Jeremy Franklin`s work is a quintessential observation of the ordinary and is characteristically shrouded in silence. If our interpretation is held in the observation that silence itself is defined by its relationship with sound, we are led to enquire about what is not silent in these beautifully executed works.
Street vendors deal with constant obstacles in their day to day business and are not seen in the same way as those in formal business. There are more than 1.1 million informal traders in South Africa. Millions more depend on the earnings of these vendors, and millions of people buy food and goods from them every day.
Jeremy Franklin is a renowned South Africa Artist. Jeremy’s artworks, which include etchings, bronzes and oil paintings, are displayed in various international as well as local and public collections, including; The South African National Art Gallery; The Art Bank (Johannesburg); FIFA SA Head Office; MTN Art Collection; Sun International Hotels; The Sheraton Group Hotels; The Hilton Hotel Group; and the Dave Mathews Private Art Collection.