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Cemetery, Nieu Bethesda, South Africa: memorial stone for Helen Martins - outsider artist, creator of the Owl House Memorial Stones, South African Artists, Cemetery Art, Owl House, Outsider Art, Memento Mori, French Artists, The Outsiders, Sculptures

Cemetery, Nieu Bethesda: grave of Helen Martins of Owl House fame

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The Owl House South Africa patio

These Adorably Sinister Owls Give Cat Memes A Run For Their Money

Funny owl memes that give cat memes a run for their money! These sinister birds of prey know how to give some serious side-eye.

The owlhouse in Nieu Bethesda. Helen Martins is an extraordinary example of outsider art. Ostracised in her life time but now her legacy causes the entire village to prosper. Chandigarh, Papercrete, Quirky Art, Art Brut, Owl House, Visionary Art, Mecca, Outsider Art, Heartland
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The owlhouse in Nieu Bethesda. Helen Martins is an extraordinary example of outsider art. Ostracised in her life time but now her legacy causes the entire village to prosper.

At the Owl House in Nieu Bethesda there’s at least fourteen cement statues of mermaids. Cement Statues, Provinces Of South Africa, Tomorrow Is Another Day, Move Mountains, Owl House, My Land, Outsider Art, Africa Travel, Garden Art
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The Owl House, Neue Bethesda, SA

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Outsider Art: Exhibition guide: Environments, South Africa | Tate

Outsider Art past exhibition at Tate Britain

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These Adorably Sinister Owls Give Cat Memes A Run For Their Money

Funny owl memes that give cat memes a run for their money! These sinister birds of prey know how to give some serious side-eye.

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Helen Martins, Owl House. Nieu Bethesda: Somewhere in Southern Africa.

In the garden of the Owl house in Nieu Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa

In the garden of the Owl house in Nieu Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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Discover Owl House in Nieu-Bethesda, South Africa: Sculpture park built by a fifty year-old widow. African History, Women In History, Going Blind, Eccentric Style, Tomorrow Is Another Day, Beautiful Home Designs, South African Artists, Artistic Installation, Photo B
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Owl House, Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape, South Africa

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The Owl House, freezing the moment in space/time when Helen Martins died

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Visionary Environment – Helen Martins and The Owl House of Nieu Bethesda

“On a cold winters' morning in 1976, at the age of seventy-eight, Helen Martins took her own life by swallowing caustic soda.” (From the biography of Helen Martins on the official Owl House Foundation site http://www.owlhouse.co.za/) So ended the tragic yet somehow beautiful life of a colourful character whose artistic vision and psychological depth went mostly unnoticed by her neighbours in the dusty, out-of-the-way Great Karoo village of Nieu Bethesda. Helen Martins, who went on to create…