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Petru Viljoen - "Stone works"
Sorry but this work has already been sold. may be willing to undertake a commission.
W: 297mm x H: 210mm
Approx. Weight: 0.2kg
This work is unframed
US$ 112 SOLD
About "Stone works"
The rock formations on the Jock of the Bushveld trail outside Graskop is world famous. I've taken photographs and then painted from the photo.
I use a range of artistic media in my artworks. I paint for the sake of painting and express colour and mark through the medium of photorealism. The collages or mixed media works are experimentations in expression of how things got to be as they are. Colour photos have atmosphere and black and white photography has a beauty of its own. There are meditative qualities in the tonal value as well as in the subject matter. The plant studies accent a delicate, transient state of being. Due consideration is requested of what it is and in the abstractions of what it is not, or what it became. The photos are printed on canson (drawing paper) for texture. They are available in editions of 25.
Solo exhibition, Michaelis Art Library, Johannesburg, 2010
Johannesburg Art Foundation 1989 - 1990
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