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THE ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AFRICA’S (ZEITZ MOCAA) MISSION IS TO COLLECT, PRESERVE, RESEARCH, AND EXHIBIT CUTTING EDGE CONTEMPORARY ART FROM AFRICA AND ITS DIASPORA. - (ZEITZ MOCAA) 08

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12 | SA ARTISTS ABROAD International SA art showings and news 16 | (ZEITZ MOCAA) Zeitz Museum Of Contemporary Art Africa 28 | BUSINESS ART Investement Art, News & Auctions 30 | IN REMEMBRANCE Monika Pon-Su-San Tretchikoff’s Iconic Chinese Girl 32 | LONDON LETTER The Victoria And Albert Museum Celebrates it’s 165Th Year. 34 | BONHAMS SA ART SALE 13 September 2017 / Week 2 36 | AUCTION ACTION Results, Highlights And Lots To Watch 40 | ART HOME A Selection Of Art To Buy

50 | GALLERY GUIDE: AUGUST 2017 Exhibitions, Events, Gallery Guide & Art To Buy 62 | IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHENTIC IDIOM Strauss & Co. Lecture At Welgemeend 68 | SANDMAN A Solo Exhibition By Natalie Moore 78 | JOHN-MICHAEL METELERKAMP’S KEEPERS Order Against Impending Chaos 82 | UPCOMING EVENT Fnb Joburgartfair 2017 With Curator Nicole Siegenthaler 90 | PROVINCIAL GALLERY LISTINGS South African Art Galleries, Suppliers And Auctioneers 102 | ART TIMES GOOD READ Books Worth Having

Hank Willis Thomas, All Things Being Equal, 2010 (ZEITZ MOCAA ) Cover Artwork: John-Michael Metelerkamp ‘Keepers 7’, Acrylic on Fabriano, 2000 x 1300, 2016

104 | AWARDS 2017 Guy Tillim Wins The Hcb Award 2017 Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award, Hermanus Fynarts Festival 106 | GALLERY BUZZ Art Events, Gallery Showings 108 | The South African Who Saved THE RESURRECTION

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THANK YOU FOR YOUR KIND SUPPORT OF THE NEW FORMAT AND LOOK OF THE SA ART TIMES, TO DATE WE HAVE HAD ALL VERY POSITIVE AND GREAT FEEDBACK ON THE LOOK, FEEL OF THE MAGAZINE. This month our Art Times has grown again to 112 pages with 4 pages cover, due to adding new ideas, as well as streamlining the magazine’s calendar. We think the Events guide works, Current shows, W1-W4 and sneak preview on upcoming shows are better displayed. The weeks displayed include features on the shows opening that week. The Art Times would become a valuable asset throughout the month. In addition to these changes we have added an Artshop section where galleries and private individuals can sell their work. It makes sense that Art Times readers can both read, be inspired and buy their artwork from the comfort and warmth of there own homes. Lastly it’s been a dream of mine to start including stories about the characters in South African art under Great Reads. I didn’t have the thrill of meeting Battiss, but I have had the privilege of hearing Alice Goldin and Stephan Welz tell the most amazing stories of artists and the way they contributed to other artists or responded to living in a Crazy world. Our first story is about Tony Clarke, an officer in The Royal Artillery in the WW2 Italian campaign (and later the legendry owner of Clarkes Bookshop in Cape Town’s Long Street). Who saved the beautiful “The Resurrection”, a fresco masterpiece by the Renaissance maestro Piero della Francesca- despite the danger of court martial. Its because of one man’s pluckiness that future generations can enjoy this painting. Similarly we as South Africans have our Resurrection moment to face - in our own local low key civil war. An attitude persists, concerning the blatant vandalism against anything of lasting quality and culture, (such as lack of funding for The National Gallery, and Johannesburg Art Gallery) including the barbaric vandalism of culture at UCT under Max Price. Recently David Goldblatt was reportedly deeply disturbed to discover that a handful of UCT students had burnt images of anti-Apartheid activist Molly Blackburn despite not so much knowing who she was and what she stood for. He later registered his dissatisfaction by withdrawing his priceless archives of his life’s work to an American University, something that we have lost in our heritage because lack of leadership and responsibility in upholding artist freedom and artistic integrity. Furthermore some artwork by highly credited Anti Apartheid photographers has been deemed by UCT’s Vice Chancellor, Max Price as having supported “Subtle” Institutionalised Racism - has been removed from UCT walls (for safekeeping) or simply described as “blacklisted”. Maybe there is a form of Art in rubble and burnt ashes of human creativity and censorship - as seen in the nightmare Chinese Cultural Revolution, or the WW1 trenches, the bombing of Dresden, but at this stage, I’m struggling to see it, or justify it. Considering censorship during Apartheid, we can’t afford to take down artists especially those who criticized the government and its censorship, we need more (historical and engaging) art on library and places of education walls - not less. We need more people to stand up for hard fought for Artistic Freedom and diverse cultural heritage. Otherwise we have learnt nothing. Gabriel Clark-Brown

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Standard Bank Young Artist 2017 BETH DIANE ARMSTRONG in perpetuum Standard Bank Gallery

4 August to 30 September 2017

Standard Bank Gallery, Cnr Frederick and Harrison Streets, Johannesburg Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm and Saturdays 9am – 1pm. Free admission. Tel: 011 631 4467 www.standardbank.com/beth #SBGallery

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SA ARTISTS ABROAD

INTERNATIONAL SA ART SHOWINGS AND NEWS

Zanele Muholi at Stedelijk Museum The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam presents a major solo exhibition by Zanele Muholi. Her Somnyama Ngonyama series of

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self-portraits are shown alongside previously unseen works from her acclaimed Faces and Phases and Brave Beauties series. The documentary We Live in Fear (2013) will also be screened. Meschac Gaba at the Studio Museum Work by Meschac Gaba features in Their Own Harlems, a group exhibition considering ‘different aspects of urban life, such as the ritual of moving through the city and the direct observation of scenes on the street, to illustrate how the city has served as a source of inspiration for artists across generations’. - The Studio Museum, Harlem, New York

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Award for Penny Siopis’ Time and Again Time and Again, Penny Siopis’ monograph edited by Gerrit Olivier, spanning 35 years of her career and accompanying her survey exhibition, has won the Creative Collections category at the 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Book Awards. 29 March 2017 / National Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Siopis also recently received an honorary doctorate from Rhodes University - is in residence at the Maitland Institute, working in situ on large-scale paintings. The space is open by appointment, offering a rare opportunity to see how her glue and ink paintings evolve.

exhibition investigates social identity, questions of belonging and an array of sociopolitical concerns. 7 May - 19 November 2017 / The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm, Germany.

Penny Siopis Open Form/Open Studio

Pieter Hugo at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg

Jo Ractliffe and Viviane Sassen Jo Ractliffe and Viviane Sassen are included in an exhibition of contemporary photographic seascapes titled Sea Views. The exhibition, to be held in the Philips Wing of the museum, focuses on each piece as an extensive exercise in ‘air, light and tide’. 17 June - 17 September 2017 Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

Nandipha Mntambo, Stoschek Collection Nandipha Mntambo is included in an exhibition at the Julia Stoschek Collection titled Jaguars and Electric Eels. The exhibition investigates an alternative interpretation of anthropology and zoology. 5 February - 26 November 2017 Julia Stoschek Collection, Berlin. Mohau Modisakeng and Athi Patra Ruga in Another Antipodes Exhibition WHATIFTHEWORLD is pleased to announce that Mohau Modisakeng and Athi-Patra Ruga are included in the Another Antipodes Inc Exhibition: Urban Axis taking place in Perth, Australia.

New African Photography in Ulm Edson Chagas, Simon Gush and Mame-Diarra Niang are included in Recent Histories - New African Photography at the Walther Collection. Featuring 14 contemporary artists of African descent, born in the early 1970s and onwards, the

Pieter Hugo at Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg presents a survey of Pieter Hugo’s work, titled Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, in February 2017 - the artist’s first solo museum show in Germany. The show, spanning 13 years of work, is accompanied by a new monograph. 19 February - 23 July 2017 / Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany.

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OPENING ON 22 SEPTEMBER 2017, THE ZEITZ MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AFRICA’S (ZEITZ MOCAA) MISSION IS TO COLLECT, PRESERVE, RESEARCH, AND EXHIBIT CUTTING EDGE CONTEMPORARY ART FROM AFRICA AND ITS DIASPORA, TO DEVELOP SUPPORTING EDUCATIONAL AND ENRICHMENT PROGRAMMES FOR ALL, TO ENCOURAGE INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING, AND TO GUARANTEE ACCESS FOR ALL. EIGHTY GALLERIES ARE DEDICATED TO A PERMANENT COLLECTION, TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS, AND CENTRES FOR ART EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, COSTUME, CURATORIAL EXCELLENCE, THE MOVING IMAGE, AND PERFORMATIVE PRACTICE.

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Zeitz Mocca Impression, Heatherwick Studio.

Zeitz MOCAA was established through a partnership between the V&A Waterfront and Jochen Zeitz in 2013. Mark Coetzee is our Executive Director and Chief Curator. We partner with various local and international institutions, manage a Curatorial Training Programme, and loan artworks to museums globally. As a not-for-profit public cultural institution, donations to Zeitz MOCAA and philanthropic support from individuals, corporations and foundations are an integral part of helping the museum fulfill its mission.

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MAJOR GIFTS BY ROGER BALLEN FOUNDATION AND EIGER FOUNDATION ESTABLISH CENTRE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AT ZEITZ MOCAA

will contribute to the long-term sustainability of the museum now, and for generations to come, and will also ensure a committed focus on photography as part of Zeitz

Cape Town, 16 February 2017 – Ahead of its Grand Opening during South Africa Heritage Weekend in September 2017, the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) today announced major gifts from the Roger Ballen Foundation and the Eiger Foundation to Zeitz MOCAA’s endowment to establish and support a Centre for Photography.

