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Judith Mason; Monkey Shrine, five
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Lot 378

South African 1938-2016
Monkey Shrine, five
each signed, dated 84 and numbered 80/200 in pencil in the margin; one also signed by Marguerite Stephens
colour photolithographs
sheet size: 65,5 by 49,5cm, unframed

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Estimate R 10 000 - 15 000


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..."I made "Monkey Shrine" a vehicle for expressing as much of the pleasure as I could.  Against such self-indulgence I have sought to describe the paradoxes of fear and pain and isolation, using repellent images which nevertheless convey dignity and pathos.  In no way is any of this work satire,  It is simply a set of metaphors which glance off each other."

excerpt from Judith Mason, Talking Pictures - a scrapbook with notes and comments.


A gift from the artist to the current owner's grandfather.


Judith Mason. (1989) Talking Pictures - a scrapbook with notes and comments, Broederstroom Press. Illustrated on pages 2 and 3, text on  pages 4 and 5.



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