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Exact Imagination, 300 Years of Botanically Inspired Art in South Africa

Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg

8 Nov – 6 Dec 2014

Karel Nel Exact ImaginationKarel Nel Exact Imagination

Works include Forest Veil by Karel Nel, Elegies to the Forest and traditional grass objects from his collection, alongside early tomes of botanical engravings, a letter from Cook written to the Admiralty from Alphen in regard to funding for his second voyage, and other contemporary works.

Catalogue available with essay by Cyril Coetzee