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The gifts are the largest financial donations received by the museum, to date, from a Foundation. The investment of the donations

The Roger Ballen Foundation donation includes: 1. The largest financial gift to Zeitz MOCAA’s endowment to date from a Foundation, to be invested to support the ongoing logistical, exhibition, programming and educational costs of a Centre for Photography. 2. One signed edition of all work produced by Roger Ballen from 1968 - 1982 donated to the museum’s permanent collection.

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3. One signed edition of all works produced by Roger Ballen from now until the artist’s death donated to the museum’s permanent collection. “It has been my great desire to contribute to the understanding of photography in South Africa in the country that I call home,” said Roger Ballen. “By donating my archive and finance to Zeitz MOCAA, I wish to commit to the ongoing success of this important museum in Africa and ensure that photography is guaranteed a place in the museum’s activities.”

THE EIGER FOUNDATION DONATION INCLUDES: 1. The second largest financial gift to Zeitz MOCAA’s endowment, to date, from a Foundation, to be invested to establish an ongoing full time Curator of Photography. 2. An additional financial gift to endow one gallery in the Centre for Photography. 3. One signed edition of every published photograph by Roger Ballen from the following

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series: Dorps, Small Towns of South Africa; Platteland, Images from Rural South Africa; Outland; Shadow Chamber; Boarding House; and Asylum of the Birds, donated to the museum’s permanent collection. “The Eiger Foundation promotes photography as an important art form,” said Leonard O’Brien, the Founder of the Eiger Foundation. “By supporting the Roger Ballen Foundation Centre for Photography and Zeitz MOCAA, the Eiger Foundation can fulfil its mission of promoting a better understanding of the photographic medium for society at large.” In recognition of this enormous support the Centre for Photography has been named

the Roger Ballen Foundation Centre for Photography. In honour of the major support by Eiger Foundation, the Curator of Photography is named the Eiger Foundation Curator of Photography and one gallery in the Roger Ballen Foundation Centre for Photography is named the Eiger Foundation Gallery. The Roger Ballen Foundation Centre for Photography is one of six centres within Zeitz MOCAA, including the Costume Institute, and Centres for Art Education, for the Moving Image, for Performative Practice, and for Curatorial Excellence. The mission of the Roger Ballen Foundation Centre for Photography is to collect, preserve, research, and exhibit cutting edge

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Zanele Muholi, ‘Thembeka II’, London, 2014

contemporary photography, and artworks that use photography, from Africa and its Diaspora, to develop supporting educational and enrichment programs for all, to encourage intercultural understanding and guarantee access for all. The Centre will also exhibit temporary exhibitions of photographers from all over the world to expose local audiences and practitioners to the rich legacy of photography globally. Additional support has been provided by M&C Saatchi Abel to endow a photography gallery, the M&C Saatchi Abel Gallery. The AKO Foundation

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is supporting the position of Assistant Curator of Photography. An additional Assistant Curator of Photography position is being supported by Mikael Kamras and Fredrik Oweson. Azu Nwagbogu, the Founder and Director of Lagos Photo Festival, has been appointed as the Curator at Large of Photography at the Roger Ballen Foundation Centre for Photography. Gcotyelwa Mashiqa has been appointed as the AKO Foundation Assistant Curator of Photography. The Eiger Foundation Curator of Photography position and the Mikael

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Kamras and Fredrik Oweson Assistant Curator of Photography position have both been advertised and individuals filling these positions will be announced shortly.

language and his contribution will ensure a professional platform for photographers from across the African continent. It will enable their work to be collected, preserved and exhibited far into the future.”

As a not-for-profit public cultural institution, donations to Zeitz MOCAA are an integral part of helping the museum fulfil its mission. This coming together of various supporters acts as a blueprint of the manner in which Zeitz MOCAA will fulfil its mission and become sustainable through the collective generosity of local and international communities. The museum is a partnership between the V&A Waterfront and German businessman Jochen Zeitz, to create a significant contemporary art museum on the African continent. “Zeitz MOCAA is honoured to become the guardian and archive of Roger Ballen’s work and the legacy that he leaves through the Roger Ballen Foundation Centre for Photography,” said Azu Nwagbogu, Curator at Large of Photography. “Ballen remains an inspiration to photographers seeking a unique visual

Roger Ballen,’Twirling Wires’, 2001

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Raymond Hillary Andrews - The Warrior +27 214224185 69 Burg Street, Cape Town admin@eclecticaprintgallery.co.za www.eclecticaprintgallery.co.zav

A solo exhibition feauturing: Layziehound Coka 03/08/2017 – 01/09/2017

69 Burg Street, Cape Town info@eclecticacontemporary.co.za www.eclecticacontemporary.co.za +2721 422 4145

Layziehound Coka - The devil made me do it, 2017


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INVESTEMENT ART, NEWS & AUCTIONS Jean-Michel Basquiat ‘Leeches’, 157cm x 76.5cm Suite of 32 drawings 1982-83 Daros Collection Switzerland

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IN REMEMBRANCE

MONIKA PON-SU-SAN TRETCHIKOFF’S ICONIC CHINESE GIRL

MONIKA PON-SU-SAN PASSED AWAY ON THE 14TH JUNE FROM NATURAL CAUSES IN JOHANNESBURG. SHE WAS 86. In 1952 she met the Russian artist, Vladimir Tretchikoff, while she was working at her uncle’s laundromat in Cape Town. Tretchikoff asked whether she would sit for him, which led to his iconic Chinese Girl painting. The painting was sold to a woman in Chicago when Tretchikoff toured the United States in 1953. Wikipedia reports that the painting, distinct for the blue-green skin tone of the face, is one of the world’s best-selling art reproductions of the twentieth century. The print made famous in the 1960s and 70s features in diverse popular culture media such as a David Bowie music video, music album covers, in a Don Paterson poem, a BBC TV Series and symbolic feature films such as Alfred Hitchcockís Frenzy (1972). ëThe Green Ladyí was the star attraction of the retrospective exhibition, Tretchikoff: The People’s Painter, shown at the South African National Gallery in 2011. Monika was

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interviewed by several local and international media, as well as by BBC and CNN In 2013 the painting was purchased by the wealthy English jeweller, Laurence Graff, for almost $3.5 million (£982,050) at Bonhams auction house in London and it is now on display at his Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch.Monika enjoyed the brief limelight of being the Chinese Girl but never made any money out of it. After she got married in 1953, she moved to Johannesburg with her husband. Her marriage fell apart early on, and she raised her five children by working as a shipping clerk and, in her spare time, as a dressmaker. She subsequently met her life partner, Enrico Tabasso, and a love story ensued that spanned forty-four years. Monika is survived by Enrico, her sons Tyronne and Tyming and her daughters Shana, Margo and Vigil. A touching memorial service, to honour and celebrate Monika’s life, was held at the Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Kensington, Johannesburg, on the 20th June.

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“TRETCHIKOFF ASKED WHETHER SHE WOULD SIT FOR HIM, WHICH LED TO HIS ICONIC CHINESE GIRL PAINTING. THE PAINTING WAS SOLD TO A WOMAN IN CHICAGO WHEN TRETCHIKOFF TOURED THE UNITED STATES IN 1953.” W W W. A R T T I M E S . C O . Z A

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LONDON LETTER

THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM CELEBRATES ITS 165TH YEAR

THE VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM CELEBRATES ITS 165TH ANNIVERSARY WITH A RATHER RADICAL SHIFT IN ITS GALLERY SPACE: THE EXHIBITION ROAD QUARTER. OPENING THE V&A UP TO VISITORS FROM THE PEDESTRIANISED EXHIBITION ROAD SIDE OF THE MUSEUM, THIS MARKS THE V&A’S LARGEST ARCHITECTURAL INTERVENTION IN OVER 100 YEARS, CREATING A NEW PUBLIC SPACE FOR LONDON AND A NEW PURPOSE-BUILT GALLERY FOR TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS. It is fascinating how it merges heritage, contemporary design and technology. It offers a more relaxed entry into the museum, where visitors can wander in off the cultural artery that is Exhibition Road and brings them not only to the new Sainsbury Gallery, but also the less frequented rear galleries in the 32

museum. The courtyard will be treated as an outside gallery room, offering glimpses down into the new exhibition space and across into the popular garden area, where on a summer’s day not only the local toddlers take to the water and splash in the pond, but their parents too! The build was extremely complex, as the V&A continued uninterrupted, and the requirements to link old and new spaces resulted in some very innovative architecture. The new 1100 sq m gallery has no columns and its angled roof conceals state of the art technology, with beams that can support a ton per square metre. An oculus at the rear, repeating the zigzag pattern of the roof beams, will allow natural light into the exhibition space, connecting it with the courtyard’s smooth lines. This is one of the largest temporary exhibition spaces in the UK, bigger than the British Museum’s recently opened Sainsbury Gallery.

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Access for exhibits is via lifts, the size and scale of which were apparently dictated by the Maharajah’s Rolls-Royce, the largest single object yet shown at the V&A, but there is also provision made for hoisting longer objects through the central stairwell. The construction challenge of a space with no columns is made visible with a large steel beam painted in vivid international orange that holds the weight of the museum’s priceless collections above. It is not, the architects were quick to point out, a Sainsbury’s orange! The 1909 Aston Webb screen, which once concealed the museum’s boiler-house, has been opened to tempt viewers into the back part of the museum via the world’s first porcelain courtyard. The screen is now placed on columns and the bomb damage, that was so treasured by the public, has been recreated in the patterns on the gates that now link them. The project started six years ago to enhance underused space in the museum. Webb originally had a vision of a garden in the

courtyard, but ran out of money and had to build a wall to hide the boiler-house, so opening this space completes his original vision. Familiar names in the world of art patronage are visible on the walls – Sainsbury, Sackler and Blavatnik. Porcelain was found to be the most durable material for the courtyard, and inspired by the V&A’s tradition of ceramics, it is paved in 11 000 handmade tiles. The mosaics inside are a contemporary design that complement those of the adjoining galleries and as a nod to the story that they were laid by women prisoners from Holloway, the new ones were laid by a women’s artistic collective. The first major exhibition in the new Sainsbury Gallery will be an immersive journey through 400 years of opera, which opens at the end of September 2017. The public were invited to explore the new public spaces from 7 July, in a festival entitled Reveal. The interplay between old and new offers constant surprises.

