Not on display
- Kiluanji Kia Henda born 1979
- 8 photographs, inkjet print on paper
- Image, each: 665 x 1000 mm
- Purchased with funds provided by the Africa Acquisitions Committee 2016
The dishes of pears in this still life are painted in a flat, graphic style. The white area behind the fruit was added as the final layer of the painting. It creates a sense of space behind the pears instead of a flat background of colour. Thick black lines separate the different elements in the painting. The result is an almost abstract pattern of colours and shapes. Picasso painted still life subjects throughout his career and in a range of different styles.
Gallery label, October 2019
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