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Afeefa B Alam - Arum One and Arum Two (Diptych) | Still Life Art Painting
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Afeefa B Alam - "Arum One and Arum Two (Diptych)"

"Arum One and Arum Two (Diptych)"

Arum One and Arum Two (Diptych)
Acrylic on Board, US$ 67

Arum One and Arum Two (Diptych)

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Details

Acrylic on Board
Acrylic on canvas board, varnished, handmade frames

W: 490mm x H: 220mm x D: 12mm
W: 19" x H: 9" x D:

Approx. Weight: 0.5kg

This work is framed (but can be supplied either framed or unframed)

Price

US$ 67

Scale

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About "Arum One and Arum Two (Diptych)"

This diptych of Arum lilies are miniature works. Each tiny painting is 60mm by 80mm. The frames are handmade to go with them. Arum lilies are indigenous to SA and are found most commonly in white, growing abundantly near waterways or wetlands. In this work I explore the concept of colorful shadows. When I first learned color theory I was fascinated by the idea that white is never truly white except for the highlights. I was determined to see it this truly was the case in reality and much to my amazement it is. These two small paintings explore this concept.

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About Afeefa B

Afeefa B Alam

Firstly my work celebrates the beauty that is constantly around us. It is homage to THE Creator; an appreciation for all that He has created. I encourage the viewer to "stop and stare" instead of rushing past in life's rat race. Secondly my work is an outlet for my own emotions; a psychological cleansing catharsis and mirror. The subject of any given work is multi- layerd. The moods and undercurrents represent my own internal preoccupations,anxieties and hopes; much of which I am unaware of until I've completed a piece and can see it reflected on the canvas. A common thread that runs through my work is my fascination with light. I love to explore the way it changes everything it touches and how the mood and atmosphere of a piece is totally reliant on the light.I am attracted to the natural world for subject matter, sky, sea, space, botanical flora and fungi amongst others. As a personal principal I refuse to accept that anything is impossible nor do I accept the limitations of human senses as being a definitive criteria for what exists and what doesn't! I like exploring the possibilities of "what ifs" and alternate realities and timelines, painted realisticaly as if they do exist.

Price Range

US$ 67-223

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Exhibitions

Exhibitions at Longstreet Art Lovers 1932 Gallery in Pretoria
2015- Annual Miniature Group Exhibition
2015- Subculture Group Exhibition (curated by Mignon Modema)
2015- Year of the Wooden Ram - Chinese New Year Exhibition
2015- ABC's of Life Group Exhibition (curated by Ildiko Phol)
2014- Christmas Group Exhibition
2014- Annual Miniature Exhibition
2014- Roald Dhal Literary Group Exhibition

Newcastle - Art In the Park
2013 - demonstrated and exhibited
2012 - exhibited

Awards
2012- 1st Prize Drawing Category-Bohemia Arts Competition -Vryheid
2011- 3rd Prize Art- Natal Museum "Celebrating 150yrs of Indians In SA" competition

Public Collections
-Natal Museum
Corporate and Private Collections
-D'Bete Finacials Johannesburg
-Flat Glass and Windscreens Dundee
-many private homes in KZN and Gauteng


Education

Largely self taught

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