SAFFCA ART TALKS On the 13th of May at the The Kingsmead Book Fair ‘17   WILLEM BOSHOFF 10h45 – 11h30 WILLEM BOSHOFF – BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE   Willem Boshoff was born in 1951 and grew up in Vanderbijlpark, a town on the the Vaal River, 75 kilometre south of Johannesburg in the Gauteng province of South […]

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Art: A word in your eye

The power of pairing words. LoveHate 2015. Perspex on wood. Picture: Supplied

BY MARY CORRIGALL, JANUARY 21 2016, 07:50 WILLEM Boshoff’s new solo exhibition, Reap the Whirlwind, has you reaching for a dictionary — or at least Google. Is there a word for someone who obsessively studies dictionaries, searching for patterns? An online search reveals a few related preoccupations; linguist, hieroglyphist and semiotician. No doubt Boshoff’s idiosyncratic […]

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