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Jane Alexander; Ghost
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Lot 651

South African 1959-
signed, dated 2008, numbered 20/100 and inscribed with the title in pencil on the reverse 
pigment print on cotton paper
image size: 31,5 by 38cm sheet size: 45,5 by 50cm

Sold for R 26 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 29 557

Estimate R 6 000 - 8 000

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Proceeds from the sale of this lot to benefit the AVA Artreach Fund.

The image Ghost has been exhibited as 1 of 54 images projected in black and white as part of the work Survey: Cape of Good Hope

The Cape Institute for Architecture, Cape Town, Counter-Currents: Experiments in Sustainability in the Cape Region, 7 April to 6 May 2010

La Centrale Électrique, Brussels, Security: Surveys From the Cape of Good Hope, 25 March to 21 August 2011

The Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, Surveys: From the Cape of Good Hope, (a Project of the Museum for African Art), 2012

Cathedral Church of St John the Divine, New York, Surveys: From the Cape of Good Hope, 2013

Subirós, Pep (ed.) (2011) Jane Alexander: Surveys (from the Cape of Good Hope), New York: Museum for African Art and Actar. Illustrated on page 65.

Jamal, Ashraf. (2010) "Jane Alexander: Hunger Artist", In Counter-Currents: Experiments in Sustainability in the Cape Region, Johannesburg: Jacana Media, in association with the African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town.

Subirós, Pep (ed.) (2009) Jane Alexander: On Being Human, Great Britain: Institute of Advanced Study Durham University. Illustrated on page 23.

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