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Mariette van den Heever - "African Woman"
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Print on Canvas
W: 1000mm x H: 700mm x D: 2mm
Approx. Weight: 1kg
This work is unframed
US$ 172 SOLD
About "African Woman"
For many thousands of years the African woman has been worshipped, revered and idolized by individuals, families and nations--not only in Africa but around the world. Ancient records show her as queen, goddess, scholar, diplomat, scientist, icon, prophet and freedom fighting warrior exalted with and sometimes above her father, husband and brothers. The African woman has administered great and mighty nations, led determined and capable armies into battle and founded splendid and enduring royal dynasties. Indeed, no other human of any racial or ethnic type has been so widely venerated as has the African woman. This brief essay, therefore, is intended as a secure African man's historical recognition, tribute and salute to the prominence, grandeur and majesty of African women
Mariette was born in 1969 in Springs, Gauteng. She works under the name Flowie in a wide variety of mixed media, always observing and picking up interesting shapes, textures colours etc. her passion is earth, rocks, sand, bushman paintings, fossils, bones, animals, insects, plants etc. All of these being an expression of how she perceives life around her.
National diploma in fashion design
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