we are tall and absorbed in the different facets of our busy lives we
see children but often overlook them. In the work on this exhibition I
level my focus on the child in the child’s world and the little
child in the grown-up world”.
I was born in Windhoek in Namibia on May 10, 1970 , and lived
in several towns in this country. At the age of 15, I moved to Potchefstroom
in the Gauteng Province of South Africa . At present, I live in the Western
A picture paints eternity; it transcends reason and speaks to the heart – without a word. It tells the story of a time and a place and of people – of their ways and their feelings; and of my way and my feelings; my life. It says everything on a single page. It fills me with wonder, because it taps directly into the original source of existence, directly into creation.
Anthea Delmotte experiences life intensely. She was thrilled by an opportunity
to make studies and paint The Cape Town City Orchestra. Fine detail faithfully
observed enables her to capture the vitality of the occasion. Her densely
constructed compositions convey the interaction between the players, their
instruments, each other, the audience and the fine classic lines of The
Cape Town City Hall. This is a visual experience of a great import, a
Cape Town cultural institution, an invitation to applaud it – and
in so doing recognise the hand that portrays it.
My inspirations are changing all the time and I see myself as an eternal student of the art of painting, an art scientist who experiments, an art psychologist who analyses myself and everybody around me; a preacher; a politician.
Artist: ANTHEA DELMOTTE
Title: Windmere at Mr Pickwicks in Long Street
Size: 26 x 36 cm
Price: R 4 900 framed
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