Lucas SEAGE with "Found Object", 1981 - mixed media - 41x102x195 cm
PELMAMA Register AAMC LSEA 81/01
Work donated in 2008 to the
South African National Gallery, Cape Town
on loan since 1991
The Haenggi Foundation Inc., Johannesburg
Prize awarded for this work:
"South Africa Now, 1981" organised by The Haenggi Foundation Inc., Johannesburg (Konrad Adenauer Foundation sponsored First Prize for Sculpture)
Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, 1988 (The Neglected Tradition: Towards a New History of South African Art (1930-1988))
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Oxford GB - travelling exhibition in the UK - 1990/92
Sowetan, Johannesburg - 17th July, 1981, ill.
Sunday Express, Johannesburg - 26th July, 1981, ill.
Style, Johannesburg - Oct. 1981, ill. (see image above)
Staffrider, Johannesburg - Nov. 1981, ill.
Johannesburg Art Gallery exhibition "The Neglected Tradition: Towards a New History of South African Art (1930-1988)" - cat. 157, p. 83, ill.
"Resistance Art in South Africa", 1989 (Williamson) (David Philip Publishers), p. 65
Art from South Africa - MOMA, Oxford (Elliott), 1990
art|southafrica, Cape Town - 2002, Vol. 1 issue 2, p. 37, ill.
ADA 6, Cape Town, p. 13, ill.
The mixed media consists of wood, plastic, broken glass, rope, chain, a Bible in Sotho, padlock, nails. Other works at the back of the wall as shown on the above illustration are by Lucas SEAGE and were also exhibited in 1981.
This Award enabled Lucas Seage to further his studies at the Düsseldorf Academy, Düsseldorf, under Joseph Beuys and Prof. Klaus Rinker, during 1981 to December 1982.
©Copyright to this work is held by The Haenggi Foundation Inc. under signed agreement with the artist, dated 7.9.1981
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