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Huisraad Artist: Willie Saayman

Wilhelm Saayman was born on April the 30th 1962 and matriculated from Jan van Riebeeck High School in 1980. He lives in Cape Town. Willie is a professional film editor and self-taught artist who has never been dependent on the whims of art dealers and the trends of galleries to earn a living. Although he has exhibited widely, his works never centered around exhibitions. His development as artist and painter and his work is therefore a true reflection of a personal journey.  Wilhelm van Rensburg once wrote the following about Saayman: "Wilhelm Saayman’s work is positioned outside conventional structures. He is no ordinary structuralist, though. Instead, one can argue he that is a post-structuralist. 'If structuralism was heroic in its...

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