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BONHAMS SA ART SALE 13 SEPTEMBER 2017 WWW.BONHAMS.COM

Born to German-Jewish parents, Stern had always felt something of an outsider in Capetonian high society. She sympathised with individuals who occupied a similarly marginal role. The earliest members of the Cape Malay community were sent to the Cape from the East Indies as political exiles, to provide cheap labour for the newly settled Dutch colonists. Despite slavery having been abolished a century earlier, many of the Cape Malays were still treated as second class citizens in the 1940s. The portrait also communicates Stern’s fascination with other cultures. She had been an avid reader of fairy tales and fantasy as an adolescent, and continued to romanticise the ‘exotic’ throughout her life. Different clothes, rituals, scents, languages seemed to offer an escape from the tedium of the everyday. The rich and vibrant red of the Malay woman’s dress provided Stern with an opportunity to indulge her romantic inclinations. Irma Stern, ‘The Red Dress’, 1949

BONHAMS WILL HOLD THE SECOND SOUTH AFRICAN ART SALE OF 2017 IN LONDON ON 13 SEPTEMBER. AMONGST THE AUCTION’S HIGHLIGHTS IS A SENSITIVE PORTRAIT OF ONE OF THE CAPE’S MALAY COMMUNITY. ‘THE RED DRESS’ (ESTIMATE £250,000-350,000) WAS EXECUTED IN 1949, AND DEMONSTRATES THE CONFIDENT BRUSHWORK AND VIBRANT COLOURS THAT CHARACTERISE STERN’S MATURE STYLE. A three-quarter view, the sitter gazes out into the distance, lost in her own thoughts. It is a deeply personal and intimate moment. The young woman wears a melancholic expression and has folded her arms across her body in a protective gesture. The pose communicates the artist’s empathy for her subject, a shared understanding.

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Stern’s portraits are among her most sought after works. A depiction of a young Arab executed in 1945, was sold for £842,500 at Bonhams in 2016. The September auction will also feature an important composition by J.H. Pierneef entitled ‘Hartbeespoort Dam’ (estimate £120,000-180,000). In 1929 the artist received a career-defining commission from the South African Railways. The consulting architects for the Johannesburg Station, Gordon Leith and Gerard Moerdijk, were well acquainted with Pierneef’s work, and asked him to paint thirty-two panels to adorn the concourse. The murals took three years to complete, and were widely acclaimed when they were unveiled in 1932. However, the panels were left open to the elements and soon started to show signs of deterioration. Pierneef was called back in 1946 to restore the works.

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“THE PORTRAIT ALSO COMMUNICATES STERN’S FASCINATION WITH OTHER CULTURES.” Revisiting the commission inspired the artist to return to some of his favourite compositions. ‘Hartbeespoort Dam’ depicts the same scene as the twentieth panel, but it reveals how Pierneef’s aesthetic had developed. The bold colours and strongly delineated shapes that we see in the railway panel have given way to a freer and more expressive style. The palette has been muted, incorporating the soft purples and blues that would come to define his late works. The responsibility for the advancement of tourism in the 1930s and 40s lay primarily with the South African railways and harbours. The commission stated that the panels should show the best the country had to offer, both in terms of natural beauty and historic importance. Hartbeesport Dam was a natural choice to promote as a tourist destination. Recently opened in 1923, it represented the sophistication of South Africa’s engineering. Pierneef depicts the dam in the distance, across the winding valley. This view was specifically selected, as the scene that would have confronted tourists as they approached from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Robert Griffiths Hodgins (South African, 1920 – 2010) The Interrogation Room £20,000 – 25,000

Alongside these paintings by the doyens of South African art, Bonhams will be offering more contemporary works by the likes of Robert Hodgins, Lionel Smit and William Kentridge.

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AUCTION ACTION

RESULTS, HIGHLIGHTS AND LOTS TO WATCH

Jacob Hendrik Pierneef, Farm Jonkershoek with Twin Peaks Beyond, Stellenbosch. Sold for R20 462 400.

Alexis Preller, Still Life with Thangka and Pomegranates. Sold for R7 502 880.

STRAUSS & CO Currently sourcing paintings, sculpture, furniture, silver, Chinese ceramics and works of art and jewellery for our forthcoming auction. Cape Town / 16 October 2017 Enquiries: 021 683 6560 | ct@straussart.co.za

ASHBEY’S GALLERIES

Next Fine Arts, Antiques & Decorative Auction / 07 September Telephone: (0)+27 21 423 8060 Email: info@ashbeys.co.za

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Fathers & sons, C-type print on fuji crystal archival print, diasec mounted, 100 x 112 cm

Tsoku Maela ‘If one is ever to be free then one is to first acknowledge that one is a slave. Above all, one would have to know what it is that one is a slave to. Then, and only then, can they begin to loosen the shackles and learn to live like a dignified person’.

Christopher Moller Gallery 7 Kloofnek Road, Cape Town, +2721 422 1599, www.christophermollerart.co.za


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AUCTION ACTION

RESULTS, HIGHLIGHTS AND LOTS TO WATCH

5th AVENUE AUCTIONEERS | JOHANNESBURG Next Auction: 13 August 2017 404 Jan Smuts Ave., Craighall Park Tel: 011 781 2040 | stuart@5thaveauctions.co.za www.5thaveauctions.co.za

PRELLER, ALEXIS (SA 1911 - 1975) Woman in A Mountain Landscape, Oil on board, signed, 37, 34 x 48cm, Sold: R 550,000.00

RUSSELL KAPLAN AUCTIONEERS | JOHANNESBURG Next Auction: 5th August 2017 Russell Kaplan Auctioneers, Corner Garden & Allan Roads, Bordeaux Tel: 011 789 7422 | rka@global.co.za www.rkauctioneers.co.za

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Wanted for upcoming auctions 5 August 2017 Art, antiques, objects, furniture and jewellery

William Kentridge, charcoal and coloured pencil on paper SOLD R600 000 View previous auction results at www.rkauctioneers.co.za

011 789 7422 • 083 675 8468 • 12 Allan Road, Bordeaux, Johannesburg

5 th Avenue F ine A rt Auctioneers Next Auction 13th August at 10am

Vladimir Tretchikoff Oil

Ferdinand Preiss Bronze

Adriaan Boshoff Oil

~ Now Accepting Entries for this Auction ~ Auction R ooms 404 JAn s muts Ave , c RAighAll PARk , s Andton A bsentee bidding viA : P hone , c ommision b id & o nline l ive o nline b idding Also offeRed thRough ouR APP And website

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ART HOME / SALON 91 A SELECTION OF ART TO BUY SALON 91

91 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa info@salon91.co.za / telephone +27 21 424 6930 mobile: +27 82 679 3906 / www.salon91.co.za

KIRSTEN SIMS. I Think You are Swell, 2017. Mixed media on board. 445 x 650mm, Price on request

ANDREW SUTHERLAND, ‘Pure’, 768mmx 976mm, 2016, Price on Request

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KIRSTEN LILFORD The couple, oil on canvas, 1200x900mm, Price on request

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ART HOME / SALON 91

KIRSTEN SIMS. Over-thinkers Anonymous, 2017. Mixed media on board. 1205 x 900mm, Price on request

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ART HOME / CAPE GALLERY CAPE GALLERY

60 Church Street , Cape Town 8001, Fax: +27 (021) 424 9063 e-mail: web@capegallery.co.za www.capegallery.co.za

DAVID THORPE, ‘Smoke Break’, Size: 150 x 120 cm, Oil on canvas, Price : R 50 000 Unframed 42

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ART HOME / CAPE GALLERY

DAVID THORPE, ‘The Pool Player,’ Size: 120 x 90 cm Media: Oil on canvas, Price : R 42 000 Unframed

DAVID THORPE, ‘Awaiting company’, Size: 120 x 90 cm, Media: Oil on canvas, Price : R 36 500 Unframed

ANGELA KEY ‘Guineau Fowl’, Size: 25 x 49 cm, Pastel Drawing, R 9 600 Framed W W W. A R T T I M E S . C O . Z A

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ART HOME / SA PRINT GALLERY SOUTH AFRICAN PRINT GALLERY Address: 109 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa Phone: +27 21 462 6851 www.facebook.com/SAPrintGallery

NORMAN CATHERINE, Consultation, Medium : Screen Print, Edition : AP II/V, Print Size : 620 x 905, Paper Size : 610 x 900, 1992, Signed, dated and editioned by the artist, Condition : Good, Price : R19500 (Framed)

Isabel THOMPSON, Pata Pata IV, Medium : Woodcut, Edition : 25/50, Print Size : 855 x 600, Paper Size : 985 x 680, Year/ Publisher : 1990 - 2016, Signed : Signed, dated and editioned by the, artist, Condition : Good, Price : Set of four R24 000

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www.makiwagalleries.com UMHLANGA ROCKS

Shop 5B, Lighthouse Mall,14 Chartwell Drive,Umhlanga Rocks, KZN Email: info@makiwagalleries.com Tel: +27 (0)31 561 1194

FRANSCHHOEK 1

Shop 6, Place Vendôme Centre, 13 Main Road, Franschhoek, Western Cape Email: infofk@makiwagalleries.com Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2600

FRANSCHHOEK 2

Shop 6, Centre du Franschhoek, (Pick n Pay Daily),23 Huguenot Rd, Franschhoek, Western Cape Email: infofk@makiwagalleries.com Tel: +27 (0)21 876 2609

BROOKLYN MALL

Shop 40A, Design Square, Brooklyn Mall, 338 Veale Street, New Muckleneuk, Pretoria Email: infobk@makiwagalleries.com Tel: +27 (0)12 346 1726

DAINFERN

Shop 12, Dainfern Square Shopping Centre, Cnr William Nicol & Broadacres Drives, Dainfern, JHB Email: infodf@makiwagalleries.com Tel: +27 (0)10 493 5181


ART HOME / SA PRINT GALLERY SOUTH AFRICAN PRINT GALLERY Address: 109 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa Phone: +27 21 462 6851 www.facebook.com/SAPrintGallery

STEPHEN INGGS, Stanford V, Medium : Screen Print, Edition : 1/8, Print Size : 825 x 585, Paper Size : 915 x 635, Year/Publisher : 1997, Signed : Signed and editioned by the artist, Condition, R12 000 46

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Mutara Wenguva “Time Line”

The Model (triptych), 2015, oil on canvas, 101 x 127 cm each panel.

