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Teresa Lizamore (ArtSpace Jhb) welcomes guests at Landi Raubenheimer’s Collecting the Landscape Show. photo: Werner Strauss






Free State Bloemfontein Oliewenhuis Art Museum Until 7 April, “Dora Scott: A Memorial Exhibition”, this exhibition commemorates Dora Scott and her distinguished contribution to the arts (in the Main Building) Until 28 April, “Contemporary Bloemfontein Artists”, an exhibition of artworks by contemporary Bloemfontein artists residing in Bloemfontein or who have grown up and studied in Bloemfontein. 11 April - 9 June, “Facing the Climate”, an exhibition series that combines climate-themed cartoons by five Swedish artists with climate-related artworks of artists in host countries (in the Main Building) 16 Harry Smith Str, Bloemfontein. T. 051 011 0525

Clarens Art & Wine Gallery on Main The Gallery houses an exquisite collection of art by wellknown artists like Frederike Stokhuyzen, Aviva Maree, Gregoire Boonzaier, J.H. Pierneef, Pieter van der Westhuizen, Erik Laubscher, Eben van der Merwe, Hennie Niemann, Hannetjie de Clercq, ceramics by Laura Du Toit, sculpture by Fana Malherbe & Jean Doyle, glass by David Reade & Shirley Cloete and numerous others. 279 Main Str, Clarens T. 058 256 1298 or Anton Grobbelaar. C. 082 341 8161

Artist Proof Studio Bus Factory, 3 President Street, Newtown Cultural Precinct. T. 011 492 1278 C. 084 420 7998 Artspace Jhb 6 - 30 April, “The Carnival (No Dogs Allowed)”, an exhibition by Jaco Sieberhagen. Chester Court, 142 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood.T.011 880 8802 The Bag Factory Until 3 April, “it’s not about us”, an exhibition by visiting artists Lara Freiberg and Zille Homma Hamid. 10 Mahlatini Str, Fordsburg. T. 011 834 9181 Christie’s International Auctioneers. Gillian Scott Berning, Independent Consultant. T 031 207 8247 CIRCA on Jellicoe 6 April - 18 May, “Property of a Gentleman”, a collection of works by various artists. 2 Jellicoe Ave. T. 011 788 4805 David Krut Projects 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. T. 011 447 0627. Contact Claire Zinn.

Blou Donki Art Gallery Windmill Centre, Main Str, Clarens T. 058 256 1757

Everard Read Jhb 6 Jellicoe Ave, Rosebank, Jhb. T. 011 788 4805

Johan Smith Art Gallery The gallery permanently exhibits a wide variety of classical and selected contemporary art works featuring Johan Smith, Elga Rabe, Graham Carter, Gregoire Boonzaier, and various others. Specializing in ceramics, the gallery supports artists such as Hennie Meyer, Karen Sinovich, and Heather Mills, among others. Collectable bronzes and handmade glass by David Reade also available. Windmill Centre, Main Str, Clarens T. 058 256 1620

The Fine Arts Studio Offering part-time courses in oil painting and drawing, designed for beginners and experienced artists alike. Rivonia, Sandton. C. 082 904 3720 / 083 306 3972 michelle@thefineartsstudio

Gauteng Johannesburg Absa Art Gallery Absa Towers North, 161 Main Str, Jhb. T. 011 350 5139 Alice Art April exhibitions are as follows: 6th - 7th, Duggie Du Toit; 13th - 14th, Christelle; 20th - 21st, Rache Gerber; 27th - 28th, Gorgio Trobec. 217 Drive Str, Ruimsig. T. 011 958 1392 C.083 331 8466 Art Eye Gallery 20 - 30 April, “Heeres Spenny!!!”, an exhibition by Spencer Whittle. Shop 109, First Floor, The Design Quarter, Cnr William Nicol & Leslie Avenue, Fourways, Sandton. T. 011 495 7695. C. 071 386 2198. The Art Place 144 Milner Ave, Roosevelt Park. T. 011 888 9120

Gallery 2 13 April - 4 May, “Thinking in Paint”, an exhibition by Gail Behrmann, Ricky Burnett, David Koloane and Jenny Stadler. 140 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood. T. 011 447 0155 Gallery AOP 44 Stanley Ave, BraamfonteinWerf (Milpark) Jhb. T. 011 726 2234. Gallery MOMO Until 8 April, “Bridges”, travelling exhibition of black and white photographs by Andrew Tshabangu and René-Paul Savignan. 52 7th Avenue, Parktown North, Jhb. T. 011 327 3247 Goodman Gallery JHB 13 April - 11 May, “Looking Back”, an exhibition by Robert Hodgins. 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood. T. 011 788 1113 Grahams Fine Art Gallery The gallery exhibits fine examples of South African art, including works by: Maggie Laubser, J.H Pierneef, Irma Stern, Freida Lock, Walter Battiss, Alexis Preller, Gerard Sekoto, Robert Hodgins, Stanley Pinker & Peter Clarke. Unit 46, Broadacres Lifestyle Centre, Cnr Cedar & Valley Rds, Broadacres, Fourways, Jhb. T. 011 465 9192

