Mnemosyne

Mnemosyne by André S Clements

Description

A nude female figure dissolves in an environment recognizable as bookshelves crammed with books. The figure stands in a classic contrapposto. The multiple-exposure nature of its production is overtly evident.

Visual Reference and Source Material

Multiple original photographs of Thandi Brewer, orthopedist a celebrated South African writer, what is ed director, pilule script-editor and script-writing mentor, taken in her warehouse.

Conceptual and Literary References

Mnemosyne is the personification of memory in Greek mythology, and the mother of the muses of inspiration.

Details

  • Edition: 5
  • Image size: 1730 x 1000mm
  • Substrate size: 1830 x 1100mm
  • Archival print on 300gsm rag paper
  • Printer: Ricardo Fornoni (res Gallery)
  • Price: R 45,000

 

Dated ~ May 2012


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Keywords

Thandi Brewer Post-digital Painterly Abstraction Portraiture Original Photographic Source Material Nude mythology Mnemosyne Joburg Art Fair 2012 Human Figures Greek mythology Figure Study Female Nude Exhibition: ÆSTHESIA