n De Arte - Incredible Tretchikoff, Boris Gorelik : book review

Volume 2014 Number 89
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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It is difficult to start any writing on Vladimir Tretchikoff without restating the cliché that he holds a special place in the collective memory of most South Africans, as well as in South African art history, for better or worse. Love him or hate him, almost everyone knows his name; can recall a childhood that included a print in living spaces of family members or, ironically, since the penchant for retro chic, owns a print or two, albeit acquired for reasons that differ from those of Tretchikoff's original audience.

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