16 Halifax Art 16 Halifax Art is a visual art agency owned by Dana MacFarlane. 16 Halifax Str, Bryanston. Dana MacFarlane, C. 082 784 6695 In Toto Until 8 April, “WHACK!”, an exhibition by Stephen Graham and Neill Wright. 11 April - 20 May, “Exposure”, a photographic exhibition featuring Michael Meyersfeld, Lien Botha, Bob Cnoops and Francki Burger, amongst others. Until 8 April, “WHACK!”, an exhibition by Stephen Graham and Neill Wright. 6 Birdhaven Centre, 66 St Andrew Str, Birdhaven. T. 011 447 6543 Isis Gallery Look no further for the best art at the best prices. New works by Bastiaan van Stenis, Obert Jongwe, Tasha Mrazek and Mind Shana. New glass artworks are available. Buy 100% original. Add value to your business or personal collection. Receive a certificate for each purchase made. Visit our website and see who has almost sold out. Shop 163, The Mall of Rosebank. Contact Daniel Erasmus T. 011 447 2317 Johannesburg Art Gallery JAG Until 10 March, “French Connections”, an exhibition of French works. Selected artists from the collection include: Delacroix, Daobigny, Michel, Picasso, Rodin, Monet, Modigliani and Miro amongst others. This exhibition forms part of the France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013. Until 12 May, “Venus at Home”, a solo show by Usha Seejarim. Seejarim’s work explores issues of identity, with a fascination for the mundane and the ordinary. King George Str, Joubert Park, Jhb. T. 011 725 3184 Market Photo Workshop Gallery 2 President Str, Newtown, Jhb. T. 011 834 1444 info@marketphotoworkshop Manor Gallery Until 4 May, 89th Exhibition of the Watercolour Society Africa (WSA) And the 3rd of the Art Society Africa (ASA). On show will be paintings in all media by top SA artists. Norscot Manor Centre, Penguin Drive, Fourways. T. 011 465 7934 Resolution Gallery 16 April - 29 May, an exhibition by John Arthur Liebenburg. Unit 4, Chester Court, 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, 2193. T. 011 880 4054 Russell Kaplan Auctioneers Auctioneers of Fine Art, Antiques and Collectables. Ground floor, Bordeaux Court, Corner of Garden & Allan Rds, Bordeaux. T. 011 789 7422 C. 083 675 8468. Sandton Auctioneers Fine Art, Furniture, Carpets & Collectables. Showroom: No 8 Burnside Ave, Craighall Park, Jhb. T. 011 501 3360 Standard Bank Gallery 17 April - 15 June, “Retinal Shift”, an exhibition by Standard Bank Young Artist 2012, Mikhael Subotzky. Cnr of Simmonds & Frederick Str.’s, Jhb. T. 011 631 1889




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GAUTENG, MPUMALANGA, NORTH WEST, WESTERN CAPE | GALLERY GUIDE Stephan Welz & Company 23 & 24 April, Decorative and Fine Art Auction, to feature a selection of work on paper. Viewing from 17 to 21 April, 10am to 5pm. 13 Biermann Ave, Rosebank, Jhb. T. 011 880-3125 Stevenson Johannesburg Until 19 April, “Libreville”, an exhibition by Guy Tillim. 62 JutaStr, Braamfontein, Jhb. T. 011 326 0034

showing in the North Gallery and Henry Preiss Hall. Until Dec, “A Story of South African Art”, a selection of artworks from the permanent collection is on show, as well as a selection of ceramics from the Corobrik Ceramic Selection. Cnr Frances Baard and Wessels Str, Arcadia Park, Arcadia, Pretoria. T.012 344 1807/8

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Sandton Auctioneers Fine Art, Furniture, Carpets & Collectables. Showroom: 367 Lynnwood Rd, Menlo Park, Pta. T. 012 460 6000

UJ Art Gallery 10 - 24 April, “Learning to Fly”, a solo exhibition by Yannis Generalis. Cnr Kingsway & University Rd, Auckland Park, Jhb. T. 011 559 2099

St Lorient Fashion and Art Gallery 14 April - 18 May, “Circumspect II”, a solo exhibition by Andre Naude. 492 Fehrsen Str, Brooklyn Circle, Brooklyn, Pta. T. 012 4600284

The White House Gallery The gallery has a wide ranging portfolio featuring renowned masters such as Chagall, Marini, Miro, Moore , Stella, Picasso, Dine & Hockney - to name a few. Also the more affordable works of up and coming artists in Britain and France, along with globally acclaimed South African artists. Shop G11 Thrupps Centre, Oxford Rd, Illovo, Jhb. T. 011 268 2115

UNISA Art Gallery Kgorong Building, Ground Floor, Main Campus, Preller Str, Pretoria. T. 012 441 5876.

Pretoria Alette Wessels Kunskamer Operates as an art gallery and art consultancy, specialising in South African art as an investment, dealing in Old Masters, and selected contemporary art. Maroelana Centre, 27 Maroelana Str, Maroelana, Pretoria. T. 012 346 0728 Association of Arts Pretoria Until 6 April, ABSA l’Atelier, an exhibition of works selected in Pretoria. 173 Mackie Str, Nieuw Muckleneuk, Pretoria. T. 012 346 3100 Centurion Art Gallery A commercial satellite of the Pretoria Art Museum. c/o Cantonment and Unie Avenues, Lyttelton T. 012 358 3477 Fried Contemporary Until 30 April, Fried Autumn Art Fair. Until 6 April, “Me. Ek”, at KKNK 2013. 1146 Justice Mahomed Street,Brooklyn, Pretoria. T. 012 346 0158 C. 082 523 6989 Front Room Art 116 Kate Ave, Rietondale. Jennifer Snyman 082 451 5584 Gallery Michael Heyns 194 Haley Str, Weavind Park, Pretoria. T. 012 804 0869 Pretoria Art Museum Until 29 May, “Landscape – Prints”, a permanent collection in the East Gallery. Until July, “Abstract and Semi-Abstract Art”, a selection of works ranging from the early 1960’s up to 2001,

University of Pretoria Mapungubwe Gallery, Old Arts Building, UP. T.012 420 2968

Mpumalanga Dullstroom Art @ sixty seven A selection of fine art, ceramics and blown glass art pieces by well-known local artists. Shop no.9, 67 Naledi St, Dullstroom, Mpumulanga. T. 013 254 0335

White River The Artists’ Press Professional collaboration, printing and publishing of original hand-printed artists lithographs, by the Artists’ Press. Also artists’ books, monotypes & letterpress prints, particularly for artists working in SA. Waterfield Farm near White River, Mpumalanga T. 013 751 3225 The Loop Art Foundry & Sculpture Gallery A collaboration and network for the avid art patron and collector as well as a full service facility for the artist. This is the place where you will find a unique and superior item or have something commissioned that you have always envisioned. Casterbridge Complex Corner R40 & Numbi Rds, White River. T. 013 758 2409. The White River Gallery Until 16 April, ‘The Advocacy’, a group exhibition of artwork focusing particularly on the false accusation of witchcraft made on women and children. 20 April - 13 May, watercolours and monoprints by Rene Eloff, produced at the Artist’s Press in White River. Casterbridge Centre, R 40 Cnr. of Hazyview &Numbi Gate Rd, White River. C. 083 675 8833.

North West Potchefstroom NWU Gallery Until 3 May, “Surface”, a solo exhibition by Helena Hugo. Until 3 May, “A Drawn Conclusion”, a group exhibition compiled by Erdmann Contemporary, showing in the Botanical Art Gallery. North-West University Gallery, Building E7, NWU Potchefstroom Campus, Hoffman Str, Potchefstroom. T. 018 299 4341.

