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Natural selection

8 November 2019 - 27 November 2019

Kobus Walker is a Pretoria based artist.  He completed a Fine Arts Diploma in 1992 at the Pretoria Technikon.   After his studies he worked with fellow artist, friend and mentor Tivan van Dyk for almost 10 years. 
 
Since 2007 he devotes all his time to being an artist.  His work is mostly theme-based.  He takes inspiration from the classical painters and employs these influences and remoulds them into his own indigenous statement within  a contemporary context.  Together it creates a dialogue between the viewer and subject matter.
 
His latest exhibition which opens on Friday 8 November 2019 at the Pretoria Arts Association was inspired by birds and Charles Darwin’s theory of Natural Selection which is the principle by which each slight variation of a trait, if useful, is preserved.  Individuals best adapted to their surroundings are more likely to survive and reproduce.
 
In this exhibition birds are combined with the everyday objects we inherit as humans.  The way they interact with each other, their surroundings and nature create the narrative and dialogue with the viewer. Together they are preserved visually in a new conceptual context.  The works are all oil paint on board.

Participating: Kobus Walker

VENUE:

ASSOCIATION OF ARTS PRETORIA
Address: 173 Mackie Str, Nieuw Muckleneuk
Tel: 012 346 3100 / 3110 || Cell: 083 288 5117
Gallery Hours: Tue to Fri 09:00 - 18:00. Sat 09:00 - 13:00.




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