Category Archives: Satire

Holding up a mirror to figures, institutions and ideologies – “to see ourselves as others see us” Translated from the works of Rabbi Burns.

The Old Masters – re-interpreted 57

“Put down your knitting, the book or the broom…” It’s time to malign another Old Master, old chum. No, you don’t have to sing the rest of the song, Simon Cowell and his supercilious attitude are safely somewhere else and … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 56

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup fever grips the population,  fans the world over are cheering and jeering, bets are won and lost, referees are hung out to dry and Hollywood talent scouts for over-actors are scouring the penalty boxes … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 55

Extra! Extra! Read all about it. The Royal Family of Qatar has purchased Paul Cézanne’s famous artwork The Card Players for about £160 million – the largest wad of dosh ever laid out on an artwork. And remember, you read … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 54

By Jove, by golly, by gum, by jingo, by George, by… the way. It’s that time of the week again when we take out our frustrations on an absent Old Master. They may or may not be innocent (probably the … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 52

G’deavens hey, 52 weeks of maligning and misinterpreting the Old Masters. Are we tired of it? Do we feel remotely sorry for these individuals who probably did little else with their lives except splosh a bit of paint here and … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 51

For the past few weeks I’ve either been juuust on time or even a tad late with Wednesday’s Old Master duel. So why not be early for a change? I happened upon this picture and, in view of Oscar’s current … Continue reading

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The Old Masters – re-interpreted 50

It is indeed an auspicious Wednesday here in South Africa. They’ve even made it a public holiday in honour of the occasion. It is a time when all intelligent citizens in South Africa consider their futures and how they can … Continue reading

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