Hartbeespoort Dam Edwards Fine Art, Modern & Contemporary Featuring works by William Kentridge, Marlene Dumas, Robert Hodgins, Cecil Skotnes and Edoardo Villa. Sculpture by Anton Smit. Shop 24, Xanadu X-ing Shopping Centre, Cnr. Xanadu Boulevard & R511, Xanadu, Hartbeesport. C. 076 472 9812.

Western Cape Cape Town /A Word of Art Until 6 April, Adidas Originals and /A Word of Art presents ‘Art JHB’, featuring international artists. 66 Albert Road, Woodstock Exchange. C. 083 300 9970 Absolut Art Gallery Permanent exhibition with the best Masters and Contemporary artists, namely: JH Pierneef, Gerard Sekoto, Hugo Naude, Adriaan Boshoff, Frans Oerder, Tinus De Jongh, Cecil Skotnes, JEA Volschenk, William Kentridge, amongst others. Shop 43 Willowbridge Lifestyle Centre, Carl Cronje Drive, Tyger Valley, Bellville. T. 021 914 2846. Art.b Until 12 April, “Absa L`Atelier”, regional art competition. Exhibition of selected works. The Arts Association of Bellville, The Library Centre, Carel van Aswegan Str, Bellville. T. 021 918 Artvark Gallery New works by Margot Hattingh in encaustic wax and acrylic, as well as woodcut prints in Japanese style by Joshua Miles and “Vintage Car series” in acrylic by Koos de Wet. View the works on their Facebook page. 48 Main Rd, Kalk Bay. Tel. 021 788 5584. Ashbey’s Galleries Antiques and fine art auctioneers and appraisers. 43-51 Church Str, CT. T. 021 423 8060 AVA Until 5 April, 3 exhibitions running concurrently: “Portals” by Anthea Delmotte, “Wading”, by Rodger Bosch and “Between the Blue Swimming Pools”, by Katrine Claassens. Association for Visual Arts, 35 Church Str, CT. T.021 424 7436

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Alex Hamilton Studio Gallery 3rd Floor, 9 Barron st, Woodstock. T. 021 447 2396. C. 084 409 6801

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The Avital Lang Gallery 27 April - 3 May, Afro-Catalan “Fusion of Africanity And Latinity”, a celebration of the abstract applications on canvas by artist Juanjo Sandoval. Two Oceans House, Surrey Place, Mouille Point, CT. (Next to Newport Deli) T. 021 439 2124. Barnard Gallery 4 April - 16 May, ‘Genesis’, an exhibition of oil paintings by Ryan Hewett. 55 Main St, Newlands. T. 021 671 1666 Blank Projects Until 6 April, new sculptures by Kyle Morland and “Cradle”, an exhibition by Richard Penn. 113-115 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, CT. C.072 507 5951 Brundyn + Gonsalves Until 1 May, “Good Health: Impilo Engcono”, a group exhibition featuring Zwelethu Mthethwa and nine youths from rural KwaZulu Natal. 71 Loop Str, CT. T. 021 424 5150

Casa Labia Gallery Casa Labia Cultural Centre, 192 Main Rd, Muizenberg. T. 021 788 6068

Culture – Urban + Contemporary Gallery 20 April - 18 May, ‘Meditations’, A solo exhibition of oil paintings by Orly Rabinowitz - suggestive of the passage of time, memory and the forces of nature. First Floor, Woodstock Exchange, 66 Albert Rd, Woodstock. T. 021 447 3533

The Cellar Private Gallery The Cellar Private Gallery deals exclusively in original and investment art, offering works by a variety of renowned and upcoming SA artists. 12 Imhoff Str, Welgemoed, Bellville. T. 021 913 4189

Dante Art & Decor A modern art gallery since 1995.Proudly South African art, ceramics, gifts and decor.Furnishing your home with a modern touch of beauty. Shop L90- Cavendish Square, Claremont. C. 082 268 9997

Christie’s International Auctioneers. Juliet Lomberg, Independent Consultant. T. 021 761 2676

David Krut Projects 6 April – 4 May, “Workshop Projects”, an exhibition by Quinten Williams and Mary Wafer. Montebello Design Centre, 31 Newlands Ave. T. 021 685 0676. www.

Christopher Møller Art 7 Kloofnek Rd, Gardens, C T. T. 021 422 1599

The City Bowl Gallery Hand thrown decorative and functional wares as well as The Cape Gallery Pottery Classes, Ceramic Design, Bespoke Pottery. Until 13 April, A solo exhibition of work by Francois 2 Norwich Ave, Observatory. T. 021 447 4884 Roux. 14 April - 4 May, ‘Water Element’, an exhibition of work by Judy Woodborne and ceramic work by PM Rebecca Raisonne_93x135_ArtTimes 2/19/13 3:55 Page 1 C. 083 412 8098 Garth Meyer: C




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WESTERN CAPE | GALLERY GUIDE Ebony “Naked Sculpture”, a series of photographs by Marc Stanes, previously shown in 2010 at Jonathan Cooper, London. Alongside, will be Aidon Westcott’s figurative nude collages and exciting new sculptures by Johannesburg artist Regardt van der Meulen. 67 Loop Str, CT. T. 021 424 9985. Eclectica Art & Antiques Purveyor of fine arts, antiques and objects d’art. Emphasis on finding beautiful, interesting pieces both locally and internationally. 11A Wolfe Str, Chelsea Village, Wynberg, CT. T. 021 762 7983 Erdmann Contemporary & the Photographers Gallery ZA Until 11 May, “A Greek Goddess up to no Good”, a solo exhibition by Jan Neethling. 17 April - 10 May, “Encounters at the Edge”, a solo exhibition by David Lurie at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg. Opening address by Prof. Achille Mbembe. 63 ShortmarketStr, CT. T. 021 422 2762 Everard Read CT 3 - 16 April, “Twitter”, the third and latest instalment in artist Luan Nel’s ongoing project dealing with birds, birdlife and the many possible interpretations and understanding of this subject matter. 17 - 30 April, “A Sense of Place”, an exhibition by Penelope Stutterheime. Portswood Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, CT. T. 021 418 4527 34 Fine Art Until 6 April, “Four Walls”, a group exhibition featuring works by Asha Zero, Mr. Brainwash, Takashi Murakami and Esther Mahlangu. 9 April - 4 May, “Vertex of Reality”, a solo exhibition by Paul du Toit. 2nd Floor, The Hills Building, Buchanan Square, 160 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock. T. 021 461 1863 The Framery Art Gallery 67A Regent Rd, Seapoint. T. 021 434 5022 C. 0781227793 The Framery Art Gallery 67A Regent Rd, Seapoint. T. 021 434 5022 C. 0781227793 The Framing Place 46 Lower Main rd, Observatory. T. 021 447 3988 C. 072 731 7682 G2 Art G2 Art is a permanent gallery in the heart of the city centre, offering diverse and affordable contemporary art and sculpture by local artists including Nicole Pletts, Jimmy Law, Benjy Furawo and Roelie van Heerden to mention a few. 61 Shortmarket Str between Loop Str & Bree Str. T. 021 4247169 Allderman Gallery A pop up exhibition featuring installations, oil paintings and etchings as well as work by emerging artists, at the Newlands Quarter, Dean Street, Newlands ( opposite Dean Street Arcade). Concord House (Pam Golding Building), Cnr Main & Summerly Rds, Kenilworth. C. 083 556 2540.

