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Selfie – 2019

Oil on canvas. H76 x W51 cm Portrait of the artist as an ‘other’. He also has a rather jaundiced view on life at this juncture

VICTOR GORDON

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MA (SCA) BA (Wits)
Painter, sculptor, installation, assemblage, collage, drawing and photography

South African born, Victor Gordon has made and exhibited his art for forty years. He is primarily a painter and sculptor. He also creates installations, assemblages, collages, drawings and photographs. His wide-ranging concerns and techniques offer uncompromising, refreshingly unique and often quirky and challenging artistic statements.

Socially aware he considers himself an engaged ‘wake-up’ artist.

His works are in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of South Africa in Cape Town, the South African Constitution Court Collection in Johannesburg, the University of South Africa (Unisa) in Tshwane/Pretoria as well as the Ifa Lethu Collection, also based in Tshwane/ Pretoria.
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FOSSIL FOOLS : Rupert the Muppet Master and the Adults in the Room – 2020

  Oil on canvas in ornate frame. 71 x 95.5 cm (Frame included) Didactic image stating the obvious. These terrestrial ‘stars’ of the Southern Cross, in their governance over Australia have and are orchestrated and overseen by the bloated arch-reactionary Puppet Master Rupert Murdoch. The short-sighted retardation of Australia’s political policies inter alia, in relation to the exploitation of natural resources, more particularly the mining and export of Fossil Fuels and the...read more

Scomo’s Muzzling Delusion: Australia’s Armageddon – 2109

Mixed media sculpture. H38 x W78 x D60 cm No man is an island,  don’t deny us a future. Scott Morrison, an ideological right-wing politician is Australia’s Prime Minister. A man of extremes, he is an evangelical Pentacostal Christian who prays in tongues. Hypocritically, in contradiction to his supposedly-held Christian tenets, this individual, in his capacity as  Minister for Homeland Security showed his true(blue) colours by the boast that he had effectively “stopped...read more