taadaa.co.za |  Johan Myburg:

Ernst de Jong, die Pretoriase kunstenaar veral bekend vir sy dekoratiewe benadering tot ontwerp, is op 15 Februarie ná ʼn kort siekte oorlede. Hy was 81. De Jong het nog so onlangs as 2014 skilderye gemaak vir Joburg Ballet se produksie Stars of American Ballet in Montecasino. Sewe van dié skilderye is tydens die produksie op ʼn tamaai LED-skerm as agterdoek op die verhoog gebruik… Aanhou lees


To all family, friends, artists and athletes

South Africa and the world have lost a great painter and designer; mentor and teacher; athlete and coach; father and grandfather. He’s touched the lives of many, and will still do so with his legacy.

Thank you all for the kind words and thoughts through this difficult time.

It was his wish to not have a funeral, but instead an exhibition in honor and celebration of his art and life.

Details will follow in coming weeks.

With love and light
Tamara de Jong

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