“Ce N’est Pas Un Suricate” : Original Artwork by Karien Bredenkamp
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"Ce N'est Pas Un Suricate"

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Print Or Original?:Limited Edition Print
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Prints: Limited edition of 50

About The Artwork: 

Presenting "Ce N'est Pas Un Suricate," a whimsical, surreal ink illustration showcasing meerkats with a pipe. This artwork pays homage to Rene Magritte's famous painting entitled "This Is Not A Pipe."

Meerkats have long been a symbol of community and togetherness. They live in extended family groups, often with as many as three generations living and working together. As a result, they symbolize the importance of collaboration, solidarity, and social interactions. Symbolically, meerkats represent the power that comes from working together.

The smoking pipe has long been associated with symbols of relaxation and contemplation. It can represent a momentary pause in the day when one can take time to reflect and make important life decisions. In many cultures, a smoking pipe is seen as a sign of wisdom and respect.

In some indigenous cultures, tobacco is also seen as a tool to enter the spiritual realm and connect with ancestors and spirits.

This surreal illustration is a powerful combination of symbols that speaks to the importance of community and wisdom in our lives. It's a reminder that we can use togetherness and contemplation to evolve spiritually, mentally, and emotionally.

"Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself." — Henry Miller

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