Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Fook Island

On 702 Hugo Fraser raved about the Walter Battiss exhibition at the Wits Art Museum. Last year Trish and I saw a very poorly curated Battiss exhibition so I was hoping Hugo Fraser’s review would not disappoint. And it didn’t. The exhibition is fantastic.

Walter Battiss wanted to be a good landscape painter when he started out and his incredible journey eventually created the most amazing and diverse art.

The exhibition is called: I invented myself.
He also invented his own alphabet and Fook Island. Awesome stuff.

There’s plenty of time to see it but please don’t miss the exhibition, on until October.

Walter Battiss: “I invented myself”. The Jack Ginsberg Collection. 6 July - 9 October 2016.

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