Richard Mudariki Sanlam Art Lounge Sanlam, 11 Alice Lane, Sandton Tel: 011 778 6210 / 083 457 2699 Email: sanlamart@sanlam.co.za

25 July – 9 September 2017 Monday – Friday: 12:00 – 16:30 Saturday: 10:00 – 13:00


ART HOME / SA PRINT GALLERY SOUTH AFRICAN PRINT GALLERY Address: 109 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa Phone: +27 21 462 6851 www.facebook.com/SAPrintGallery

VENANCIO VELASCO Adrift, Medium : Linocut, Edition : Untitled, Print Size : 585 x 930, Paper, Size : 765 x 112, Year/Publisher : 1981, Signed : Signed and editioned, by the artist, Condition : Good. Price Framed : R6 450

John MUAFANGEJO (1943-1987, Ovambo, Adam and Eve, Medium : Linocut, Edition : Not Editioned, Print Size 640 x 520, Paper, Size : 720 x 570, Undated, Signed : Personal inscription, Condition : Good, has been restored, Price : R22 000.00 48

JOHN MUAFANGEJO, (1943-1987), Preperation for the Flood, Medium: linocut , 1979, Size: 66 x 50 cm, Edition: 76 / 150, Price: 20 000

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VERVE PART 1 FEMALE

Opening on Saturday 5th August at 11 am the exhibition will run until 23rd August 2017

VERVE PART 2 MALE

Opening on Saturday 26th August at 11 am the exhibition will run until 23rd Sept 2017

38 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek | 021 876 4280 | art@artintheyard.co.za | www.artintheyard.co.za

www.themelrosegallery.com themelrosegallery

craig@themelrosegallery.com

themelrose_gallerysa

10 High Street, Melrose Arch

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GALLERY GUIDE: AUGUST 2017

EXHIBITIONS, EVENTS, GALLERY GUIDE & ART TO BUY • ONGOING SHOWS: AUGUST 17 • OPENENING EXHIBITIONS: AUGUST WEEK’S 1 - 4 • UPCOMING SHOWS: SEPT ONWARDS 17 ANTON KANNEMEYER (Detail) Anna s Room, Medium : Etching, Edition : 4/20, Print Size : 445 x 495, Paper Size : 505 x 550, 2009, Signed : Signed, dated and, editioned by the artist, Condition: Excellent, R14 000 (Framed), SA PRINT GALLERY

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ONGOING SHOWS: AUGUST 2017

STEVENSON JHB CLAUDETTE SCHREUDERS THE BYSTANDERS UNTIL 11/08/2017

ARTEC GALLERY 98TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION UNTIL 12/08/2017

WWW.STEVENSON.INFO

WWW.ARTECPE.CO.ZA

GOODMAN GALLERY CAPE TOWN SAMSON KAMBALU GHOST DANCE UNTIL 12/08/2017 WWW.GOODMAN-GALLERY.COM

UNTIL 11/08/2017

UNTIL 12/08/2017

UNTIL 12/08/2017

KZNSA GALLERY IQHIYA PINKY MAYENG UNTIL 13/08/2017

ST. LORIENT FASHION AND ART GALLERY UNTITLED ENDS 15/08/2017

WWW.KZNSAGALLERY.CO.ZA

NELSON MANDELA METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM ART MUSEUM IS A MEETING PLACE ENDS 14/08/2017 WWW.ARTMUSEUM.CO.ZA

WWW.STLORIENT.CO.ZA

UNTIL 13/08/2017

UNTIL 14/08/2017

UNTIL 15/08/2017

CANDICE BERMAN GALLERY BEVAN DE WET NEW FORMS ENDS 16/08/2017

BARNARD GALLERY NANO 1.1 GROUP EXHIBITION UNTIL 15/08/2017 WWW.BARNARDGALLERY.COM

GRANDE PROVENCE KALI VAN DER MERWE BROKE-WHOLE THELABOR-ORATORY OF DR KALI UNTIL 15/08/2017 WWW.GRANDEPROVENCE.CO.ZA

UNTIL 15/08/2017

UNTIL 15/08/2017

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NWU GALLERY MOHAU MODISAKENG ‘LEFA LA NTATE’ UNTIL 18/08/2017

EVERARD READ GALLERY JHB BEING HUMAN ENDS 19/08/2017

GALLERY MOMO CITY IN TRANSITION ANDREW TSHABANGU’S ‘CITY IN TRANSITION’

WWW.NWU.AC.ZA/NWUGALLERY

WWW.EVERARD-READ.CO.ZA

WWW.GALLERYMOMO.COM

UNTIL 18/08/2017

UNTIL 19/08/2017

UNTIL 19/08/2017

GOODMAN GALLERY JHB MINNETTE VARI THE ELEVENTH HOUR UNTIL 19/08/2017

GOODMAN GALLERY JHB HASAN & HUSAIN ESSOP REFUGE UNTIL 19/08/2017

SMAC GALLERY CAPE TOWN SOLO EXHIBITION BY PIERRE VERMEULEN UNTIL 19/08/2017

WWW.GOODMAN-GALLERY.COM

WWW.GOODMAN-GALLERY.COM

WWW.SMACGALLERY.COM

UNTIL 19/08/2017

UNTIL 19/08/2017

UNTIL 19/08/2017

SMAC GALLERY CAPE TOWN MEMORY / NDANGARIRO BY MOSTAFF MUCHAWAYA UNTIL 19/08/2017

SMITH STUDIO DISTILL MOTION UNTIL 19/08/2017

WWW.SMACGALLERY.COM

WWW.SMITHSUDIO.CO.ZA

UCT IRMA STERN MUSEUM SORTILEGIUM | NICOLAAS MARITZ | PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE & PRINTS UNTIL 19/08/2017 WWW.IRMASTERN.CO.ZA

UNTIL 19/08/2017

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UNTIL 19/08/2017

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WHAT IF THE WORLD GALLERY VREESAANJAENDE VERLIGTING PIERRE FOUCHE¥ UNTIL 19/08/2017

WHAT IF THE WORLD GALLERY STATES OF EMERGENCE MICHELE MATHISON UNTIL 19/08/2017

WWW.WHATIFTHEWORLD.COM

WWW.WHATIFTHEWORLD.COM

OLIEWENHUIS ART MUSEUM CARCERAL SPACES: ANTICIPATING THE SUBLIME BY MARIEKE KRUGER 20/08/2017 WWW.NASMUS.CO.ZA

UNTIL 19/08/2017

UNTIL 19/08/2017

UNTIL 20/08/2017

OLIEWENHUIS ART MUSEUM PROPITAS BY MINÉ KLEYNHANS UNTIL 20/08/2017

CIRCA GIGGS KGOLE: COMING OF AGE 06/07/2017 TILL 21/08/2017

ARTSPACE DURBAN WINTER SALE ENDS 23/08/2017

WWW.NASMUS.CO.ZA

WWW.EVERARD-READ.CO.ZA

WWW.ARTSPACE-DURBAN.COM

UNTIL 20/08/2017

UNTIL 21/08/2017

UNTIL 23/08/2017

FRIED CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY HEIDI FOURIE | MASSES UNTIL 26/08/2017

STEVENSON CAPE TOWN THE NEW PARTHENON | GROUP EXHIBITION UNTIL 26/08/2017

WWW.FRIEDCONTEMPORARY.COM

WWW.STEVENSON.INFO

OLIEWENHUIS ART MUSEUM ‘N TERUGBLIK, A SOLO RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION BY BEN BOTMA UNTIL 27/08/2017 WWW.NASMUS.CO.ZA

UNTIL 26/08/2017

UNTIL 26/08/2017

UNTIL 27/08/2017

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ABSOLUTE ART GALLERY BLACK & WHITE UNTIL 29/08/2017

GALERIE NOKO DIFFUSION OR FUSION ENDS 31/08/2017

WWW.ABSOLUTART.CO.ZA

WWW.GALERIENOKO.COM

UNTIL 29/08/2017

UNTIL 31/08/2017

UNTIL 31/08/2017

GRANDE PROVENCE ARS GRATIA ARTIS | CURATED BY AIDON WESTCOTT UNTIL 03/09/2017

ABALONE GALLERY LOUIS VAN HEERDEN ATMOSFERAS ENDS 06/09/2017

WWW.GRANDEPROVENCE.CO.ZA

WWW.ABALONEGALLERY.CO.ZA

SANLAM ART LOUNGE MUTARA WENGUVA | TIME LINE: PAINTINGS BY RICHARD MUDARIKI 25/07/2017 TILL 09/09/2017 WWW.SANLAM.CO.ZA

UNTIL 03/09/2017

UNTIL 06/09/2017

UNTIL 09/09/2017

NELSON MANDELA METROPOLITAN ART MUSEUM PEMBA ENDS 09/09/2017 WWW.ARTMUSEUM.CO.ZA

RUST-EN-VREDE CLAY MUSEUM WINTER BLUES CERAMIC GROUP EXHIBITION UNTIL 27/10/2017 WWW.RUST-EN-VREDE.COM

THE LA MOTTE MUSEUM A TRIBUTE TO THE LIFE AND WORK OF JACOB HENDRIK PIERNEEF. ENDS 3 JANUARY 2018. LA-MOTTE.CO.ZA

UNTIL09/09/2017

UNTIL 27/10/2017

UNTIL 03/01/2018

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‘Going To The Beach’ 56 x 71cm by Makiwa Mutomba www.makiwagalleries.com


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GUISE OF REALITY, An exhibition of recent paintings by Zarah Cassim, ‘Fall Into’, 2017, oil on paper, 350x265mm, Salon91,opening 02/08/2017