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Goodman Gallery Cape Town Until 27 April, ‘Editions’, a multi-media group show, with work by Clive van den Berg, Candice Breitz, David Goldblatt and Brett Murray, amongst others. 3rd Floor, Fairweather House, 176 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock. T. 021 462 7573/4 Hout Bay Gallery 12 – 21 April, ‘Behind the Secret Club’, solo showcase of public space experimentation by the conceptual artist Conn Bertish. 71 Victoria Ave, Hout Bay. T. 021 790 3618 Infin Art Gallery Wolfe Str, Chelsea Village, Wynberg. T. 021 761 2816 & Buitengracht Str, CT. T. 021 423 2090. Irma Stern Museum 3 - 6 April, “Ikebana Exhibition”. Cecil Rd, Rosebank, CT. T. 021 685 5686 Iziko SA National Gallery Until 12 April, “Uncontained: the Community Arts Project Archive”. 25 Queen Victoria Str, CT. T. 021 467 4660 Iziko Michaelis Collection Ongoing: Dutch works from the 17th–20th centuries in Iziko collections. Iziko Michaelis Collection, Old Town House, Greenmarket Square. T. 021 4813800. Iziko Castle of Good Hope BuitenkantStr, opposite the Grand Parade, CT. T. 21 464 1262 Johans Borman Fine Art Hennie Niemann Jnr Auction, Cape Town Preview: until 6 April and JHB Preview: 11 - 13 April. 13 April, Live Auction: Johannesburg at 12h00 16 Kildare Rd, Newlands, CT. T. 021 683 6863. Kalk Bay Modern This gallery and craft shop showcases an eclectic mix of local South African art talent along with quality crafts from developing community groups. 1st Floor, Olympia Buildings, 136 Main Rd, Kalk Bay. T.021 788 6571 Lindy van Niekerk Art Gallery A large selection of artworks by new and prominent South African artists and SA old Masters. 31 Kommandeur Rd, Welgemoed, Bellville. T. 021 913 7204/5 The Lovell Gallery Until 12 April, an exhibition by Benon Lutaaya. The artist investigates the lives of the downtrodden, whose personalities are infected with uncertainty, ambiguity and hopelessness, questioning their trying circumstances and what they do to survive such ordeals. 139 Albert Rd, Woodstock. T. 021 820 5505 Lutge Gallery A selection of recent work by John Murray and John Kramer; ceramics by Lisa Ringwood, Christo Giles, Clementina and Ceramic Matters; glass by Sielja Voss; photographs by Glen Green as well as tables designed by Allan Lutge. 109 Loop Str, Cape Town. T. 021 424 8448. Mon-Fri 10am-5pm.

MM Galleries Shop 3, 31 Palmer Road, Muizenberg, Cape Town. T. 082 739 7567 Michaelis Galleries 3 - 13 April, “An Unknown Country – a personal exploration of ageing”, an exhibition by Peter Jenks. University of Cape Town, 31 – 37 Orange St, CT. T. 021 480 7170 The Pot Luck Club Gallery Contact curator Las Madurasinghe on 074 180 4895 The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock. The Project Room Gallery Until 3 May, ‘Isizwana (Xhosa) = Tribe (English)’ an exhibition by Lindy Greyling. 2nd floor, Old Port Captains Building, Pierhead, Dockroad, V&A Waterfront. Provenance Auction House Auctioneers of Fine Art, Antiques and Home Luxury. 8 Vrede str, Gardens, CT. T. 021 461 8009 Red! The Gallery RED! The Gallery is a dynamic art gallery featuring work from South Africa’s best contemporary and emerging artists , including works by Andrew Cooper, David Kuijers, Wakaba Mutheki and Donna McKellar to name a few. Steenberg Village shopping centre, Reddam Ave, Tokai. T. 021 7010886 Rose Korber Art Extended until 30 April, “Of Jazz, Townships, Tributes & Interiors: Recurring Themes In The Work Of Sam Nhlengethwa”, a cross-section of fascinating and diverse themes that have preoccupied this artist over many decades and in a variety of media, including lithographs, linocuts and his hallmark collage, oil and acrylic works. 48 Sedgemoor Rd, Camps Bay, CT. T. 021 438 9152 C. 083 261 1173 / 082 781 6144 Rudd’s Auctioneers Antique, Fine and Decorative Art. 87 BreeStr, CT. T.021 426 0384 C. 083 406 4261 Rust-en-Vrede Gallery Until 18 April, three exhibitions: Tanya Swiegers in Salon A, Gerrie van Tonder in Salon B and Jane Eppel in Salon C. 23 April - 16 May, Annelie Venter & Loni Drager in Salon A, Vanessa Berlein in Salon B and Solly Gutman in Salon C. 10 Wellington Rd, Durbanville.T.021 976 4691 Sally Louw Gallery 77 Roodebloem Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town. T.072 713 8907 Salon 91 Until 20 April, “Heart of Gold”, a two-man show by Jordan Metcalf and Daniel Ting Chong. 91 KloofStr, Gardens, CT. T 021 424 6930 South African Print Gallery Will host a Botanical Art Show in April 109 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, CT. T. 021 462 6851


