Wim Botha: Apocalagnosia

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A P O CA LAG N O S IA WIM BOTHA



APO CA LAG N O S IA WIM BOTHA

11 January - 10 February 2007 MICHAEL STEVENSON GALLERY


Aan Jozua Ă?mme b. 26/03/2006


a·poc·a·lypse n.

Middle English Apocalipse, from Late Latin Apocalypsis, from Greek apokalupsis, revelation, Apocalypse, from apokaluptein, to uncover : apo-, away- + kaluptein, to cover. 3: a prophetic disclosure; a revelation [Dictionary.com, Merriam-Webster Online]

ag·no·sia n.

Greek agnosia, (ignorance : a-, without; + gnosis, knowledge, from gignoskein, to know. : loss or dimunition of the ability to interpret sensory stimuli [Dictionary.com, Merriam-Webster’s Medical Dictionary, Stedman’s Medical Dictionary]



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Apocalumbilicus

2006 Linoprint on tea-stained HahnemĂźhle paper, wood, brown paper tape, coffee, water 218 x 102cm (framed)



Apocalumbilicus Details



Sublimation

2006 Rhodesian teak parquet blocks, kiaat, crushed marble, maize meal, electric motor 237 x 935 x 90cm (variable)



Sublimation Details




Symbiosis

2007 Wall engraving with gold leaf 27 x 63cm (variable)



Afterimage

2006 Oil on canvas, wood, brown paper tape, coffee, water 150 x 195cm (framed) Following pages: Detail and installation view




Generic Self-portrait as a Superior Hybrid 2006 Carved Afrikaans-English dictionary paper 48 x 52 x 45cm




Left:

Tragelaphus Strepsiceros (Greater Kudu) Right:

Phyllocrania Paradoxa (Ghost Mantis) 2006 Pen on tea-stained Fabriano paper, brown paper tape, coffee, water 55 x 65cm (framed) / 41.5 x 48.5cm (framed) Following pages: Details




Untitled

2007 Wall drawing in Letraset felt tip pen 18.5 x 25cm

My gratitude to Michael and all at the gallery and to Retha and Brian Photography by Kathy Skead, Mario Todeschini and Wim Botha Renette Erasmus

1949-2007


MICHAEL STEVENSON Hill House De Smidt St Green Point 8005 PO Box 616 Green Point 8051 South Africa tel +27 (0)21 421 2575 fax +27 (0)21 421 2578 info@michaelstevenson.com www.michaelstevenson.com

Catalogue no 24 January 2007 Printed by Hansa Print



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