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MAKIWA GALLERY FRANSCHHOEK 1 @ PLACE VENDÔME MULTIPLE EXHIBITIONS IN AUGUST 01/08/2018 TILL31/08/2018 WWW.MAKIWAGALLERIES.COM/ARTISTS-FRANSCHHOEK

01/08/2018 TILL 31/08/2018 WEEK 1 AUG

MAKIWA GALLERY FRANSCHHOEK 2 IN PICK N PAY DAILY MULTIPLE EXHIBITIONS OF FINE ART IN AUGUST 01/08/2017 TIL 31/08/2017 WWW.MAKIWAGALLERIES.COM/ARTISTS-FRANSCHHOEK

01/08/2017 TIL 31/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

MAKIWA GALLERY UMHLANGA ROCKS CELEBRATING COLOUR & FORM MAKIWA WITH WELL KNOWN ARTISTS AND SCULPTORS 01/08/2017 TILL 31/08/2017 WWW.MAKIWAGALLERIES.COM/ARTISTS-UMHLANGA

01/08/2017 TILL 31/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

WWW.MAKIWAGALLERIES.COM/ BROOKLYN

CAPE PALETTE ART GALLLERY EXHIBITION OF PROMINENT CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICAN ARTISTS 01/08/2017 TILL 01/09/2017 WWW.CAPEPALETTE.CO.ZA

9/07/2017 TILL 28/07/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

01/08/2017 TILL 01/09/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

99 LOOP CLARE MENCK & CHRIS VALENTINE SOLO EXHIBITIONS 03/08/2017 TILL 02/09/2017

SALON91 THE GUISE OF REALITY 02/08/2017 TILL 13/09/2017

LIZAMORE & ASSOCIATES SACRED AND PROFANE 03/08/2017 TILL 26/08/2017

WWW.99LOOP.CO.ZA

WWW.SALON91.CO.ZA

WWW.LIZAMORE.CO.ZA

03/08/2017 TILL 02/09/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

02/08/2017 TILL 13/09/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

03/08/2017 TILL 26/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

MAKIWA GALLERY DAINFERN WORK BY MAKIWA AND OTHER WELL-KNOWN SOUTH AFRICAN ARTISTS 01/08/2017 TILL 31/08/2017 WWW.MAKIWAGALLERIES.COM/ARTISTS-DAINFERN

01/08/2017 TILL 31/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

MAKIWA GALLERY BROOKLYN MODERN MASTERPIECES 01/08/2017 TILL 30/08/2017

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GALLERY 2 COMFORTABLY NUMB CURATED BY ARTIST JOHAN CONRADIE 03/08/2017 TILL 26/08/2017 WWW.GALLERY2.CO.ZA

PRIEST GALLERY THE UNDERWORD 03/08/2017 TILL 31/08/2017

ART@THECLOCKTOWER IT IS NOT ALL BLACK AND WHITE 03/08/2017 TILL 31/10/2017

WWW.PRIEST.CO.ZA

WWW.CAST.CAPETOWN

03/08/2017 TILL 26/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

03/08/2017 TILL 31/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

DATES NEEDED WEEK 1 AUG

ASSOCIATION OF ARTS PRETORIA POTTER OF THE MONTH: MARIA ZIESSLER 06/08/2017 TILL 30/08/2017 WWW.ARTSASSOCIATIONPTA. CO.ZA

SANLAM ART GALLERY POWER PORTRAITS PORTRAITS FROM THE SANLAM ART COLLECTION 04/08/2017 TILL12/09/2017 WWW.SANLAM.CO.ZA

ASSOCIATION OF ARTS PRETORIA MILTON MILTIADES SLATE CARVINGS 04/08/2017 TILL 23/08/2017

WWW.ARTSASSOCIATIONPTA.CO.ZA

03/08/2017 TILL 31/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

04/08/2017 TILL12/09/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

04/08/2017 TILL 23/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

ART IN THE YARD VERVE PART 1 FEMALE GROUP SHOW 05/08/2017 TILL 23/08/2017

TINA SKUKAN GALLERY THE SUBLIME IN NATURE 05/08/2017 TILL 24/08/2017

ALICE ART GALLERY PETRO NEAL 06/08/2017 TILL 05/08/2017

WWW.ARTINTHEYARD.CO.ZA

WWW.TINASKUKANGALLERY.CO.ZA

WWW.ALICEART.CO.ZA

05/08/2017 TILL 23/08/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

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PRETORIA ART MUSEUM HANDWOVEN SCARVES AND SHAWLS BY THE PRETORIA WEAVERS’ GUILD 06/08/2017 TILL 03/09/2017

MOK GALLERY JUDITH MASON, A TRIBUTE BY VARIOUS ARTISTS. 06/08/2017 TILL 06/09/2017

WWW. PRETORIAARTMUSEUM.CO.ZA

WWW.MOKGALLERY.COM

IS ART GALLERY FRAGMENTS OF RESIDENCY. IMPRESSIONS, DOODLES, SKETCHES AND PAINTINGS BY MICHELE NIGRINI 06/08/2017 TILL 03/09/2017 WWW.GALLERY@ISART.CO.ZA

06/08/2017 TILL 03/09/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

06/08/2017 TILL 06/09/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

06/08/2017 TILL 03/09/2017 WEEK 1 AUG

SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING VISUAL ARTS PUBLICATION

SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING VISUAL ARTS PUBLICATION AUGUST | 2017 WWW.ARTTIMES.CO.ZA

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STRAUSS & CO. LECTURE AT WELGEMEEND 3 - 29 AUGUST 2017 CT / WEEK 1 / WWW.STRAUSSART.CO.ZA

SOMETIME IN THE EARLY 1940S, WALTER BATTISS CYCLED ON A “SCHOOLGIRL’S BICYCLE” TO TSITA BRIDGE HOTEL NEAR MACLEAR, EASTERN CAPE, TO LOOK AT ROCK PAINTINGS. It was one of numerous trips into the field to document and describe evidence of earlier artistic activity by South Africa’s first people. What struck Battiss that day near Maclear was the splendid isolation. “I was shown a short cut home on the bicycle but struck a river in flood and had to take off my clothes,” wrote

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WELGEMEEND 2017 PROGRAMME 3, 4 & 5 August - 10:00 - 15:00 Gallery will be open for viewing of the Frank and Lizelle Kilbourn-, Pieter G. Colyn-and Boerneef Art Collections. R 40 pp 3 August 10:00 - 16:00 / Strauss & Co Art Valuation Days at Welgemeend. 5 August - 9:00 – 12:00 / Kunswaardasie –dae by Welgemeend. R 20 per item. 5 August - 12:00 Illustrated talk by Sean O’ Toole Title: “ In Search of an Authentic Idiom”. R 60 / Tea/Coffee 7 August - 19:00 Liliyane Mendel will give an illustrated talk on “A Political Historical Analysis of South African Art - 19th Century until 1992”. R 60 / Tea /Coffee 10 August - 18:00 Cheese, Wine and Art Evening with Frank Kilbourn and Wilhelm van Rensburg (Strauss& Co) and Pieter Colyn: 100 tickets available @ R250p/person. 7, 9, 10, 11 & 12 August - 10:00 - 15:00 Gallery will be open for viewing of the Frank and Lizelle Kilbourn-, Pieter G. Colyn-and Boerneef Art Collections. R 40 pp Farm near Senecal

13 -18 August - Welgemeend closed: Private functions

Stow’s tracing of a rock painting of an Eland that Battiss rediscovered in the 1950s. Rather than start at the end of Battiss’s life, with the mythical Fook Island trickster everyone loves, this illustrated lecture looks back to an earlier moment, when Battiss was alone in the field, searching for an authentic idiom.

19, 21, 22, 23, 24 & 25 August - 10:00 - 15:00 Gallery will be open for viewing of the Frank and Lizelle Kilbourn-, Pieter G. Colyn- and Boerneef Art Collections. R 40 pp

Saturday 5 August at 12:00 R60 per person Proceeds in aid of the restoration and conservation of Welgemeend and the Boerneef Art Collection. Enquiries: Helena Le Roux: 082 461 9753

28 & 29 Augustus - 10:00 - 15:00 Gallery will be open for viewing of the Frank and Lizelle Kilbourn-, Pieter G. Colyn- and Boerneef Art Collections. R 40 pp

26 August - Gallery closed: Pieter Kooij bursary competition

Sundays/Sondae: Welgemeend is closed/ Welgemeend is toe.

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AUGUST ART MONTH AT WELGEMEEND LOOKS AT ART FROM THE 1950S TO THE 70S

Strauss & Co is delighted to announce the fourth instalment of the annual August Art Month at Welgemeend, a monthlong exhibition of South African art at one of Cape Town’s most renowned manor homes. The theme for this year’s winter exhibition is “Abstraction - South African art from the 50’s to the 70’s” and will showcase work from two important private collections, the Frank and Lizelle Kilbourn Collection and Pieter Colyn Collection. August Art Month is the brainchild of collector Frank Kilbourn and venerated auctioneer Stephan Welz, the former managing director of Strauss & Co who passed away in late 2015. Welz and Kilbourn shared much in common when it came to art and culture. The project they initiated, August Art Month, is framed by three key objectives: 1) To create awareness of and promote the historic property of Welgemeend. 2) To raise funds for the maintenance and restoration of Welgemeend and its historically important Boerneef Collection. 3) To introduce the public to important private collections of art that are not widely known. Welgemeend is a fitting venue for this rich cultural dialogue. Established on the slopes of Table Valley in 1693 and declared a monument in 1944, Welgemeend is owned and managed by Jan van Riebeeck Hoërskool in collaboration with the Friends of Welgemeend. This volunteer organisation provides vital support and assistance to ensure the preservation of Welgemeend. A well-known feature of Welgemeend is its collection of earlier 20th-century masterpieces

once owned by Afrikaans poet and scholar Izak Wilhelmus “Boerneef” van der Merwe (1897–1967). Parts of the historical Boerneef Collection will be on view during August Art Month 2017. The programme for August Art Month 2017 commences on Wednesday, 2 August 2017. Collectors Pieter Colyn and Frank Kilbourn will participate in a moderated discussion titled “Abstraction - South African art from the 50’s to the 70’s”. Their talk will be followed by a fundraising gala dinner. (Tickets are R1000 per person. Enquiries: Helena Le roux 082 461 9753) A number of art-related gatherings are planned for the duration of August Art Month 2017, including social events, public lectures and guided tours. The overwhelming success of the three previous instalments of this winter showcase points to a shared interest among Capetonians in preserving facets of their city’s architectural and cultural history. The presentation of progressive modern and contemporary art into the programme at Welgemeend has in past years enabled audiences to understand the evolution of this work in a broader historical context. August Art Month 2017 is a collaborative initiative that draws on the energy and generosity of the Friends of Welgemeend, Caro Wiese, Frank and Lizelle Kilbourn, Pieter Colyn, Delaire Graff, Jan van Riebeeck Hoërskool and Strauss & Co. Press enquiries: Bina Genovese - 083 680 9944

“THE OVERWHELMING SUCCESS OF THE THREE PREVIOUS INSTALMENTS OF THIS WINTER SHOWCASE POINTS TO A SHARED INTEREST AMONG CAPETONIANS IN PRESERVING FACETS OF THEIR CITY’S ARCHITECTURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY.” 64

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Art critic and journalist Sean O’Toole retraced some of the paths travelled by Battiss during his formative years.