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WESTERN CAPE | GALLERY GUIDE Strauss & Co. The Oval, 1st Floor Colinton House, 1 Oakdale Rd, Newlands. T. 021 683 6560 The Sudio Kalk Bay Until 3 April, “Tree Poetry” by Pari Marakis. 4 - 17 April, resident artists Donna McKellar and Marcelle Sprong present an ongoing portfolio of new work. Main Rd, Kalk Bay. C. 083 778 2737 The Art Connection An online gallery curated by Priscilla Schoonbee, offering top class artwork by established and up-and-coming artists. Also attends to the on-going art curatorship at The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay and Le Franschhoek Hotel & Spa. C. 082 4636307 Truly Fantastic Specialising in custom furniture and joinery, as well as canvases and easels. 1 Pine Tree Park, Lekkerwater Rd, Sunnydale. T. 021 785 1161 What if the World/Gallery Until 20 April, “Strange Flowers”, a solo exhibition by Olaf Hajek. 1 Argyle Str. Woodstock, CT. T. 021 802 3111 Windermere House The private art collection of Cape Town based artist Rachelle Bomberg, showcasing large, mystical/surreal abstract oils. Artist available (by appointment) to discuss her work in this historic Art Deco museum and studio. 58 Windermere rd, Muizenberg. T. 021 788 1333 C.073 634 2597 Worldart Gallery 54 Church Street, Cape Town CBD. T 021 423 3075 Zizamele Ceramics Imhoff Farm, Kommetjie Rd, Kommetjie. T. 021 789 1491. C. 084 556 6423

Overberg Carlitzdorp Art courses in the Great Karoo: if you love art, space, crisp Karoo air, good food and great company, then you should not miss this unique experience. Offered by leading South African artists, these courses are suitable for everyone. C. 072 553 5547.


Art in the Yard Until 7 April, “Paintings from a Small Island”, an exhibition by London-based artist Orlanda Broom, in collaboration with The Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, Walton Street, London. No.1 The Yard, 38 Huguenot Str. Franschhoek. T. 021 876 4280 Ebony Showing recent acquisitions by a selection of classic SA Masters including Gerard Sekoto, Christo Coetzee, Maud Sumner and many others. Contemporary works by Soma Holloway, Claudia Ongaro, Marlene von Durckheim, Aidon Westcott, Caroline Gibello and more on display, as well as a mix of great SA craft and design.

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Shop 22 Royal Centre, 141 Main Rd, Hermanus. T. 083 259 8869

Is Art Le Quartier Français, 16 Huguenot Str, Franschhoek. T. 021 876 8443

Rossouw Modern Art Gallery Hermanus Maeve Dewar now exhibiting. Also new works by Hugh Byrne, Bas van Stenis, Hugo Maritz, Mario Leibner, Cobus van der Walt, Jenny Jackson and Obert Jongwe. 3 Harbour Rd, Hermanus. T. 028 313 2222

The Gallery at Grande Provence Until 24 April, “Citizen”, a solo exhibition by Arlene AmalerRaviv.This body of work offers powerful social commentary, confirmed and often enhanced by her masterful manipulation of medium, colour, and imagery. 28 April - 12 June, ‘Soil’, a group exhibition by JP Meyer, Katie Barnard du Toit, Anthony Shapiro and Gregor Rohrig in the Main Gallery, and ‘(un)bound’, a group exhibition showing in the Cathedral.Main Rd, Franschhoek. T. 021 876 8630.

George Cape Palette Art Gallery Engen Centre, CJ Langenhoven Str, Heatherlands, George. T. 044 873 6581 Strydom Gallery Until March, “George 44”, a summer exhibition. New works by Guy Du Toit, Pauline Gutter, Clare Menck, Jaco Sieberhagen, David Brown, Sarel Petrus, Willem Boshoff, William Kentridge and Simon Stone. 79 Market Str, George. T. 044 874 4027

Greyton The Post House Gallery Resident artist Adèle Claudia Fouché’s exhibition of her latest works is on display in this unique country village. The work embodies the collection entitled ‘Future Memories - once forgotten now remembered’. Adèle also offers workshops and retreats. 52 Park Str, Greyton, 7233. C. 082 522 4010.

Hermanus Abalone Gallery 2 April - 6 May, showcasing a selection of works by Christo Coetzee, Hannes Harrs, Cecil Higgs, Judith Mason, Fred Schimmel, Andre Naude, Titia Ballot and Louis van Heerden (Main Gallery). Until 30 April, ‘Some Perspectives in Art of Three Decades (from the sixties to the nineties)’, with work by Lionel Abrams, Walter Battiss, Nils Burwitz, Tadeus Jaroszynski, Pippa Skotnes, Louis Jansen van Vuuren and Anna Vorster (Annex). 2 Harbour Rd, The Courtyard, Hermanus. T. 028 313 Art Amble Hermanus Village Ten diverse and unique Galleries all within walking distance in the heart of Hermanus Village. Four resident artists’ studios to visit. Collect your Art Amble Guide at any one of the Galleries in Main Road or at the Hermanus Tourism Office. Terry Kobus: C. 083 259 8869. Bellini Gallery & Cappuccino-Bar 167 Main Rd, Hermanus. T. 028 312 4988 Originals Gallery The art studio and gallery of Terry Kobus. See the artist at work in his studio and view his latest paintings in an intimate gallery space.

Walker Bay Art Gallery View the wide selection of paintings, sculpture & ceramics by established as well as up-and-coming South African artists. 171 Main Rd, Hermanus. Contact: Francois Grobbelaar 028 312 2928

Knysna Dale Elliott Art Galleries Leaders of the painting course concept in South Africa. Shop 11, Knysna Mall Shopping Centre, Main Rd. T. 044 382 5646 A Different Drummer Mixed media works by Peter Engblom entitled ‘Pandora‘s Box’ and new ceramics by Nico Masemolo. Thesen House, 6 Long Street, Knysna. T. 044 382 5107. C.082 552 7262 Knysna Art Gallery 2 - 27 April, an exhibition by Gerda Hamm. 29 April -11 May, an exhibition showing works by top Knysna artists. Old Gaol Complex, cnr of Main and Queen Street, Knysna. T. 044 382 7124 Knysna Fine Art Opening 5 April, ‘Tress Unseen’, a photographic exhibition by Tony Manning and ‘Elementals’, an exhibition of sculpture by André Stead. Thesen House, 6 Long Str, Knysna. T. 044 382 5107. C. 082 552 7262 Lynn Schaefer Gallery Artworks and ceramics by SA artists including Derric van Rensburg, Ann Nosworthy, Darryl Legg and Lynn Schaefer. Thesen House, 6 Long Street, Knysna. C. 072 174 4907 Sally Bekker Art Studio Ongoing exhibition of recent watercolour and oil paintings. Woodmill Lane, Main rd, Knysna. C.082 342 3943. Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum Until 14 July, “Exploring the Art of the Eastern Cape 1900 – 2013”, a reflection on the trend-setters of the past and the innovators who are shaping the art of the future. Until 2 June, “The Eastern Cape of the Explorers”, showcasing artworks of the landscape as seen through the eyes of the 19th century European explorers. 1 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth. T. 041 506 2000 Ron Belling Art Gallery Opening 9 April, “Versus”, an exhibition by Usen Obot. 30 Park Drive, P.E. T. 041 586 3973



