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In this body of work, Van Heerden has created facsimiles of contentious statues on tracing paper. The translucence of the medium allows her to layer multiple intricate line drawings, revealing ghostly traces of the drawings below. The images are lifted from the internet and news stories covering this topical and contentious subject.


Keywords: colonialism, monuments, history,

The Merciless Hammer

Mixed media Drawing by Adele van Heerden
Materials used
mixed media of ink and graphite on drafting film, framed behind glass
Size
W:83cm x H:60cm x D:3cm (framed dimensions)
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  • Artist Description
    • Artist Description

      In this body of work, Van Heerden has created facsimiles of contentious statues on tracing paper. The translucence of the medium allows her to layer multiple intricate line drawings, revealing ghostly traces of the drawings below. The images are lifted from the internet and news stories covering this topical and contentious subject.


      Keywords: colonialism, monuments, history,

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