Walter Battiss

Walter Battiss Ceramics $220+

Greatly inspired by archaeology and rock art, the late South African artist Walter Battiss beautifully fused indigenous stone markings with abstract painterly concepts to become one of the country's premier painters. Battiss was dubbed "the Bushman Painter" in the 1950s for making a home in southern Africa's Namib Desert (an area almost completely uninhabited by humans), which provided a strong foundation for the 10 books he would write in his lifetime. Battiss' art is now celebrated in a range of tableware by Mervyn Gers, a highly talented ceramicist who creates his own shapes, colors, glazes and decals. A percentage of profits from each sale are donated to the Walter Battiss Museum.

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Sequence Bar Glasses
Sequence Bar Glasses
Chris Stein / Negative
Chris Stein / Negative
Space Walk T-Shirt
Space Walk T-Shirt
Draw Your Own Book
Draw Your Own Book
Underwater Puppies
Underwater Puppies
EROTIC A-Z Print
EROTIC A-Z Print
The Handpoker
The Handpoker
MoMA Membership
MoMA Membership
Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Must Forever Be My Friends
Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Must Forever Be My Friends
2 Plate Multidish
2 Plate Multidish
Remain in Balance Lamps
Remain in Balance Lamps
Twoolies
Twoolies
Jackson Pollock Chocolates
Jackson Pollock Chocolates
Cocktail Tea Towel
Cocktail Tea Towel
Gather Brooch
Gather Brooch