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Revision / Hersiening

 
In this exhibition of observational realism, the artist Willem Pretorius finds inspiration in the smells and sights of the small towns of South Africa and his depiction of them on canvas is that of a local and not a mere tourist or casual passer-by. The artist loves the way nature reclaims these man-made structures. Through documenting these landscapes as he sees them, he forces the onlooker to stand still where he stopped and look through his eyes and maybe see in a new light, the beauty in decay.
His theme is mainly concerned with the "platteland" and its changing landscapes. It can be seen as a type of visual diary where he documents a specific time and place in our history and in doing so, remembering.
It also reminds us of our own transience and mortality.
Everything is temporary.
 

Participating: Willem Pretorius

VENUE:

TINA SKUKAN GALLERY
Address: Plot 6, Koedoeberg Rd, Faerie Glen, Pretoria
Tel: 012 991 1733
Gallery Hours:Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 Sunday: 10:00 - 15:00



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