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oil painting art by Hennie Niemann Jnr

Born 1972 Bloemfontein, Lives in Onrus River, South Africa Hennie Niemann Jnr is a painter who works mainly in Oil on canvas. His mastery of the medium and the development of an iconic personal style is grounded on rigorous tuition from an early age by his artist father, Hennie Niemann Snr and the well-known South…

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oil painting art by Pieter Wenning

Pieter Willem Frederik Wenning was born in The Hague, Southern Holland, to a family with long artistic associations: Boonzaier and Lipschitz write of his family that, “for many generations one or other member had been either a practicing artist or a dealer in artists’ materials”. He began to develop a passion for painting from an…

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oil painting art by Irma Stern

Irma Stern (1894 – 1966) is considered to be one of South Africa’s most important artists who achieved both national and international acclaim during her lifetime. With her German Expressionist background, she introduced the highly conservative South African society to Modernism during the 1920’s and managed to shift the prevailing perceptions about art over the…