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Lorraine Loots

13 Jan , 2015   Video

Lorraine Loots is a Cape Town based miniaturist who, to challenge herself, committed to painting one miniature painting every day for a year. Each piece is roughly 3 cm by 3 cm in size. Watch this video about the artist and her admirable project ‘365 Paintings for Ants.’

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‘365 Postcards for Ants’ is the second phase of this project, which started 1 January 2013. In celebration of Cape Town’s designation as World Design Capital 2014, she created miniature paintings, ‘postcards’ that were Cape Town themed.

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You can now view all 365 paintings in one place, at 6 Spin Street, until 5 February 2015. Both 2013 and 2014’s retrospective posters will also be on display.

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