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Tim Quirke: Drawings and Paintings

Schreiner Gallery
Opens Thursday 2 October at 18h00
Closes Sunday 16 November 2008

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Born in Durban, Tim Quirke is a full-time artist and art teacher. He lectured in Johannesburg and painted and taught in Ixobho before moving to Pietermaritzburg in 2003.

Tim Quirke painting

This exhibition consists of drawings and paintings in which the frames are of special significance because their selection and use are part of the meaning of the work. For some of the drawings, the imperfect paint surfaces of the frames help to define a nostalgic or melancholic context. The topic explored in these works is 'Historical' KwaZulu-Natal. His aim is to explore the humour and grim realities of our changing perceptions of history in an affectionate manner.

Tim Quirke drawing

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