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AN EXHIBITION featuring the work of 52 UCT art graduates is on at the Michaelis School of Fine Art.

The annual Graduate Exhibition at UCT’s Hiddingh Campus opened last Wednesday and runs until December 19.

According to the Michaelis website, the graduation event is expected to draw a crowd of more than 500 people to the Hiddingh Campus.

The exhibition is on view in more than 30 spaces on the city centre campus.

It features the final-year work of students completing their Bachelor in Fine Arts degrees, as well as post graduate diplomas in fine art.

“This show is a culmination of a four-year bachelor degree or postgraduate diploma and is for the students the point of departure into a promising future,” the Michaelis website states.

“For art-lovers it has become tradition to attend the Michaelis Graduation Show opening to see the newest crop of talented and ambitious young artists – and to snap up some of their work at bargain prices,” it says.

Artworks on display include a broad selection of paintings, sculpture, new media, print and photographic works.

l The exhibition will be open this week from tomorrow to Saturday from 11am to 4pm.

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