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‘Review’ looks at the cultural shifts that have altered the city. The exhibition focuses on the correlation between past and present in regard to the experience of being in the city. District Six scenes by Wessel Marais, Kenneth Baker and Gregoire Boonzaier exhibit a nostalgic feel for streets filled with donkey carts, fruit vendors and residents going about their

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Madness, irrationality and the absurd mark Ballen’s series of photographs, writes Danny Shorkend in his review of Roger Ballen's exhibition The House Project at Gallery MOMO. This exhibition focuses on the house as a metaphor for the mind, looking at both the conscious and logical as well as and in particular the sub-conscious terrain. It is the former, insofar as

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Dynamic, large oil paintings in linen and smaller experimental, mixed media works on paper constitute a strong group of works by artist Zander Blom, writes Danny Shorkend. There is an impressive sense of playful shapes at once separate from one another and yet forming a gestalt whole. There are large stretches of pure colour and yet there is often the complex flowing

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Bonham's London names Ablade Glover as one of the founding fathers of modern African art. Indivisible showcases some of Ablade Glover’s colourful paintings in which people conglomerate in numbers, at the marketplace, civil protests, during mass prayers and carnival festivities. These are impressive urban topographies, so bustling and captivating sceneries that

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The Shape of Content at The Cape Gallery delves into the discourse of art in relation to content and conformity. Participating artists: Claire Denarie Soffietti, Kitty Dörje, Ian Hertslet, Adolfo McQue, Harvey Rothschild, Mandla Vanyaza In a book titled ‘The Shape of Content’, published in 1963, Ben Shahn spoke eloquently of the importance of content in

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The renowned South African artist, Wayne Barker, has turned to silkscreening for his latest exhibition, The World that Changed the Image, but his trademark touches remain, writes Mary Corrigall. One night, two exhibitions Since a memorable experience at a New York-based silkscreen company, where he observed professional art makers who reproduce the likes of

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  Tessa Frootko Gordon, a Boston based, South African- born photographer, will be exhibiting images made over an extended period of time of the West Indian Island of Grenada, at the Irma Stern Museum. Most islands in the Caribbean are now sustained by tourism, the impact of which has been a redefinition of island national character. Grenada has maintained its

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Artist Meleko Mokgosi explores the ruse of democracy and the agency of individuals within it, writes Kwanele Sosibo. Meleko Mokgosi’s solo exhibition Comrades is so powerful that in a matter of a few panels of paintings and ancillary text, it brings into sharp focus all the violence of capture and the muted horror of the past 22 years of “flag

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‘Candy Man’ is the title of the Derek Drake exhibition opening at The Cape Gallery on Sunday 31 January. 'Candy Man’ embodies Derek Drake‘s lifelong quest for a more equitable society; accepting of cultural diversity, humane and peaceful. Figures contained within the matrix of his large canvasses are, in a sense, cyphers. Much as in Mondrian’s ‘Broadway

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"Please join us for a glass of wine on Thursday the 28th of January at 6:30pm for the opening of  Night + Day by Aldo Balding", reads the invite from Christopher Moller Gallery. This will be the artist’s third annual solo exhibition in South Africa, proudly hosted by the Christopher Moller Gallery. Aldo Balding was born and raised in the United Kingdom and

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