Photograph by Ben Law Viljoen5

Johannes Maswangayi – Perfect Paradise, Date Unrecorded

Johannes Maswanganyi (1948)
Perfect Paradise, Date unrecorded,
Wood and paint / 1500 x 1285 x 1150 mm
CCAC #0166

Donated by Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg

The artist is known for working with biblical themes. This artwork shows a man stepping through, and reaching out to, a forest of trees with birds. It speaks of man’s communion with nature, recalling the paradise of Adam and Eve before the fall.

Photograph by: Ben Law-Viljoen

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