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Walter Oltmann

Cradle 5

Cradle 5

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Title: Cradle 5
Medium: Single colour chine collé lithograph
Paper size: 38 x 38 cm
Image size: 30 x 30 cm
Edition size: 25

In his Cradle prints Walter Oltmann focuses on a series of human skulls, notably those of children and young adults, (photographed from the Raymond Dart Collection of human skeletons, School of Anatomical Sciences, Wits University) and selected photographic images of South African landscapes taken at rock engraving sites. The wide-open, rocky landscapes evoke a harsh geography and in relation to the images of the skulls they carry a sense of absence and immutability.

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