fbpx

Fooking Around: Hooked by art’s dark corners

Times Live | Sean O’Toole:

 

“Oh dear darlings, load-shedding is expected,” tweeted the staff of New Church Museum shortly before the opening of their Walter Battiss exhibition in May.

But all was saved, they added – this private museum, which showcases the collection of fund manager Piet Viljoen, had purchased 200 torches.

In the event, the gods of Eskom were kind and the exhibition, which features work by Battiss and nine other artists, opened without a hitch. File photo

In the event, the gods of Eskom were kind and the exhibition, which features work by Battiss and nine other artists, opened without a hitch.

Had it gone the other way, it would not have been the first time a Battiss show had to be viewed in the dark…

Read full article via source: http://www.timeslive.co.za/thetimes/2015/06/30/Fooking-Around-Hooked-by-arts-dark-corners

2018-10-23T17:45:52+00:00