Pigment on Paper

Michael Taylor, Jacqui Stecher, Nicola Grobler

Pigment on Paper is a group-exhibition that draws together five artists working with a diverse range of processes and media. Behind this conspicuous grouping of ‘works on paper’ lies a much more complex engagement with how identity is internalised and externalised. Although the artists use specific details as entry-points, the individual processes become open-ended explorations of the complex

Art Exhibition previously on at UCA Gallery in South Africa.
From Wednesday 28 January 2009 to Saturday 28 February 2009
Launch Wednesday 28 January 2009, Gallery Hours: 10am – 5pm Mon – Fri, 9am – 1pm Sat


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Pigment on Paper, showing at the new UCA Gallery in Observatory from 28 January – 28 February, presents work by five local artists, the commonality being the paper on which the images appear.

To start at the conceptual beginning: think sketchbook, pencil, charcoal, ink. The work on paper is, perhaps, the foundation of the artwork; the line drawn on the page as a means of artistic exploration, which may (or may not) lead to other media. Pushing the idea further, one finds printmaking, watercolour painting, photography. Possibly the most recent development in this conceptual constellation of works on paper is a relationship to graphic design and illustration, with which the traditional perception of “fine art” is becoming increasingly comfortable. What results is an inclusive creative display, beginning and ending with pigment on paper.

Each of the artists showcased has their own take:

Michael Taylor, artist-illustrator, has contributed a series of large-scale c


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