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Selwyn Pikeur explores humour as a way of bridging the cultural divide in South Africa. ā€œIā€™ find that my work as an artist is being progressively influenced by the satirical humour which cartoonists employ in their work.ā€ He observes incidents in everyday life, exaggerates them and represents them to us in a style of compelling energy and humour. Selwyn portrays women as great fantasies, dressed in colourful extravagation. He uses bold colours and simple shapes and portrays humorous predicaments, well-known to the communities in the Western Cape.  
His Works can be found in many national and international collections including:
Museum of Contemporary Art, (Smithsonian) Washington D.C, the University of the Western Cape, University of South Africa, Sanlam, Santam, Telkom and Swiss Reinsurance.
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