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WHATIFTHEWORLD is pleased to present Chorus a exhibition of new work by Maja Marx.

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Maja Marx’s abstractions start with reference to the real. It is important to her that she literally ‘finds’ the lines and compositions from which her paintings originate as she moves around in her world. The scattering of planes within the flattened form of a trampled object, a cluster of lines in the undergrowth, a composition in the dust under foot; fleeting moments and discarded objects …

Maja Marx’s abstractions start with reference to the real. It is important to her that she literally ‘finds’ the lines and compositions from which her paintings originate as she moves around in her world. The scattering of planes within the flattened form of a trampled object, a cluster of lines in the undergrowth, a composition in the dust under foot; fleeting moments and discarded objects provide her with ‘found’ lines and ‘found’ compositions. These are documented and mapped onto her canvasses with exactitude and care. This is a translation from the referential into the formalist that …

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Location

16 Buiten Street
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
Monday, Sunday, Closed
Tuesday–Friday, 9:30am–5pm
Saturday, 9:30am–2pm