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Alles Sal Reg Kom

Helmut Starcke, Alles Sal Reg Kom
1961; Acrylic on board, 34.8 in. x 24.8 in.

A man festively attired in a Tweede Nuwejaar outfit in patriotic colours (orange, white, and blue) stands in front of a side wall in Cape Town bearing monarchist posters urging voters to vote ‘No’ in the 1960 republic referendum.

The painting’s title – Alles Sal Reg Kom – means “everything will be alright”.

This post was published on Thursday, January 28th, 2016 10:20 am. It has been categorised under Art Arts & Culture Cape Town South Africa and been tagged under , , .
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Jeanette Serdyn
28 Jan 2016 4:50 pm

Nuwejaar, one word.

Andrew Cusack
28 Jan 2016 4:55 pm

Dankie!



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