“Cave Letters” by Philip Badenhorst

‘My yoke is easy’ – Oil on mounted canvas 50 x 106cm With his 2019 exhibition, “Cave Letters”,  Philip Badenhorst departs from Biblical anecdotes and chooses to concentrate on visually and aesthetically satisfying Biblical scripts, eg. The Dead Sea Scrolls, and other letters from antiquity discovered in archaeological history. The emotive content is, however, still inadvertently transmitted to the viewer. Although he now uses two and three dimensional elements together, the main emphasis is still on Badenhorst’s painterly style, layers of paint, spontaneous...

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