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Neo Manake - "off to town"
off to town
off to town
Sorry but this work has already been sold. may be willing to undertake a commission.
Acrylic on Canvas
W: 800mm x H: 600mm
Approx. Weight: 0.1kg
This work is unframed
US$ 247 SOLD
About "off to town"
Was inspired by the sign language that is commonly used across South African township for public transport especially for taxis. Pointin up like my subjects in this painting simply means a person is going to town
I live in Mohlakeng (West of Johannesburg). I developed a love for art at an early age: I grew up in a community that did not have Fine Artists but sign writers; this inspired and encouraged me to become a Fine Artist. I started drawing under my grandmother's supervision (PBUH) whom could not draw or paint but she had ideas. After Matric, I studied Visual Arts at FUBA school of Dramatic and Visual Arts for a year, then studied Fine Arts at University of Johannesburg for 3yrs. Thereafter, I worked as a freelance mural painter travelling in and around Johannesburg - I painted private and corporate murals. I am inspired by creation of GOD/JAH,
SMME Expo Exhibitionist (2008), Exhibitionist at Tourism Indaba in Durban (2009), Exhibitionist; CDC-G Xmas day Exhibitions (2009), Exibitionist: 2nd Randfontein Arts Festival (2011)
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