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Lot 9

South African 1960-
Pincushions in a Vase
wire
70 by 75 by 65cm

 Cape Town Office



"My main area of creative focus is in sculpture, and more particularly in fabricating woven wire forms which sometimes reference local craft traditions [...] In my sculptures I use images of natural phenomena (human, plant and animal) and play with the idea of mutation, hybrids and reconfiguring the familiar. Through dramatically enlarging and/or transposing features of one to the other, I play with the paradox between vulnerability and the monstrous. Using the language of craft, my artworks are always a product of labour and time."1 – Walter Oltmann

 

1. artthrob.co.za, Walter Oltmann, Lace. [online] Available at: https://artthrob.co.za/product/walter-oltmann-lace/ [Accessed 31 December 2019].


Property of Kangra Group (PTY) Ltd

Assembled by the Late Graham and Rhona Beck



Estimate: R 80 000 - 120 000 

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