incomplete. And there would be a lot of uncertainty. I would also only have access to that part of you that is in me, and hope that you would come through in some way. Could repetition help me with this? I imagine you to be a moving being, but paradoxically, because you are outside time and I perceive movement in time, you would be still too. So, I think painting is a good way in which to attempt this communion with you. It would have to be on more than one piece of board, probably many, and it would be a lifetime project, maybe requiring more than one lifetime. It would only ever be a glimpse or a taste of you, maybe just enough for me to remember who you are.

Gallery address:
198 Long Street 0181 Waterkloof, South Africa

Gallery hours:
09h00 - 17h00 on weekdays, 09h00 - 13h00 on Saturdays closed on Sundays and Public holidays

Exhibition can be viewed online here>>