Langebaan Bay Gallery Bay Gallery supports excellent, local artists, many of whom are members of S.A.S.A. All mediums exhibited. Marra Square, Bree St, Langebaan. Contact: Daphne 073 304 8744

Mossel Bay Artbeat Gallery 1 - 30 April, ‘Leigh’s Art and Illustrations’, an exhibition by commercial artist and illustrator, Leigh van Olst. 35 Gys Smalberger Str, Mossel Bay CBD, T. 081 356 5295 Art@39Long Featuring an ongoing exhibition of sculptures by emerging sculptor Hugo van Schalkwyk. The gallery is set in a delightful garden and exhibits a wide variety of established as well as up-and-coming South African artists. 39 Long Str, Great Brak River. C. 082 576 3338

Oudtshoorn ArtKaroo Gallery Until the end of April, 3 exhibitions running concurrently: a solo show by Grace Kotze; “Hart en Siel”, an exhibition of work by selected artists including Hein Botha, Lisl Barry, Judy Bumstead and Janet Dixon; “Hier is geen Kitsch nie!”, an exhibition of oils, mixed media and sculpture by François Tiran & Jean Piérre Tiran. 107 Baron van Reede, Oudtshoorn. T.044 279 1093

Paarl Hout Street Gallery The Gallery specialises in South African paintings and fine art and features an extensive range of paintings, ceramics and sculptures by more than thirty South African artists. 270 Main Str, Paarl. T. 021 872 5030

Piketberg The Art Business Contemporary Gallery and Art Consultancy Until 27 April, “Kontrei Kleur – Local Colour”, a community exhibition. 17 Main Str, Piketberg. C. 083 739 6196 / 072 659 1973.

Prince Albert Prince Albert Gallery Established in 2003, the Prince Albert Gallery always has an eclectic mix of art on display. 57 Church Str, Prince Albert. T. 023 541 1057. C. 082 749 2128 (Brent)

Somerset West Dante Art & Decor A modern art gallery since 1995.Proudly South African art, ceramics, gifts and decor. Furnishing your home with a modern touch of beauty. Waterstone Village shop 37, Somerset West. C. 082 268 9997 Gallery 91


91 Andries Pretorius Str, Somerset West. T. 021 852 6700. C. 084 441 7233 Liebrecht Art Gallery 34 OudehuisStr, Somerset West. T. 021 852 8030 C. 082 682 5710 www.liebrechtgallery. com

Stellenbosch D-Street Gallery 13 April – 11 May, “(Dis)composure”, an exhibition by Vulindlela Nyoni and Christiaan Diedericks. 112 Dorp Str, Stellenbosch. T. 021 883 2337. Sasol Art Museum Until 27 April, the US Woordfees in collaboration with the Sasol Art Museum and Stevenson present “Solipsis V”, an exhibition by Wim Botha. 52 Ryneveld Str, Stellenbosch T. 021 808 3691. Slee Gallery 101 Dorp Str, Stellenbosch. T. 021 887 3385 SMAC Art Gallery Closed until 7 May and will re-open with a retrospective exhibition by Hannatjie van der Watt on 9 May. 1st Floor, De Wet Centre, Church Str, Stellenbosch. T. 021 887 3607 Stellenbosch Art Gallery An extensive selection of paintings, sculpture, handmade glass & ceramics by selected Western Cape artists are on offer to the discerning buyer. 34 Ryneveld Str, Stellenbosch. T. 021 887 8343 US Art Gallery Cnr. of Dorp& Bird str, Stellenbosch. T. 021 828 3489

Swellendam Kunstehuijs Fine Art Gallery Representing a wide variety of established and upand-coming South African artists. 19 Swellengrebel str, Swellendam. T. 028 5142905 C. 082 4349291

Villiersdorp Dale Elliott Art Gallery 80 Main Rd, Villiersdorp.T. 028 840 2927

Wilderness Beatrix Bosch Studio Unique works in leather as well as paintings & photography can be viewed at her studio. 57 Die Duin, Wilderness. T. 044 877 0585. C. 082 935 8354 Pharoah Art Gallery The gallery features an exquisite collection of Peter Pharoah’s fine art originals & prints including rich colourful portraits, unforgettable African wildlife and bold textured abstracts that are inspired by his travels around Africa. Wilderness Centre, George Road, Wilderness T. 044 877 0265. C. 076 976 2629 www.

West Coast The Gallery – Riebeek Kasteel Until 7 April, “Picking up Threads”, a one-man exhibition by Andre van Vuuren. This new body of work is the culmination of thoughts and a collection of souvenirs of a journey embarked on so long ago. Main Street, Riebeek Kasteel. C. 083 653 3697. Contact: Astrid McLeod

Eastern Cape Alexandria Quin Gallery & Sculpture Garden A permanent exhibition of Maureen Quin’s sculptures, paintings and drawings. Quin has been a professional artist for close to sixty years, and this is a comprehensive show of her many achievements, her commissions, portraits and personal work. R15 entry fee gives you access to as many cups of refreshments under the jacaranda tree and the exhibition. 5 Suid Str, Alexandria, Eastern Cape, following the signs from the main street. T. 046 653 0121 C. 082 770 8000.

East London Ann Bryant Gallery Until 12 April, “Reginal Exhibition”, in the Main Gallery. 4 - 20 April, “Charles of the Kei 2”, a show by Charles Felmore in the Coach House. 9 St. Marks Rd, Southernwood, East London. T. 043 722 4044 Floradale Fine Art Gallery Our small gallery and invited guests are now in our 2nd year of being hosted by the Floradale Centre family. We are celebrating our own “New Work” exhibition (opening 13 March), new work to our gallery and the work of new members of our informal co-operative. Floradale Centre, Old Gonubie Rd, Beacon Bay. T. 043 740 2031 C. 078 294 7252 Malcolm Dewey Fine Art Ongoing exhibition of oil paintings by Malcolm Dewey plus works by a selection of local artists. 60 Darlington Rd, Berea, East London. T. 043 7260421

Klein Karoo Sheena Ridley Art Studio & Sculpture Garden Langkloof, Klein Karoo. C. 083 589 2881

Port Elizabeth ART Gallery Until 28 May, “120by30”, an exhibition by thirty invited leading Eastern Cape artists who have created 120 works, including Gregory Kerr, Thys Cilliers, Anthony Harris (painting), Anton Momberg and David Jones (sculpture). 51B Cuyler Street, Central Hill, Port Elizabeth. Contact: Anthony Harris. C. 072 379 5933 ArtEC Until 5 April, 5th New Signatures Exhibition - open to Emerging Artists and is an adjudicated open exhibition. 9 - 19 April, Gregg Kerr and his students exhibition. 23 April - 3 May, a solo exhibition by Michael Barry 36 Bird Str, PE. T. 041 585 3641.

