Walter Battiss

South African, 1906–1982

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Walter Whall Battiss (6 January 1906 – 20 August 1982) was a South African artist, who was generally considered to be the foremost South African abstract painter and known as the creator of the quirky "Fook Island" concept. His works are well known and respected around the world,

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