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OPENING EXHIBITIONS: AUGUST WEEK 2 EXHIBITIONS, GALLERY GUIDE & ART TO BUY

STATEOFTHEART GALLERY PASCALE CHANDLER, KENDALL-LEIGH NASH, GRACE KOTZE, CLAUDE CHANDLER & GARY FRIER. 08/08/2017 TILL 01/09/2017 WWW.STATEOFTHEART-GALLERY. COM

IMIBALA COLOURS 10/08/2017 TILL 30/09/2017

THE WHITE HOUSE GALLERY PARTICIPATION IN FNB JOBURG ART FAIR 2017 10/09/2017 TILL 08/09/2017

WWW.IMIBALA.COM/ART-GALLERIES

WWW.WHG.CO.ZA

08/08/2017 TILL 01/09/2017 WEEK 2 AUG

10/08/2017 TILL 30/09/2017 WEEK 2 AUG

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“SANDMAN IS SET IN THE DREAMSCAPE. IT IS A NARRATIVE AKIN TO ONES DREAMS, WHERE THE STORY LINE MAY SEEM FRAGMENTED AND UNSTRUCTURED TO OUR CONSCIOUS MIND, BUT NATURAL TO THE FABRIC OF A DREAM AND OUR SUBCONSCIOUS. IT EXPLORES CHRONOS VERSES KAIROS TIME. IT QUESTIONS WHAT IS OASIS AND WHAT MIRAGE. THE SHEETS ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF THE CONSCIOUS MIND AND THE DESERT THAT OF DREAMS AND THE SUBCONSCIOUS.” Sandman is based on the following Natalie Moore poem; SANDMAN Where time in the day is like a constant trickle of the hourglass One individual grain Systematically Methodically Consistently Coherently After another, A dream holds the seconds, like giant sand dunes And time is suspended Until one wakes And all of a sudden the collective time elapses at once And in that instance, some sand escapes through my tear ducts Like a gift from the sandman, A few seconds of my dreams perpetually suspended Caught between my subconscious and conscious Natalie Moore in brief; I started my journey after school with Bachelor of Architectural Studies at wits. After my third year, I left architectural studies to model full time. I had designed a home during the time that I was studying architecture and once the plans had been passed I oversaw this project intermittently whilst still modeling.

The house was completed in 2017, a few weeks before I departed for my residency in Paris. With regards to my art career: It was my first time entering the L’Atelier competition in 2015 and I won the Gerard Sekhoto Award for my photographic Triptych titled ‘Once Upon A Time Jozi’. It was a lighthearted, yet didactic exploration of the universal fairytale in the Johannesburg context. It contrasted the documentational medium of photography with the whimsy of the fairytale. There is no box I can tick that can define everything that I do; nor do I wish to be confined by any one box. I am at the core of it all an artist. And the best all encompassing term would be ‘artist and creative’. I seek to create art in the traditional mediums and in mediums traditionally considered and approached from more of a design sensibility. So my journey has been quite a unique one. With architecture, modeling and my journey to the fine art world. Every experience I have had from the architecture and design world to the modeling world have lead me to where I am now and have given me my unique perspective. Although unconventional, it has been my training to become the artist that I am now. What direction is your work currently heading in? I see the continuation of the narrative and the concept of the oasis versus mirage in my work, through the merging of the fictional and non-fictional mediums of oil and photography respectively, to entice people to think, question and renew their minds. In terms of style, I see myself honing my signature so to speak with the mixed medium of photography and oils. I will also continue and expand on this relationship between my poetry and my imagery. What currently inspires your work? At the moment, as is reflected in ‘SANDMAN’, I am intrigued by the link between the mind and time. I am inspired by a notion of the slow

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“I AM INSPIRED BY A NOTION OF THE SLOW COOKED IN A MICROWAVE SOCIETY. I AM INSPIRED INVERSELY BY OUR CULTURE THAT SWAYS TOWARDS THE SHALLOW. A CULTURE THAT IS MORE BREADTH THAN DEPTH.” 70

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cooked in a microwave society. I am inspired inversely by our culture that sways towards the shallow. A culture that is more breadth than depth. In this age we are so dictated by linear timenever having “enough” of it, always been “pressed” for it, working “over” it, being “charged by” it and being “paid for” it (and not productivity alone). We are in the hamster wheel as a society, never taking the time to take a step back and look at the hamster wheel itself. Where conscious time is perceived in a constant, measurable, chronological fashion; time in a dream or our nun conscious exists outside of this construct. When we dream we access Kairos time-all encompassing time. Kairos is also that time we experience to different degrees when we daydream or are in flow state or any heightened awareness of being. Ironically enough this happens when your prefrontal cortex slows down (transient prefrontal hypo-activity).

What would you like the reader to know about your upcoming exhibition? Sandman’ will launch at the Absa gallery in Johannesburg and runs for a month from 13th August ‘17. Open to the public from 14 August ‘17 unti 1 September ‘17. The exhibition space is a something of a dreamscape in itself. I encourage the reader to immerse him or herself in the dream world and visit the space in person as to experience the detail and true scale of it. The Absa gallery is open to the public- one needs only to remember their ID for access. I will also be doing ‘walk abouts’ for those interested. For those who aren’t in Johannesburg, the exhibition will be travelling the rest of the year and into 2018. Those details are not finalized yet. Some of the works will be available for purchase via my website. Walk-abouts will take place from 13:00 to 15:00 on Friday, 18 and 25 August ‘17. Close out Q&A session with Jenny-Cryws Williams will take place on Friday, 1 September 2017. Seats for this are limited and rsvp’ing is essential. For further information contact the Absa Gallery on paulbay@absa.co.za

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JOHN-MICHAEL METELERKAMP’S KEEPERS ORDER AGAINST IMPENDING CHAOS 31 AUGUST - 13 SEPTEMBER BY LUCINDA JOLLY

IN THE SAME WAY THAT HUMANS HAVE LOOKED FOR PATTERNS TO AID THEIR SURVIVAL, SO HAVE ART CRITICS GROUPED ARTISTS UNDER UMBRELLA NAMES. IT’S AS IF TO HEDGE SOME KIND OF ORDER AGAINST IMPENDING CHAOS, TO MAKE THE UNCONTAINABLE CONTAINABLE. If one were to make like a contemporary Ariadne and search the labyrinth of JohnMichael Metelerkamp’s paintings for the single thread of a common denominator, it would surely be the painter’s eclectic nature—with influences from the masters to modern-day posts on Instagram, and the current street photographer, Joel Meyerowitz. There are other characteristics too. The 78

constant shifting and exploration of the new, and of course, his prolific outpouring, often completing a painting in a day. Metelerkamp’s subject matter is mostly the female nude. He ascribes this to finding women more interesting to paint. “Females have a lot going on under the surface. Their story is more dramatic than men’s, I feel” he says. And Metelerkamp believes that “higher levels of emotion make for great storytelling material.” A self-taught painter, Metelerkamp is not bound by the restrictions and notions held by the art world. Instead, he is free to create within the vastness of the beginner’s mind. His paintings demand an instinctual reading from the gut, heart and groin. The raw immediacy of the paintings is a far cry from the often

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“A SELF-TAUGHT PAINTER, METELERKAMP IS NOT BOUND BY THE RESTRICTIONS AND NOTIONS HELD BY THE ART WORLD.” and his answers, and opts rather for an email exchange.

‘Keepers 3’, Acrylic on Fabriano, 1800 x 900, 2016

cautious, cerebral approach. “I don’t think I trust my constructed thoughts,” he says. The paintings appear as outcomes of an urgent drive to capture heightened emotional states. Metelerkamp’s modus operandi is suggestive of the German Expressionists who worked quickly to capture the peak of an emotional response before it burned itself out. In order to gain context and perspective of Metelerkamp’s body of work, Keepers, it might be useful to go back to the beginning. For all the edge-pushing evident in his paintings, Metelerkamp is unwilling to allow the risk inevitable in a spoken interview. He says he needs time to consider my questions

Metelerkamp takes me back five years ago to his post-rehab days, when in a directionless space he spent a great deal of time on couch surfing TV channels. His filmmakerphotographer brother threw him a tough love lifeline in the form of an ultimatum. “Paint anything,” he commanded. And Metelerkamp took hold of this. And in so doing, he turned the destructive Thanatos into creative Eros. As it does for many artists, “painting provides a cathartic release” for Metelerkamp. The changes that painting fulltime have brought have made him “now excited with life. Curious about people and all that they encompass. I am getting on very well with all of my family. And I enjoy people’s company now, which is a huge change for me,” he says. Metelerkamp has “transmuted” his “tumultuous behaviour into” his “painting”. Originally Metelerkamp sculptured, a medium which he says came very easily to him. Although painting and sculpture are very different mediums, he explains that it taught him about form and structure. But he let sculpture go in favour of painting, as he felt that he “wasn’t pushing, as far as concept goes”. Interestingly, at the time of our interview, he says he is in the process of returning to it. In keeping with most of Metelerkamp’s work, the 11 acrylic paintings that make up Keepers started as a single painting and organically progressed into a series.