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Northern Cape Kimberley William Humphreys Art Gallery Until 8 April, “Double Agendas”, an exhibition by Gregory Kerr. 11 April - 2 May, “Vrystaatse Dorpe, Foto uitstalling” (Photographs of the Free State), an exhibition by Prof Philippe Burger & Dr Jan van der Merwe 1 Cullinan Crescent, Civic Centre, Kimberley. T. 053 831 1724/5

Christie’s International Auctioneers. Gillian Scott Berning, Independent Consultant. T 031 207 8247

Imbizo Gallery 2 - 30 April, ‘In Touch’, a group exhibition by six sculptors and four visual artists. Shop 7, BallitoLifestyle Centre. T. 032 946 1937

The COLLECTIVE An art gallery that promotes young artists and a coffee shop with Wi-Fi availability, which runs on the veranda around the gallery. 48b Florida Rd, (entrance in 4th Avenue) Greyville, Durban. T. 031 303 4891


Durban Art Gallery 2nd Floor City Hall, Anton Lembede (Smith) Str, Durban. T. 031 311 2264/3327286

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Elizabeth Gordon Gallery 120 Florida Rd, Durban T. 031 303 8133

The African Art Centre 94 Florida Rd, Durban. T. 031 312 3804/5 Artisan Gallery During the first week of March our annual sale is on - ceramics, etchings, woodblock prints, exclusive textiles as well as paintings will be available. Until 13 April, “Interconnections”, an exhibition by the three members of the Duarte Family. 344 Florida Rd, Morningside, Durban. T. 031 312 4364. ArtSPACE Durban Until 13 April, “Striking back: Gandhi and the Rebellions of 1913”, a group show. 22 April - 11 May, ‘Consider China’ (Inspiration 4), a group exhibition. 3 Millar Rd (off Umgeni Rd), Durban. T. 031 312 0793

KZNSA Gallery Until 7 April, “Night and Light and Neverness”, an exhibition in the Main and Mezzanine Galleries by Richard Hart. 166 Bulwer Rd, Glenwood, Durban. T. 031 277 1705 Tamasa Gallery A small commercial gallery, Tamasa exhibits a broad variety of contemporary KZN artists. 36 Overport Drive, Berea, Durban. T. 031 207 1223.


Tatham Art Gallery On show until 2013, in the First Floor Galleries, South African Landscapes: “Storm in the Wheat fields” - History of the Tatham Art Gallery 1903 to 1974. Cnr of Chief Albert Luthuli (Commercial) Rd & Church Str. (Opposite City Hall) Pietermaritzburg. T. 033 392 2801

Newcastle Carnegie Art Gallery Permanent collection on view of artists’ interpretation of the South African landscape. Good collection of ELC Art & Craft, Rorkes Drift ceramics, prints and tapestries. Well stocked gallery shop. Newcastle, KZN. T. 034 3287622 www.

Underberg The Underberg Studio Set in a delightful garden facing the mountains, the gallery specializes in South African Fine Art landscape photography & Ceramics. Owned by photographer Lawrance Brennon and his potter wife, Catherine Brennon, the gallery is regularly updated with their latest work. 21 Ridge Rd, Underberg. Signage from R617 T. 033 701 2440 / 072 141 9924 / 082 872 7830



Standard Bank Gallery 17 April to 15 June 2013 Cnr Frederick and Harrison streets, Johannesburg. Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm and Saturday 9am to 1pm. Tel: 011 636 4467

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London Letter Read more at on a stool and the iconic and enigmatic The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass), a replica of the 1915-23 original. Alongside this are major works by Johns and Rauschenberg, some of which are homage to Duchamp. The upstairs galleries are themed around the use of chance, as well as that of chess. Duchamp embraced the ephemeral, and appeared to abandon art and devote himself to chess from 1923. The interplay between his ideas and those he influenced, both in person and artistically, is an intriguing and ongoing dialogue, and seeing this show, you understand why Duchamp regarded the spectator a vital element in the creative act.

There’s more to Marcel Duchamp than urinals. How much more, is explored in a ground-breaking exhibition at the Barbican this spring – an exhibition that weaves together many art forms, allowing the viewer to understand the present through the prism of the past. It is an exciting inter-disciplinary show that only a major arts institution could present. The Barbican deserves full marks for doing so. Using Duchamp and his influence on four modern American artists as the central theme, it includes not only the visual arts, but dance, music, film, theatre and discussion. The Bride and the Bachelors: Duchamp with Cage, Cunningham, Rauschenberg and Johns, (until 9 June) looks at how Duchamp influenced another generation of artists: composer John Cage, choreographer Merce Cunningham and visual artists Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. It is orchestrated by contemporary artist Philippe Parreno (whose work can be seen on the Hayward’s Light Show). The sound loop of three hours includes Cage’s famous composition, 4’33’’ – and the silence that the audience hears are the random sounds from the tunnel outside the Barbican. Cunningham, who died in 2009, is represented by students trained by a former Cunningham dancer, with performances on Thursdays and at weekends. At other times the recorded footfall of performers echoes through the galleries to make the dance a constant and active part of the whole. It is the most integrated inter-disciplinary programming imaginable, showing how art forms cross fertilise each other across the generations. Hugely entertaining, it also functions as a fascinating slice of contemporary history and for this reason alone is worth a visit. Duchamp may be considered the most important modern artist, but he isn’t one we see very often. His most seminal works are housed in Philadelphia, and they are not loaned out frequently. He is credited with being the man who started conceptual art when in 1917 he signed a urinal R.Mutt and displayed it as a work of art. His revolutionary influence is still felt today – some would say he spawned a monster that cast aside the skill of an artist with his use of readymade objects. Certainly he challenged the definition of art with his use of humour and the manner in which he explored the element of chance, as all these four later artists did too. Among the work on show is Duchamp’s Nude Descending a Staircase (No 2) from 1912, various ‘readymades’ including the bicycle wheel mounted

