Breytenbach, Breyten – Painting the Eye. Compiled for his first one-man exhibitions in South Africa. With contributions by Marilet Sienaert, Georges Marie Lory, John Miles and Breyten Breytenbach


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(Cape Town: David Philip, 1993)

219 x 148 mm; laminated pictorial wrappers; pp. 78; reproductions several of which in full colour of the artist’s works. Near fine. Although is paintings have been exhibited all over Europe since 1964 in South Africa Breyten Breytenbach has been more celebrated as a writer. Now for the first time in the country of his birth one-man exhibitions of his work ‘Painting the Eye’ will be shown at the South African Association of Arts Cape Town and at the UNISA Art Gallery Pretoria. This book celebrates these auspicious occasions through articles specially contributed by Georges Marie Lory the French translator of his poems; Marilet Sienaert Senior Lecturer in the Arts faculty of the University of Durban-Westville; and John Miles Professor of Afrikaans at the University of the Witwatersrand; with a concluding article by Breyten himself.””