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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

Type: South African Artists Book

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

Reference noteColophon: '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 notesItem 197 in the exhibition 'Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96.

Ref: GB/10064


Fragments: An archaeological biography

Tales and heads, bodies and landscapes

The Mafikeng Heads
 Malcolm Payne (essay by)

Total images: 2

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