Mayo Mursi by Mario Gerth

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  • Mayo Mursi by Mario Gerth
  • Mayo Mursi by Mario Gerth
  • Mayo Mursi by Mario Gerth

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DESCRIPTION

The Mursi from the river.

Among the traditional African cultures a healthy and well-built body is useful and as such is also respected and maintained. Men and women use their bodies and decorate it as a loving piece of art, to send signals to convert status or to show skill.

Curved lines of lime, fallen fruit from the ground, the coveted cowrie shells, branded fibbers of shrubs or massive horns of wild boar - the body of this young Africans merge the elements of the earth and back to life. If you look at this beauty you will always find new details. You look at the oldest and most tasteful form of art.

- Mario Gerth

As a licensed partner of Mario Gerth Photography, we are proud to present original prints portraying his journey through Africa.

These original prints come complete with a Signed Certificate of Authenticity and include a story behind the portrait. Mario Gerth is an incredible German photographer who has travelled to more than 65 countries across 5 continents in pursuit of his passion. He has witnessed civil war, poverty, dictatorship and violence but more often he has been guest in a world that is characterized by natural beauty. His images pay homage to Africa and the African people and depict a world were dignity and elegance is etched on the faces of the people, where pride shines out in the eyes from the young child to the old man. The images breathe a diversity and naturalness missing from the Western world. Gerth's photography has been shown in International exhibitions and published in numerous magazines including Time Magazine who named him a world changer.

All Mario Gerth prints are custom printed on Hahnemhle paper and will take 10-14 working days from date of order to arrive from Germany. Each print is then rolled and shipped in durable custom mailing tubes.

Framing is not included however can be arranged to suit your needs in store.

DETAILS

Origin: Ethiopia, Africa

Available unframed in 3 sizes:

SML - 60 x 90cm

MED - 105 x 70cm

LGE - 120 x 80cm

The option of Layby is offered to all Artwork at Frey.

To organise this please contact us at hello@frey.net.au

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