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Frank Ross

Washing Day | Township Art by Frank Ross

Artist:

Frank Ross

Ref:

303608

Created in 3 stages, each artwork starts as a humble wood carving creating the structure and framework outline. Then, with the use of paint and colour, the artwork is brought to life. And finally, the painting is embellished with up-cycled rubber, plastic and tin. The artwork is entitled Iron House.

Frank's use of colour is bold, direct and deliberate. The colour red is deeply symbolic to him. "I always paint the land in red. The red symbolises the unhappiness from our land. Our people have many problems with land. There is ongoing political trouble."

The light reflects off the metal tin roofs, encouraging closer scrutiny of the detail in the artwork. The shining colours highlight the various materials used in the construction of dwellings and shops; the brightly coloured clothes drying in the wind on makeshift washing lines; the dust from the local soccer match and the sounds of daily life in the township come alive. Occasionally the iconic Table Mountain is silhouetted in the background as one is drawn into the energy and vibrancy of South African township life as captured by Frank's rough and honest artworks.

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