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Anna-Kirsten - African Masks | Tribal Art Art Painting
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Anna-Kirsten - "African Masks"

"African Masks"

African Masks
Oil on Canvas, US$ 1,623

African Masks

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Oil on Canvas

W: 1210mm x H: 910mm x D: 15mm
W: 48" x H: 36" x D: 1"

Approx. Weight: 1.3kg

This work is unframed


US$ 1,623


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About "African Masks"

I was visiting a small town in the Loweveld (South Africa) named Graskop and there is this in credible shop where a man exhibits his collection of traditional African Masks that he has collected over the years. I have always been intrigued by the cultural and traditional meaning for these masks and the craftsmanship. They have so much character and embrace this mystery of being human and what makes us. Also as a little girl my grandparents would have these large African Masks hanging in the staircase towards the bedrooms, every time I walked past them they would make me wonder and they have never left my mind. There is most definitely something personal we all can experience in masks, like the different faces we can put on.


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About Anna-Kirsten


My fascination and affinity goes out to the natural world. I marvel about existence and the mysterious role that every living and non-living thing plays in our universe. Experiencing the delicate interconnectedness of existence and its biodiversity on earth has led me to wonder more into the metaphysical realms. Exploring the transient nature of being and the nature of 'nature': considering life and death as part of a cycle, as well as an eternal coming and going.

I am a multi-disciplinary artist, I internalise and capture the essence of a place, creature or the forever changing landscape. I use different mediums to create my artworks like painting, drawing, film, photography, sculpture and installation.

With my art I hope to ripple a positive impulse and awaken a compassionate attitude in people towards the natural world.

Anna Kirsten; Born in Holland 1989, currently living in South Africa.

Eco-Training, SA (Professional Field Guiding Course) 2014-2015
Academie Minerva Groningen, NL (Fine Arts) 2008-2012
Penryn College, SA (Matriculated 2007)

Price Range

US$ 65-2,840



"Chicken Challenge" supporting the cause 'Hands at Work' exhibition, South Africa. 2019 (group)

"Ubundance" group exhibition, White River Art Gallery, South Africa. 2018

"As it Was" group exhibition, White River Art Gallery, South Africa. 2018

"N/om - impressions of the invisible that ties us together" Duo Exhibition in collaboration with artist Koos Buist in Sign+ Gallery, Holland. 2017

"Chicken Challenge" supporting the cause 'GRIP' exhibition, South Africa. 2016 (group)

Grensloos Kunst Verkennen, Ijhorst Holland. 2014 (group)

Open Atelier Exhibition "Last but not least", Groningen Holland. 2014 (group)

Gemeentehuis Emmeloord expo, Emmeloord Holland (paintings in collaboration Mark Bakker). 2014

Wall Painting in collaboration with Mark Bakker at "GYM" exhibition "Miami Vice", Groningen Holland. 2013

Festival der Aa, Drenthe Holland. 2013 (interactive art-work in collaboration with Elzo Oterdoom)

Stomerij Gallery, Groningen Holland. (group)

Solo Exhibition at Stoep, Nelspruit South Africa. 2013

Graduation show Academie Minerva, Groningen Holland. 2012 (group)

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