The Tate Modern hosts the first major retrospective of Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein in twenty years (until 27 May), one which has been seen in Chicago and Washington and travels on to the Pompidou Centre. It was a smash hit in America, and will no doubt draw the crowds in London. Roy Lichtenstein’s comic book heroes still look remarkably modern for work that dates from the early Sixties. His iconic painting of a fighter jet, Whaam!, made at the time of the Vietnam war and part of the Tate’s permanent collection, at once celebrates a comic culture and acts as a powerful comment on the reality of war. There are few artists whose images are so much part of the collective consciousness as Lichtenstein’s cartoon heroes. They are reproduced endlessly, whether it is in primary school art classes or on advertising billboards: the Barbie-doll girls with a teardrop glistening on the cheek, the chiselled features of a gorgeous hunk with the speech bubbles capturing all the angst of young love. It comes as something of a shock to realise that these well-loved images that took their inspiration from comic strips only covered a period of around seven years of the artist’s long life. The Tate presents them in a huge room entitled War and Romance, and almost every image is familiar. En masse, their energy, humour and style and the explosive drama of their content is a delight to behold. This is the Lichtenstein that people know and love, and this room, above all the others, will be what enthralls them. It isn’t all there is though. Having found his unique style by codifying popular culture, the artist went on to explore this vision. He saw all images as existing on the level of mass production – the element that has made his work so popular. He turned to other artists, like Picasso, whom he admired immensely, and translated their work into his idiom, with his trademark Benday dots, sharp outlines and cartoon style. The result is interesting – a definitively Lichtenstein version of the artist to whom he pays homage. The curators see Lichtenstein as an artist who continues to innovate, who remains true to his ideals, and not someone who had one good idea he mined for all he was worth. The further one ventures through this retrospective though, the more difficult this is to see. His later series involved revisiting the Barbie-doll figures of his youth and turning them into nudes, while the dots have gone viral, making some of them look like they have a bad case of measles. He then returned to the colourful expressionism with which he began his career and finally turned to traditional Chinese landscape, giving it his signature dots. The bland and banal result has neither the peaceful calm of landscape nor the sizzling power of cartoon culture. I have no doubt that Lichtenstein: A Retrospective will be a blockbuster, but my guess is that viewers will enjoy the shock of recognition with the early work, and leave wondering whether the artist continued a great idea far too long. Perhaps he should have followed Duchamp’s lead and taken up chess in later life.

(Top) Marcel Duchamp: Fountain, 1950 (replica of 1917 original) Philadelphia Museum of Art, 125th DAGP/Paris, DACS/London (Opp. Right Top) Duchamp’s Large Glass - installation view , Cunningham dancers in action (Opp) Roy Lichtenstein: Oh Jeff I Love You Too But. (Opp. Right) Marcel Duchamp : Nude Descending a Staircase (No. 2),1912 Philadelphia Museum of Art, ADAGP/Paris, DACS/London


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Coral Spencer and her oil painting: Umhlanga Ribs / Karen Bradtke, Coral Spencer and Estelle Hudson ADAM SUZMAN AND SETH COLLETT THE AVITAL LANG

David Stringer & Stuart Valentine Rambridge / Author Adam Suzman welcoming the guests Guests / Seth Collett discussing his pieces MAJAK BREDAL’S ‘ROLL CALL’ AT THE UJ GALLERY

‘Monks’ reading from the text about the women, men & children persecuted as witches / Majak Bredell & Annali Dempsey / Kesa Tabande, Boipelo Tlhabanelo & Kgomotso Keupilwe


Bambo and Clive H Viveiros / Bambo and friends / Bambo and Guests / (Last) Bambo and Michelle Constant “RUNNING TOWARDS YOURSELF”, BY NATASJA DE WET AT THE CASA LABIA GALLERY

Curator Joao Ferreira, Tracy Payne, Natasja de Wet, Magriet and Daan Smit / Natasja De Wet and Jean-Paul Grimaldi Lasserre Madelaine De Klerk / The Labia Family (Natale Labia, Antonia Labia and Natale Labia) / Lynette Siebert and Richard Bates

DStreet Gallery in Stellenbosch : Clare Menck ,middle, with owners Ronnie Donaldson and Sophia Acker Donaldson of Rust en Vrede: Opening of Tanya Swiegers, Gerrie van Tonder Show: Guests / Nic Bladen and Jane Eppel.


Anthea Delmotte poses with Emma van der Merwe from SMAC Gallery / Kirsty Ann Cockerill and Stefan Hundt give speeches / Alister Dream Wilder / Peter Clarke, Makhozandile Mbuku teaches one of his art students, Luvuyo Jikumlambo, about Katrine Claassens work — at Ava Gallery. STRANGE FLOWERS-A SOLO EXHIBITION BY OLAF HAJEK AT WHATIFTHEWORLD GALLERY

Artist Olaf Hajek / Ava Edwards chats to Olaf Hajek / Chloe Townsend and Lizel Strydom RONDEBOSCH PARK POTTERS MARKET

John Bauer with his work / Erin Pells, the youngest potter selling her work at the market/John Bauer/ Rondebosch Park Potters Market/ Andrea Rother and Acacia Hasler look at colourful bowls by John the Potter Ellis / Nicola Jobson looks at Stoor Ceramics


Teresa Forrester chats with the artist John Meyer/ Natalie Miller and Muir de Wet admire the detail/ Nikki Stevens and Robin Reisenberger ‘A Certain Commitment’/ Ton Vosloo, and Deon Irish / Charles Shields chats with Gail Oshry FIRST THURSDAYS GALLERY OPENING

Michael Chandler of Chandler House / Lindsay and Debby at Chandler House / Sang Fung and Michael Oldfield at Brundyn+Gonsalves Joyce Braun at Youngblood / Arthur Malan Murison, Nicky Arthur, Jason Alexander Basson at Brundyn+Gonsalves / Jenny Bruwer ARTSPACE JHB: LANDI RAUBENHEIMER’S COLLECTING THE LANDSCAPE SHOW.

From left to right – Teresa Lizamore (Artspace director and curator), Landi Raubenheimer (artist) and Federico Freschi (opening speaker) Federico Fresch opens the exhibition / Landi Raubenheimer and guests

South African Gallery Guide April 2013  

South African Gallery Guide 2013