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Gwynneth van Jaarsveld - "True White"
Acrylic on Canvas
W: 590mm x H: 770mm x D: 50mm
This work is unframed
About "True White"
Sometimes we perceive a surface as white, but if one puts a True White next to it, the difference is apparent and even shocking. There is only One Way.
As an artist, I am inspired by the fact that our world did not just spontaneously come about. It was thoughtfully and lovingly designed and made for us. I like to see myself an "observer of beauty" and this is where all my creations originate. Something else that influences my work is that I have a visual impairment. Stargard's Dystrophy is a retinal condition that causes loss of central vision. I have to get real close to objects and images to observe detail. I believe that people overlook detail and beauty in the rush of their daily lives. I would like to inspire my audience to stop, look and recognize the fingerprints of our Creator on the world around them, and also on themselves.
Oliewenhuis Reservoir - Friends of Oliewenhuis (Bloemfontein)
Studied at Creare under Thomas Vermeulen