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Alexis Preller: Africa, the Sun and Shadows

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In the course of his forty-year career, major South African artist Alexis Preller achieved national recognition and critical acclaim. Loyal admirers flocked to every exhibition by the master colourist. Yet, there were also those who were disturbed by his frequently cryptic themes and who denounced his distinctly independent and often enigmatic work.

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In the course of his forty-year career, major South African artist Alexis Preller achieved national recognition and critical acclaim. Loyal admirers flocked to every exhibition by the master colourist. Yet, there were also those who were disturbed by his frequently cryptic themes and who denounced his distinctly independent and often enigmatic work. Africa, the Sun and Shadows is a fascinating and detailed account of Alexis Preller’s life and artistic journey. This engrossing biography leads the reader through the twists and turns of Preller’s uncompromising career and passionate private life, tracing the evolution of his fascinating iconography along the way. It is a story filled with drama and told with empathy and skill.

Additional information

Date Published

2010

ISBN

97871100923

Language

English

Publisher

Specifications

Softcover,361 pages, 21x23cm