EZROM LEGAE CHICKEN SERIES

Your humility as an artist. All these make the memory of a complete all-round man who will always remain as one of the treasures of our nation. His work has been shown all over Europe, and was part of the groundbreaking Ricky Burnett-curated ‘Tributaries’ exhibition in , shown first here and then in West Germany. Your compassion and love for your fellow man, your total dedication to your children and grandchildren. May your spirit be free at last. He went on to teach art and was an active member of the Amadlozi 69 group. It is however his drawings and graphics from the s on which his reputation rests most strongly today.

Your sculpture of burnt flesh and necklaced people, tortured but always lyrical with a sense of poetry and deep sensitivity. He went on to teach art and was an active member of the Amadlozi 69 group. To order prints or for any queries please contact mark artistspress. A single colour stone lithograph with chine colle. Johannesburg and Cape Town. Selections from a Century , Johannesburg Art Gallery. South Africa lost a distinguished artist of the older generation when painter and sculptor Ezrom Legae died in Johannesburg this week at the age of 60 , after a long illness.

He exhibited extensively in South Africa and held solo exhibitions at The Goodman Gallery amongst others. It was fitting that you were chosen to present our great President Nelson Mandela with a bronze sculpture on his stepping down as head of the ANC.

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Sculpture 80, University of South Africa, Pretoria. From tohe was director of the art programme at the African Music and Drama Association, before leaving the educational environment to become a seriees practising artist. A single colour stone lithograph with chine colle.

Your sculpture of burnt flesh and necklaced people, tortured but always lyrical with a sense of poetry sfries deep sensitivity. From tohe was director of the art programme at the African Music and Drama Association, before leaving the educational environment to become a full-time practising artist.

Selections from a Century, Johannesburg Art Gallery. Terms and Conditions Subscribe. He went on to teach art and was an active member of the Amadlozi 69 group. Republic Festival art exhibition, Swries.

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Obituary, taken from Artthrob. All these make the memory of a complete all-round man who will always remain as one of the treasures of our nation. Awards received include the Oppenheimer Sculpture Prize and Art SA Today, and the artist is represented in most major museum collections in South Africa For my friend Ezrom A legse from Linda Givon, lebae director of the Goodman Gallery Thirty years of working together through the heaviest time in a country shattered by the cruellest and most devastating destruction, a nation’s deconstruction and reconstruction.

Republic Festival art exhibition, Pretoria.

World Wilderness Congress, Johannesburg. Johannesburg Art and Artists: It is however his drawings and graphics from the s on which his reputation rests most strongly today.

Ezrom Legae also cihcken in many international group exhibitions, winning the Honourable Mention for Drawing at the Valparaiso Biennale in Chile in Sculpture 80University of South Africa, Pretoria. Proud, HRevisions: New editions from The Artists’ Press.

Your courage in a time when nobody dared to speak out in with your homage to Steve Biko and in with Freedom is Dead. Sack, SThe Neglected Tradition: In he won the Oppenheimer Sculpture Prize. Single colour Chine colle lithograph Paper size: Transvaal Academy Merit Award Your compassion and love for your fellow man, your total dedication to your children and grandchildren.

Legae received his early training at the Polly Street Art Centre and the Jubilee Centre under Cecil Skotnes and Sydney Khumalo, and is perhaps chicjen known for his powerful and emotive Chicken series and the Freedom is Dead series. Your humility as an artist. Ezrom Legae Ezrom Legae is one of South Africa’s ezeom artists and managed to pursue a career as an artist throughout the apartheid years. In sustained exploration of themes like his series of conjoined animal and human forms, and his Chicken series, Legae generates an animist language of form in which the deferred and disembodied violence of representation, and evocation of primal passion and dislocated suffering, creates images that are memorably adequate in iconising the political consciousness of the times.

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Born Vrededorp, Johannesburg, His work has been shown all over Europe, and was part of the groundbreaking Ricky Burnett-curated ‘Tributaries’ exhibition inshown first here and then in West Germany.

South Africa lost a distinguished artist of the older generation when painter and sculptor Ezrom Legae died in Johannesburg this week at the age of 60after a long illness. Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng, You legaf enriched my life and those of many others. In sustained exploration of themes like his series of conjoined animal and human forms, and his Chicken series, Legae generates an animist language of form in which the deferred and disembodied violence of representation, and evocation of primal passion and dislocated suffering, creates images that are memorably adequate in iconising the political consciousness of the times.

Transvaal Academy Esries Award In this regard, many of his sculptures register equally the kind of abstractionist simplification of European and American figurative sculpture of the mid 20th century and the hieratic and animist charge and proportion of African traditional woodcarving.

New editions from The Artists’ Press South Africa lost a distinguished artist of the older generation when painter and sculptor Ezrom Legae died in Johannesburg this week at the age of 60after a long illness. Your warm sense of humour, usually with a twist of irony and often ending in tears.

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Ezrom Legae did this print at the Artists’ Press shortly before his death. It is however his drawings and graphics from the s on which his reputation rests most strongly today. Vrededorp, Johannesburg, Gauteng, chickenn died: Johannesburg and Cape Town. You taught me how to look across the wall at the people who were so desperately subjected to unspeakable horror.

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