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old heads in modern masks

Artwork date(s): 1993

Malcolm Payne


Measurements: 540mm
Inscription: Signed by all participants

Edition: #33/50
Category type: South African Artists Book

Place publication: Cape Town, RSA
Publisher: Axeage Private Press
Cat. 197
Pages: 139p

Reference note: Colophon: 'This private edition with 14 original monochrome etchings and seven etched renderings of the 'Mafikeng Heads' by Malcolm Payne, each signed and numbered by the artist. All the etchings were printed from the original copper plates, on Zerkall Buetten paper 145gsm, by Paulus Paas. Each copy is hand bound in quarter leather by Peter Carstens. Screenprinted cover design by Malcolm Payne.'

A visual, archaeological and historical reading of the Lydenburg Heads.

See also: the pamphlet of the same name (SA/014) with an essay by Ivor Powell.

Exhibition notes: Item 197 in the exhibition 'Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96.

Ref: GB/10064

Articles

Fragments: An archaeological biography
   p17

Tales and heads, bodies and landscapes
   p33

The Mafikeng Heads
 Malcolm Payne (essay by)
   p59







Total images: 2


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