n De Arte - Remembering at the time of Walter Battiss (1964-1971) : special feature

Volume 2009, Issue 80
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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From the time Walter Whall Battiss swept into the Department of History of Art and Fine Arts at UNISA in November 1964, until he swept out again in December 1971, "he left behind ... a crazy glowing trail sprinkled with plans, projects and ideas. Like wild exotic plants they grew and flowered... , perhaps the most stubborn weed of all, was gradually discovered to contain a drug to which some members of the art establishment ...have become addicted..." (Skawran 1971:7)

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