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STANISLAW TRZEBINSKI

Gauteng art enthusiasts are in for a treat this July as Stanislaw Trzebinski, a talented 25-year-old sculptor, showcases his mesmerizing solo exhibition, “Ortus”, at the Melrose Gallery in Johannesburg. Part of his ongoing coral series, “Ortus”, features never before seen bronze sculptures in the 41-piece strong showing, along with never before seen two-dimensional works on brass, copper and paper. The …

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BASA AWARDS

The 20th Annual BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard & Business Day, are accepting entries from business and arts partnerships that were activated between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2016. The date for the entries to be in is the 30th June 2017 . The award categories are intended to showcase the diverse ways that business partners with arts projects, …

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TURBINE ART FAIR

Turbine Art Fair celebrates 5 years of contemporary South African art. The fifth edition of the Turbine Art Fair (TAF), brought to you by the forum company, will take place at the iconic Turbine Hall, Johannesburg from the 14th to 16th July 2017 with a First Access experience on the evening of 13th July. TAF has firmly established itself as …

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ONE COLOUR AT A TIME

Fine art screenprinting continues to flourish in South Africa! This is evident in the selection of young and emerging artists, producing exciting work in this medium, who will be showcased in WAM’s forthcoming exhibition One Colour at a Time: Contemporary Screenprints. In an initiative to showcase recent contemporary work being made in South Africa, WAM invited three printing studios located …

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SASOL NEW SIGNATURES

There are just over two weeks to go until the entries close for the Sasol New Signatures art competition, which is aimed at South African artists above the age of 18. The prestigious contest is the longest running competition of its kind in South Africa and a platform to unearth and showcase local artists to the art-loving public. Launched in …

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LOUISE ALMON AT CANDICE BERMAN GALLERY

“I have developed the technique of my multi layered monotypes over many years”, says Louise Almon, “it is a technique of applying oil based ink onto a large surface of glass and lifting off the colour, layer by layer and allowing the colour to dry between each lift off. Once I have a number of layers of colour, I roll …

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PIERNEEF IN PARADISE

Painted by JH Pierneef in 1955, the spectacular A View Across Fisherman’s Cove, Seychelles will be offered at estimates of R2,500,000 – R3,000,000 at Aspire Art Auctions’ Inaugural Cape Auction on 27 March 2017 at the Avenue in the V&A Waterfront. Accompanying this rare painting are two black and white photographs, one of the original owner with the artist celebrating …

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OUPA LESIBA SIBEKO: BUTOH DANCE

The Art Room is proud to host a stunning collection of photographic works of Johannesburg-based performance artist Oupa Lesiba Sibeko. The exhibition will open at 6pm on Wednesday 15 March. A live performance by Sibkeo will commence at 7pm. The photographic series consists of 14 black & white photographs, signed by the artist and limited to an edition of 10. …

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MODERNIST POP-UP SHOP

We would love to invite you to join us for an exclusive one day only pop-up shop where a unique collection of affordable Modernist Limited Edition prints will be on sale. The prints available were created for the Graphic Club started in the late 60’s by Fred Schimmel. The club was to become one of the most important art collectives …

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MOSES TLADI

Wits Art Museum (WAM) is excited to host the seminal exhibition, Moses Tladi (1903-1959) in celebration of Moses Tladi. Previously shown at Iziko South African National Gallery (SANG), Johannesburg viewers will now have the opportunity to explore the life and work of one of South Africa’s great, but largely unknown landscape painters. Many of the works on the exhibition come …