Ode to Szukalski 

Stanisław Szukalski (13 December 1893 – 19 May 1987) was a Polish painter and sculptor, who intended to create a new Polish art based on its mythology and history. He also developed the pseudoscientific-historical theory of Zermatism, positing that all human culture was derived from post-deluge Easter Island and that humankind was locked in an[…]

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Chameleon

I found this chameleon hanging onto dear life on the electric fence. Poor thing did’nt even know how to change colours properly. Personally, when you encounter a chameleon be aware that they are change agents and they assist you with the next transition of a major life stage. Change is[…]

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Two Lizards

If Lizard has come passing through your life: Lizard is letting you know that it is time to take do an internal audit. Are you being ruled by your ego or are you coming from your heart? Be aware – simply because the ego is the master of deception and you[…]

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Pray Mantis

The praying mantis meaning has a variety of traits: temperance, quietness, awareness, calmness, clairvoyance, patience, mindfulness and innovation. These insects are well known for their pre-strike pose, which is a popular symbol of balance and patience in and of itself. The Chinese honor the praying mantis for its elegant, mindful,[…]

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INRI – Winston Sauli – 1970

This is personally a very important South African political painting. Winston painted this piece after being released from Prison by the the Apartheid State in 1970.  The expressive brush strokes and pain is evident in the work, reminds me of Basquit’s style but remember this was before Basquit.  Winston died,[…]

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Robotica 

Robotica has found a loving home in Johannesburg, South Africa. I am so stoked. Robotica, may your gaze forever speak to the viewers that look at you.

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Graffiti 

Old graffiti from a warehouse in Auckland Park, Johannesburg. This artwork is no longer around as the warehouse was torn down in the interest of gentrification of the inner city. I always loved this work. I forgot the artists name but this man is talented.

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Great Artists Steal

A rework of one of Jan Hendrik Pierneef’s works. The lines are more simplified and the clouds are wild. Paint by numbers style. Acrylic on canvas with DataDots. This painting has found a home in Pretoria, South Africa.  

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