Parsifal is the name of a mid-19th century opera by German composer Richard Wagner and is based on the 13th century epic poem by Wolfram von Eschenbach about the Arthurian knight Percival (spelt “Parzival” by von Eschenbach) and his quest for the Holy Grail. Bell previously explored this imagery in multi-media works …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
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David Krut Workshop

Deborah Bell is one of South Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists. She works in a range of media on canvas and paper, produces dry point etchings and large-scale bronzes. Her earlier more political work has given way to broader, deeper investigations. In recent years she has developed an immediately recognizable visual language, her images simple, stark, symbolic – grounded, silent, still, poised.

Selected exhibitions
2021
Lasting InfluencesGoodman Gallery
2020
PINKEverard Read
2017
Uncovering Ancient Memory – 15 Years of Etching by Deborah BellDavid Krut Projects
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Parsifal, 2014

Sugarlift and spitbite aquatint, drypoint and handpainting
47 1/5 × 35 1/5 in
120 × 89.5 cm
Edition of 8
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$5,000 - 7,500
Location
Johannesburg, New York
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Parsifal is the name of a mid-19th century opera by German composer Richard Wagner and is based on …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Publisher
David Krut Workshop

Deborah Bell is one of South Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artists. She works in a range of media on canvas and paper, produces dry point etchings and large-scale bronzes. Her earlier more political work has given way to broader, deeper investigations. In recent years she has developed an immediately recognizable visual language, her images simple, stark, symbolic – grounded, silent, still, poised.

Selected exhibitions (3)
Other works from Deborah Bell 'Invocations to the Plate'
Other works by Deborah Bell
Other works from David Krut Projects