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Two fresh solo exhibitions opening on the 1st of April

Nel Gallery presents two solo exhibitions by artists Cheryl Traub-Adler and Turiya Magadlela, which opens on Thursday 1 April 2021.

Cheryl Traub-Adler

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Cheryl Traub-Adler, What remains of the flowers. 2021. Mixed media on canvas. 46x61cm

On the ground floor gallery Cheryl Traub-Adler’s exhibition of recent painting, Elementals & Incidentals, which opens from 5pm and at 7pm the Opera Bass singer Reuben Mbonambi will sing an aria from The Magic Flute. His voice should ring from Church Street.  Nel welcomes you to come into the gallery and hear him sing about the changing world’s initiation.

Turiya Magadlela

In the first floor gallery Nel will be showing new work by Turiya Magadlela.

She says of this specific body of work:

I have made these sweet neon pink works for you as well as a neon pink tapestry because life is such a mess for all of us and I want to make it nice, to make things nice in Xhosa it is to Mandisa but nobody uses that word anymore. It’s also my cousins first name, who is basically my role model. Mandisa, my cousin, was born after my grandfather died. And was called that to make the household happy after the hero (father) died. All my life I looked up to her because as a little girl she seemed more protected than me. But it’s a paradox of hiding behind the bad for the good….  (Lead photo: from Mandisa, 2021)

Luan Nel and his beautiful and talented team welcome you to come experience these extraordinary exhibitions

WHERE: Nel,  117 Long Street, Cape Town 8001
WHEN: opens on 1 April 2021
INFO: T +27 (0)83 324 6512 | E | Visit | | @nel.on.long
PHOTO: Turiya Magadlela,  from Mandisa, 2021,

Nel follow COVID 19 Protocols.
Please wear a mask, sanitize upon entry and follow generous social distancing throughout the evening. Our safety is in our own hands.

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