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‘Keepers 7’, Acrylic on Fabriano, 2000 x 1300, 2016 (Art Times Aug Cover Artwork)

Each painting comprises paired, voluptuous, naked females painted in a Picasso-esque style who dominate assorted landscapes (occasionally, a manmade environment) which are dotted about with tiny, seemingly less significant figures. Each of the women is depicted with dual faces. Keepers is firmly positioned in the artist’s highly personal iconography. Although he is not concerned with the political, he is fascinated by human nature and the behaviour that drives it. He is naturally drawn to “the experience of those on the fringes of society”, and he likes to think that his work “is the antithesis of stereotype”. Metelerkamp says that he understands people, and explains that though he

will always try to portray humans in a sympathetic manner, his way of painting and thinking puts a subversive spin on his interpretation. Metelerkamp prefers the viewer to make up his or her own mind about the meaning of his paintings. Apart from Keepers’ emotional impact, there are some other inherent clues. The title holds the first one. For Metelerkamp it suggests a “guiding force”. He does, however, describe Keepers as “a battle of sorts; inner turmoil with a resounding longing and request for relief”. Metelerkamp will be exhibiting the Keepers Series in August 2017 at Candice Berman Gallery, Johannesburg.

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UPCOMING EVENT: FNB JOBURGARTFAIR 2017 WITH CURATOR NICOLE SIEGENTHALER 8-10 SEPTEMBER 2017 / WWW.FNBJOBURGARTFAIR.CO.ZA

Given that FNB JoburgArtFair is in its tenth year, and the first Art Fair on the Africa continent, something any business would be proud of, would you be able to reflect some of the reasons attributed to your success? There is a fantastic, existing art scene in Johannesburg and even more so a curiosity and passion for the arts embedded within the city’s culture. That spirit in itself is both the motivation to succeed and a big part of our success. It propels the Fair to continually improve itself: we’ve done numerous collaborations (for example the 2012 ‘France

- South Africa Seasons’ with the Institut Français and AICA France, bringing exchange between French and South African artists), hosted some very exciting Featured Artists who have always installed ambitious works (our second Featured Artist Jane Alexander presented Security, which had debuted at the São Paulo Biennale) and looked to bring new activations as we grow, such as the introduction of the FNB Art Prize in 2011. The Fair has been continuously evolving, which has also been essential to our success and longevity. Again, we try to take stock of what is happening both at home and abroad

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and see how we can bring that to the Joburg audience. This reflection is what brought us to our theme of “Looking Back / Looking Forward” this year — over the last ten editions we’ve constantly been considering both the Fair’s and South Africa’s past while looking toward future growth. This mindfulness is crucial to any individual’s or business’s success. There are now over 400 International Art Fairs, Competition about being unique must be fierce - how much is about looking at International trends and adapting or creating ones own trends in South Africa. Are there any unique South African or African Art trends in the Fair? Both objectives — keeping international trends in mind and building on one’s local scene —

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are imperative to any art fair’s success. There are reasons that you see certain systems repeated over and over again at fairs all over the world (VIP preview hours, curated sections within the fair, etc); they just work. And if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it! That said, for me one of the most exciting parts of attending art fairs around the world is seeing how that fair integrates their region’s culture and art scene into the event. Be it through the food vendor choices that are representative of the city’s favorite hot spots, bringing in local voices as curators or to participate in the Talks Programme, arranging studio visits or collection visits with behind the scenes peaks, this is what gives an art fair its character. Ultimately, I would give this gravity over following international trends. In the age of globalization it is increasingly important to

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look at your roots and resources because at the end of the day that’s all you have. Plus, if art fairs didn’t put focus on their local cultures, galleries and artists, we’d all eventually be turning out the same event. Our differences are what make us interesting, and as I was saying before, are what will propel us to success. How does the curditorial (curatorial?) process work at FNB JoburgArtFair in terms of who chooses the theme and entrants of galleries and projects. Is it a happy marriage of input by participating galleries and their interests, or does it basically come down to an independent fair curator who interprets what would make for good theme and buying appeal by collectors. In keeping with international standards, we have a selection committee which reviews all gallery applications and then forms our

exhibitor list. They select galleries taking many criteria into consideration. It’s an organic process really: sometimes a gallery is recommended to apply from a past participant, if it’s a curated section the curator will be on the look out for exhibitors and artists, sometimes galleries will tweak their applications after submitting if they feel they may actually have stronger works for the Fair’s audience, etc. People often ask me when I say I am Producer of FNB JoburgArtFair: “so that’s a full time job? You have work year round even though the event happens for four days once a year?” and the answer is yes! I wish I had 13 months a year, in fact! Although the exhibitor list is formed about four months before the event, from the day after the Fair until the applications close six months later, we’re in conversation with our past participants and potential future participants. We look at how the past

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Angus Gibson’s film ‘Isaac’s Passion’,

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edition went, consider galleries suggestions for improvement, speak about content they’d like to present at the next edition, integrating that content into the overall theme… again, although the selection committee ultimately forms the exhibitor list, it is a very organic process. In the current economic conditions many smaller regional galleries who don’t participate in art fairs are feeling the economic pinch compared to galleries that participate in art fairs report now that over

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30% of their annual income comes from art fairs. In your mind will art fairs become more numerous, or will art fairs take on more galleries in driving the popularity of art fairs. In simpler terms are art fairs going to get bigger, or more numerous? More numerous I’d guess. In other cities it is pretty common to have multiple fairs during one week, all with different themes or target audiences. In Miami the first week of December I believe there are over twenty fairs at this point! You have fairs that focus

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“WE ARE ADDING FILM PROGRAMMING INTO THE FAIR THIS YEAR WHICH IS A GREAT ADDITION IN LINE WITH PROGRAMMING AT OTHER ART FAIRS.”

Solving for X by Jurgen Meekle, Joao Zuniga and Lebogang Mashile

on works on paper, fairs for certain genres of work (i.e. street art or old masters works), fairs that celebrate a particular neighborhood… pretty much anything you can think of, there’s an art fair for it somewhere in the world. As long as there is a genuine interest and an audience for all these different areas of focus, I think it’s good for the galleries. While perhaps a more specialized fair has less footfall than the main fair, you’re almost guaranteed to have a higher number of focused collectors coming through, interested in your genre of artists and work (whereas the big fair could be quite a gamble for a smaller or young gallery). Also, these regional or satellite fairs are a great springboard into the bigger fairs and to grow your business.

Lastly what new projects and highlights can we look forward to in this years Art Fair? We are adding film programming into the Fair this year which is a great addition in line with programming at other art fairs around the world. Keeping it uniquely Joburg, we’re partnering with Nelson Mandela Square and Centre for the Less Good Idea — we’ll have a large screen set up in the Square and screen a selection of video works from the Centre’s first season on the evening of Friday 8 September. It’s really exciting for the Fair to be able to curate such a large scale public art moment for the city.

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In memory of an artist and teacher 1936 - 2017

Pieter Millard left behind a spiritual and art legacy for his family but most of all for his art students and the art community of South Africa. Bright, colourful and full of life merely starts to describe a man that completed a life journey for more than 80 years. This article is written and placed in loving memory of a man of great stature, born on the 9th August 1936 - celebrating Pieter Millard. Pieter Millard was a self-taught artist who was widely known for his Impressionistic style of painting. Pieter’s peer was Adriaan Boshoff. He enjoyed Adriaan’s studies on light and shade and acknowledged him as one of South Africa’s pioneer’s in the style of impressionism. Pieter visited the European Art Museum’s where he loved to study the French impressionists such as Renoir and Monet – two of his most favourite impressionistic Artists. During the year of 2012, he undertook an Art European Tour with his Art Students and family. Pieter expressed himself through a variety of topics and studies


in various mediums, loving oils and acrylics with impasto. He had the ability to understand colour and its application extremely well. His love for nature and his natural approach towards understanding perspectives in landscapes and in street scenes, can be seen in his landscape and street scene studies. His favourite signature landscapes most sought after, “kinders in die bos” (children playing in the veld), is unique in composition and colour. During 2007, Pieter had the privilege to do commission art for our belated President, Mr Nelson Mandela. His passion for the sea and deep-sea fishing is found in beautiful harbourscapes, seascapes and fisher folk homes, where he loved to spend his holidays in Struisbaai, Arniston and Hermanus, which is depicting in his art. Pieter loved to paint the lifestyle of the fisher folk Community of the Western Cape and Overberg. He could paint merely anything including bushveld scenes, still life studies but a favourite was his magnolia studies. His red poppy fields depicting the Tuscany valley are found in many households. His works are not only sought after in South Africa, but worldwide. His works can be seen in countries such as the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Germany, Tjeckoslovakia and places in Africa apart from South Africa. Pieter Millard’s knowledge of the fine arts, together with his natural talent to teach and develop people, led him to fulfil a huge part of his life assignment for more than 35 years – not only to teach but to touch the lives of people. The class projects of his students and compositions can be recognized in many homes all over South Africa. Pieter Millard was loved by his hundreds of Art students situated in Gauteng, North West and the Free State for more than 35 years. His passion and interest in the fine Arts together with his natural ability to teach and develop people, led him to fulfil a huge part of his life assignment – to touch the lives of people. Pieter’s class projects and compositions can be

seen in many homes in South Africa. Pieter and his wife Chrissie, by his side was in full-time Ministry as a Pastor in the AFM of SA for 26 years. During the last 6 years of his ministry, he ministered to Children all over the Country. He opened Millard Art Gallery, with his son, Pieter jnr on the West Rand and started with vigour to further develop his skill and passion in the Fine Arts. Pieter and Chrissie, his wife, stayed in Westlake Country Estate, Hartbeespoort Dam for the last 17 years. Being a teacher at heart, diligent and hard-working he always said he will stop with art classes only when he does not have the ability to do it anymore. Never did he know that he would teach his last classes in November 2015. During December of 2015 Pieter Millard had a stroke which had a severe impact on his life. He lost the use of his right hand – his means to draw, paint and right. Being a man full of character, perseverance and faith he start to sketch and draw with his left hand. Once he recovered back at home, he started painting with his left hand. One of Pieter’s last, and close to his heart, great task was to complete his comprehensive art book for his art students. His daughter Ina Eksteen and son in law, Kobus van Schalkwyk, (South African artists) teach the principles from Pieter’s curriculum in their art schools. Pieter passed away on Tuesday 24th January at the age of 80 years on the West Rand where he was known and loved for his ministry and art – merely a full circle. His paintings can be viewed at Millard Art Gallery and his son-in-law and daughter, Kobus and Lynette van Schalkwyk - The Art Window. Written by Ina Eksteen (oldest daughter of Pieter Millard)

