Grief No. 1

CCAC #: 0021a
Artwork title: Grief No. 1
Artist(s): Regi Bardavid
Year made: 1990
Artwork type: Paper
Medium: Conté and charcoal on paper
Framed dimensions (in mm): 2303 x 1074
Artwork series: Grief
Source: Donated by artist
Installation type: Movable artwork
Location area: In storage

This series of urban griefscapes represents the artist’s emotional struggle after her husband was killed during a botched robbery in Johannesburg. South Africa is plagued by post-apartheid violence, yet the artist stated she chose not to be angst ridden but to use art as a healing process.

CCAC 433084

Photographer: Ben Law-Viljoen
Photo copyright: CCT

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