Insight: Art

Requiem for a free spirit, Walter Meyer

Light drove his creativity and alcohol drove him to destruction. Artist Walter Meyer was drawn to remote places to paint their ethereal beauty, but darkness and death intruded

22 July 2018 - 00:00

A TORTURED SOUL WHO FLEW TOO CLOSE TO THE LIGHT

Empty beer bottles, rows of cabbages and the weight of grief mark the house in Augrabies Park, Upington, where landscape artist Walter Meyer was found dead on December 22, aged 52...

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