Iain ‘Ewok’ Robinson.
THANKS to the generous support of First National Bank, the Hilton Arts Festival will be hosting an exciting and unusual “art to auction” project.
Festivalgoers will be able to watch art being created and auctioned before their very eyes at the FNB Art Block. Iain “Ewok” Robinson will be transforming one entire side of a building on the Hilton College campus on September 13 and September 14. Continue reading
Anton van Wouw’s ‘The Skapu Player’.
Two of South Africa’s proudest artistic exports – JH Pierneef and Anton van Wouw – will come under the spotlight at this year’s Hilton Arts Festival, which takes place on the Hilton College campus from September 13 and 15, when Absa features a sample of some of their leading work from its corporate collection. Continue reading
The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), the Embassy of France in South Africa and the French Institute of SA are hosting The Art of Comics, a new exhibition that showcases the fascinating worlds of South African comics and French bandes dessinées, the famous French comic style.
The Art of Comics, which runs from September 19 to November 17 at the JAG, will offer visitors a rich variety of contemporary South African comics and graphic novels that explore themes related to history, folklore, science fiction, autobiography and new developments in the field, such as augmented reality comics. Continue reading
FRESH from a successful exhibition at the Greendale Centre, members of the Howick Arts Society (HARTS), will be showing their work at the new St John’s Village Lifestyle Centre on the Karkloof Road in Howick in November and December.
The exhibition will be open from 9 am to 4.30 pm weekdays and from 9 am to 12.30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Continue reading
WITH the end of the year fast approaching, Marcus and Margaret Kruger, of the Arusha Designs Art Gallery in Hilton, are keen to reflect on a good year for both artists and patrons.
Their latest exhibition, ‘Joyful Gratitude’, runs from Saturday, November 4 to Sunday, January 7. Continue reading
PIETERMARITZBURG artist, Raja Oshi, is exhibition her colourful works in “Hues and Shade” at artSPACE durban until October 12. Continue reading
Carl Roberts’ sculpture “Wild Plum Tree”.
THE work of three Durban artists — Xavier Clarisse, Carl Roberts and Sthenjwa Luthuli — will be showcased at the prestigious Joburg Art Fair, from Tuesday, September 5 to Thursday, September 7, writes ESTELLE SINKINS.
Curated by Carol Brown, the exhibition, titled “City Lights… and shadows”, is being hosted by auction house, Stephan Welz, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Continue reading
One of the many beautiful ceramics produced by Rorke’s Drift Ceramics. Photo: Supplied
PROFESSOR Ian Calder will present an illustrated talk and walkabout on Rorke’s Drift Ceramics in the lecture hall at the Tatham Art Gallery in Chief Albert Luthuli Street, Pietermaritzburg, at 2.30 pm on Friday, September 1. Continue reading
THE Park Contemporary Gallery at the KZNSA Gallery in Durban will provide a new setting for the province’s foremost contemporary art.
Opening in mid-August the space will offer art-lovers the chance to buy affordable, bespoke original art and collectables. Continue reading
THE beautiful hand-crafted ceramic pottery of Jabu Nala, Bongi Nala-Mahlaba, Witty Nyide, Busisiwe Ntuli and Phumzile Mahlaba will be on show at the African Art Centre in Durban this month.
‘A Women’s Touch’ provides an insight into what was once part and parcel of a Zulu woman’s livelihood. Continue reading