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By Marc Alexander from ‘The Year of the Horse’ exhibition. Shadowfax, oil and silver leaf on canvas, 100cm by 150cm, (2014).



A horse of Rohan, the chief of the Mearas. Like the other mearas, Shadowfax was a grey or silver stallion and could understand the speech of Men. No one except Gandalf could ride Shadowfax, and he was given to Gandalf by King Théoden. His name means Shadow-mane (Old Norse fax meaning “mane”). Yes, of course I’m a Lord of the Rings fan.

YEAR OF THE HORSE | Group exhibition together with Adriaan Diedericks, Uwe Pfaff, Abe Mathabe, Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi and more, presented by Art Afrique Gallery, Sandton City, Johannesburg. Curated by Cindy Gosteli.



Archival Prints

Many of Marc’s artworks are available as fine art digital prints. Professionally photographed and printed on large format inkjet printers, these prints are limited edition numbered bottom left and signed bottom right. The paper used is 320g Hahnemuhle archival watercolour paper or Van Gogh cotton canvas. The process employs fade resistant, archival inks, which boast a 100+ year fade-proof guarantee.

These prints are also available in varying sizes. The paper prints are sold plastic wrapped on an acid-free foamcore backing board. The prints on canvas can be provided stretched or rolled in a core for easy transporting. The canvas print is treated with a high quality scratch resistant matt art-sealant. Directly behind the stretched canvas print is a fixed board which gives the frame rigidity, prevents warping and ensures the frame hangs flush against the wall. Large frames are cross braced to further prevent warping.



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