Zak Benjamin
Oogsalf
1996
approx. 67 x 82cm
Acrylic on board
Private Collection
Thus reads the label of the Marmite bottle that seems to sit on the frame of the painting, as if on a shelf between the viewer and what is behind it.
Translated from Afrikaans: Eye Ointment - to be able to see - Revelation 3:18. The verse in question reads: "...anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see."

South Africans, both black and white, need to look at each other with compassion.
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