isishweshwe collage, tulle and pine ply
Location: Cape Town
Estimated at R15,000 - R20,000
The overall condition is fair.
Cracking and losses to areas with wax. Fabric folded and bent along edges. Bend to ply bottom left.
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isishweshwe collage, tulle and pine ply
Location: Cape Town
143 x 111 x 8 cm
Private collection, Cape Town.
Siwa Mgoboza explores notions of difference and belonging as informed by his personal experiences of prejudice and assimilation.
Growing up abroad, in Peru and Poland, and subsequently returning to South Africa as a young man, Mgoboza was profoundly struck by the difference between his expectation of an egalitarian South Africa and the stark contrast of its reality. As a response to this, Mgoboza created Africadia – an alternative society that offers a means to transcend prejudice based on preconceived notions of gender, sexuality, race, religion, class and nationality.
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Auction: SHADES: Autumn 22, ending Tue, 26th Apr 2022
Welcoming the change of colours of the new season, Aspire Art presents a strong selection of exceptional and innovative works by local art world favourites for easy collecting.
With nearly 200 lots, the collection spotlights prevalent topics artists, and audiences, engage in. Most notably, the stylistic influences of abstraction (lots 1-28). Other highlighted categories include the exploration of places and people (lots 29-142), the meaning of words (lots 143-168) found in text-based pieces, the objects (lots 169-175) of sculptural works and the things (176-188) chosen for still life studies. Also included is a range of signed William Kentridge posters (189-195) for those interested in special art memorabilia.
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