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ART TIMES GOOD READ BOOKS WORTH HAVING

HIDDEN JOHANNESBURG Paul Duncan, Author Alain Proust, Photographer: penguinrandomhouse.co.za Johannesburg: Egoli to some, Jozi to others. Once a mining town, now the most important commercial city in Africa. It’s been home to renegades and rogues, colonialists and capitalists, the dispossessed and the newly enriched. Today it’s populated by those who call themselves Africans or Afrikaners, by blacks, whites and every shade in between, and by immigrants from all over. There are suburbs where the daily rituals of Jewish culture rival New York’s; elsewhere, the tone is more Lagos than laid-back. Remnants of the colonial era stand alongside

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contemporary steel and glass. In a town that prides itself on the pursuit of fortune, it’s a challenge to preserve heritage, and it is against this background that Hidden Johannesburg offers a snapshot of 28 notable buildings. From the stately mansions of the Randlords to their downtown headquarters, the clubs where they socialised and the churches where they worshipped, the architecture of early Johannesburg lives on in sandstone, granite, marble and slate. But this is a city that constantly reinvents itself, and where the old is all-too-readily demolished to make way for the next ‘big thing’. Some buildings will survive, others will be consigned to memory. Hidden Johannesburg reveals fragments of the history of this vibrant city but, perhaps, the book also tells us something about our future, for if we allow our heritage to be swept away in the name of progress, are we advancing at all?

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Johannesburg: Egoli to some, Jozi to others. Once a mining town, now the most important commercial city in Africa. It’s been home to renegades and rogues, colonialists and capitalists, the dispossessed and the newly enriched. Today it’s populated by those who call themselves Africans or Afrikaners, by blacks, whites and every shade in between, and by immigrants from all over. There are suburbs where the daily rituals of Jewish culture rival New York’s; elsewhere,

the tone is more Lagos than laid-back. Remnants of the colonial era stand alongside contemporary steel and glass. In a town that prides itself on the pursuit of fortune, it’s a challenge to preserve heritage, and it is against this background that Hidden Johannesburg offers a snapshot of 28 notable buildings. From the stately mansions of the Randlords to their downtown headquarters, the clubs where they socialised and the churches where they worshipped, the architecture of early Johannesburg lives on in sandstone, granite, marble and slate. But this is a city that constantly reinvents itself, and where the old is all-too-readily demolished to make way for the next ‘big thing’. Some buildings will survive, others will be consigned to memory. Hidden Johannesburg reveals fragments of the history of this vibrant city but, perhaps, the book also tells us something about our future, for if we allow our heritage to be swept away in the name of progress, are we advancing at all?

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HCB AWARD 2017

GUY TILLIM WINS THE HCB AWARD 2017, PRESENTED BY THE FONDATION HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON.

Guy Tillim has won the HCB Award 2017, presented by the Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson in Paris. Tillim was selected for his body of work titled Museum of the Revolution. The award supports the creation of a photography project which could not be achieved without this help, and includes an exhibition and a book.

TOLLMAN BOUCHARD FINLAYSON ART AWARD HERMANUS FYNARTS FESTIVAL THE 2017 HERMANUS FYNARTS FESTIVAL HAS BEEN ANOTHER HUGE SUCCESS AND HAS NOW DRAWN TO A CLOSE WITH THE FINAL CONCERT ON SUNDAY 18TH. What a wealth of openings, performances, workshops, tastings, shows, concerts and talks there were ñ one wishes one could attend them all. The prize-giving and opening of the Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Award on Friday 9 June was even more crowded this year with nearly 100 people attending! Congratulations and sincere thanks to all the finalists who made the trek to Hermanus to be there ñ some even flying down from Pretoria. This year there were 169 entrants who entered 237 works, an increase of 43% in entries over last year when 123 entrants entered 166 works, and this year the judges extended the number of finalists in the exhibition to 54. For your interest, I attach some photos of the prize-giving and of the exhibition in the Bouchard Finlayson 104

wine. I have listed the 4 winners (see below) but it is impossible to identify all the works in this detailed way. Also included are some photos of the judging process itself plus the list of the 54 Finalists.

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ART EVENTS, GALLERY SHOWINGS AND A LITTLE VINO TURBINE ART FAIR 17

Jacques Michau and Gordon Froud.

Adetobi Moses and James French.

Hannah Pirnie, Vicky Harris, Andrew Harris and Matt Pirnie.

Sarah Hallatt, Pat Mautloa and Tladi Marumo.

Matsela Moshokoa and Keavetswe Majora.

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Mduduzi Dlamini, Gcinile Sibanyoni and Lutendo Malatji.

Rod Petersen, Laurent Miraucourt and Anthony Roberts.

Nompumelelo Ngoma, Sheekha Kalan, Alka Dass and Aysha Waja.

Wilhelm van Rensburg, Alastair Meredith, Susie Goodman, Quintas Kilbourne and Ida Doyer.

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN WHO SAVED

THE RESURRECTION BY TIM BUTCHER

Staff walk to and fro across creaking floorboards and up half sets-of-stairs linking a maze of attics, all crowded with books. A Graham Greene was my research target, more specifically his links with Tony Clarke, founder in 1956 of what is arguably Africa’s finest bookshop. Clarke died in the 1980s but his effervescent successor, Henrietta Dax, allowed me to look through his remaining papers, higgledypiggledy in a brown leather case. Of Greene I found nothing but, as so often with research, the letters, notebooks, diaries and photographs drew me off down another thrillingly unexpected by-way. The records were of a man who came of age in WWII.

I OPENED A DEAD MAN’S SUITCASE IN CAPE TOWN AND WAS TRANSPORTED FROM TODAY’S AFRICA, VIA WORLD WAR II ITALY, TO RENAISSANCE TUSCANY. INSIDE I FOUND A STORY OF HIGH ART, BRAVERY AND LOVE, ALL THE MORE POWERFUL BECAUSE IT IS A STORY NOT WIDELY KNOWN. I was on Long Street, a boisterous city-centre shopping artery, exploring the upper floors of Clarke’s, a venerable bookshop staffed by bibliophiles who lovingly tend roof-high displays of new titles. Climb up the stairs at the back and you enter a booky world almost extinct in today’s era of online, searchengine rigour. Here second-hand works await discovery, all meticulously catalogued, some preciously protected in glass-fronted cabinets.

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There were doodled maps of El Alamein and photographs of Clarke as a young subaltern sitting smartly to attention in the Middle East in 1942 alongside fellow members of the Royal Horse Artillery. The RHA is one of the army’s smartest units - its gunners fire the ceremonial salutes in Hyde Park - and Clarke belonged to its oldest battery, the Chestnut Troop. Its fighting tradition is proud, no more so than against Rommel’s Afrika Korps and later on the long Allied slog up Italy. The snapshots of Clarke’s campaign are framed in black and white: here lean, sun-tanned Tommies lark about on a Mediterranean beach, there stones ring the grave of a fellow officer, a chum, on an Italian hillside. A reconnaissance photograph of Monte Cassino shocked me. Clarke was not involved in the fight to dislodge the Germans from its hilltop monastery but in his diary he describes how shocked he was as he drove underneath ancient walls hideously disfigured by bombardment. It may have influenced what Clarke went on to do. As the

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Tony Clarke Image caption: Piero della Francesca is believed to have painted the fresco in 1467-68, in what is now the Civic Museum

Allied advance continued, his unit took up a firing position near the town of Sansepolcro. Unlike other famous Tuscan towns that are perched on hilltops, it lies down in a valley. I went there myself in the 90s and found its location memorably unmemorable. It was standard then for allied artillery to soften up towns before ground troops went in, and Clarke was the officer responsible for Sansepolcro. His guns dug themselves into their firing pits, his gunners prepared their ammunition stocks. But then some faint bell rang in his mind, a bell belonging to an age far from the madness of war.

Clarke - English, gay, art-loving - remembered an essay by Aldous Huxley. The author had not been shy with his superlatives, saying he had discovered what he called the world’s “best picture”. Clarke’s was established in 1956 In fulsome terms, the essay described the incredible power of The Resurrection, a fresco masterpiece by the Renaissance maestro Piero della Francesca. “We need no imagination to help us figure forth its beauty,’’ Huxley wrote. “It stands there before us in entire and actual splendour, the greatest picture in the world.”

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Above: The bookshop, Photo, Candice Chaplin/Cape Times Below Right: Members of the Royal Horse Artillery on manoeuvres in Egypt in 1936

Clarke may not have remembered every detail of the essay but, just as his guns started firing, he remembered one key fact. The Resurrection was located in Sansepolcro. I can only imagine the risk he then took by withholding his order to fire. He later said his commanding officer had come on the radio urging him to get on with it so he had to stall for time, peering at the town through binoculars and assuring his commander that he could see no German targets to go after. It was a brave action. Had Allied infantry been ambushed as they advanced on Sansepolcro, his court martial would have been brutal. But, for the love of art, he kept the guns silent. The Germans fled and the town was liberated the following day without any damage to the

500-year-old work of art. As I left his shop, I thought of Clarke. Nowadays such an act would be spread across newspapers and picked over by script-writers. But all that remains today is a Sansepolcro suburban street named in his honour, a few references in travelogues written long after the war and a suitcase of memories at the foot of Africa.

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