Diane Victor. Disasters of Peace. 2001-03

Diane Victor Disasters of Peace 2001-03

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Victor capitalizes on the narrative possibilities of intaglio in her searing series Disasters of Peace, an ongoing project inspired by Francisco de Goya's historic cycle of etchings Disasters of War (1810–20). To date, there are more than thirty prints in Victor's series. Its surreal, nightmarish compositions are based on media coverage of recent events in South Africa, calling attention to the everyday disasters that are apartheid’s legacy.

Gallery label from Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now.
Portfolio of sixteen etching, aquatint, and drypoints with roulette
see child records
Diane Victor, Pretoria, South Africa
Diane Victor at University of Pretoria
The Ralph E. Shikes Fund
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© 2020 Diane Victor
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