Maja Maljević enjoys a play between the figurative and abstract in creating works that are ultimately ambiguous and elusive. They command a visceral response when engaging the viewer. Each image is a psychedelic assembly point for a wide range of ideas and experiences.
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CARVED RELIEF PRINT GROUP EXHIBITION 5 February to 6 March 2015 | Opening at 18:00 on Thursday 5 February David Krut Projects 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood David Krut Projects Johannesburg (DKP) is pleased to announce Carved, a group exhibition of woodcut and linocut relief prints made in the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) at […]
Text by Jacqueline Nurse In 1863, Édouard Manet painted Olympia and, in so doing, instigated the reinvention of painting. Suddenly, painting was liberated from what in the twentieth century has been referred to as the “tyranny of appearance” and the “picture-object” was born – ‘the picture as pure materiality, as simple coloured surface’. Every generation […]
Maja Maljević was recently in residence at NIROX Foundation from 2 September to 17 September with German artist Tatjana Doll. Towards the end of her stay, she also met another renound German artist Jürgen Partenheimer, who is currently in residence at NIROX. For Maljević, the opportunity to spend time with two dynamic and sophisticated painters made a […]