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ART DE SADE, 6 Vrede Street, Gardens. Tel: 021 462 4978:
P and I – Pen and Ink. Early seductive drawings by Marjorie Wallace and David Botha. Ends October 18.
BARNARD GALLERY, 55 Main Street, Newlands. Tel: 021 671 1666:
Fumbling Towards Ecstasy. Tracy Payne draws inspiration from diverse religious iconography, personal reference and popular culture to explore the dual nature of ourselves in an array of mixed media works. Ends October 17.
BRUNDYN + GONSALVES, 71 Loop Street, CBD. Tel: 021 424 5150:
paint + The exhibition required artists Sanell Aggenbach, Tom Cullberg, Gina Heyer, Matthew Hindley, Nomthunzi Mashalaba Sepideh Mehraban, Lauren Palte, Matty Roodt, Chad Rossouw, Zolani Siphungela and Chris van Eeden to produce works on canvas in addition to works which move beyond its frame. Ends Monday.
CAPE BAPTIST CHARITY HALL, 23 Kloof Street, Gardens. Tel: 082 344 2601:
Beauty of Minsters. A photographic exhibition by Laurence Savary. Tuesdays to Thursdays.
THE CAPE GALLERY, 60 Church Street, CBD. Tel: 021 423 5309:
Observations of life. A group exhibition by Penny Howson, Runette Louw, Ken McGillivray, Mimi Pienaar, Willie Steyn, Elona van Helsdingen, PC Janse van Rensburg and Izak Vollgraaff. Ends October 26.
CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE, Castle Street, Cape Town. Tel: 021 787 1260:
In the Granary: Fired. An exhibition of South African ceramics which received the Best New Museum Project 2012/13 award from the Western Cape government.
COMMUNE.1 , 64 Wale Street, CBD. Tel: 021 423 5600:
Entangled. Angela Briggs’s paintings invoke presence rather than depicting places or objects, to suggest elemental experiences. October 17 to November 21.
Fissure. A group exhibition featuring artists occupied with translating the boundless and chaotic natural world into corporeal art objects. October 17 to November 21.
David Krut Projects, Montebello Design Centre, 31 Newlands Avenue. Tel: 021 685 0676:
Recollection. Works on paper by Senzo Shabangu (who works primarily in the relief linocut method). Till end of next month.
D-Street Gallery, 112 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch. Tel: 021 883 2337:
Morality Monkeys. A group exhibition by Christiaan Diedericks, Clare Menck, Peter van Straten, Elizabeth Gunter, Shany van den Berg, Judy Woodborne, Matthew Brittan, Corlie de Kock, Aidon Westcott (curator) and others on a controversial matter. Saturday to November 24.
Everard Read, 3 Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront. Tel: 021 418 4527:
Peninsula. An exhibition of botanical sculptures by Nic Bladen. October 23 to November 4.
GOOD HOPE GALLERY, Castle of Good Hope, cnr Darling and Buitenkant streets. Tel: 021 480 7153:
Martyrs, Saints and Sellouts: the photo-graphs of Benny Good, Adil Bradlow and Zubeida Vallie. This exhibition asks us to consider bodies, places, systemic violence and injuries across the centuries and compels us to think about the present and the future of this country. Ends tomorrow.
IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY, 25 Queen Victoria Street, Company Gardens, Cape Town. Tel: 021 481 3800: Objects in the Tide. An exhibition showcasing Iziko National Gallery collections. Ends March 31.
Against the Grain. Cape sculptors Isaac Makeleni, Ishmael Thyssen, Shepherd Mbanya, Timothy Mafenuka and Thami Kiti are featured. These works question the marginalisation of the sculptors within the South African art world, and the low visibility of black African wood sculptors in the broader discourse of contemporary African art. Ends November 17.
JOHANS BORMAN FINE ART, 16 Kildare Road, Newlands. Tel: 021 683 6863:
Works by South African masters, including Francois Krige, Hugo Naudé, Cecil Skotnes, and George Pemba, and contemporary artists such as Walter Meyer, Jacobus Kloppers, Ben Coutouvidis and Philip Barlow.
LA MOTTE MUSEUM, R45 Main Road, Franschhoek Valley. Tel: 021 876 8850:
Works from the Cape Town triennials, contemporary South African art work that was first exhibited in the triennials exhibitions, and then acquired by the Rembrandt van Rijn Art Foundation.
SALON91 CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION, 91 Kloof Street, Gardens. Tel: 021 424 6930:
A Vacant Passage. Abstract art by Paul Senyol and Andrzej Urbanski which explores the artists’ history and the common happenings of the years when both artists’ families experienced World War I. Also features an augmented reality aspect, or interactive element. Ends Saturday.
Sasol Art Museum, 52 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch. Tel: 021 808 3695:
Form/Stilte. Mid-career retrospective exhibition of drawings and paintings by Vivian van der Merwe. Until October 26.
STEVENSON, Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 462 1500:
Pictures. Deborah Poynton’s show comprises 12 large-scale figurative and landscape painting, continuing her contemplation of the interplay between our perceptions of reality and the painted surface. Ends Saturday.
Just Paper and Glue. Peter Clarke is best known for his paintings and prints of the Cape communities. Clarke has, over the past three decades, also produced handcrafted concertina books, using paint, pencil and scraps found in the post. The abstract collages are playful and whimsical and rarely exhibited. Ends Saturday.
Kin. “A meditation on the ideals of home, both familial and humanistic. It explores the tenuous ties that both bind us to and repel us from others.” Pieter Hugo’s photographic exhibition. October 17 to November 23.
UCT IRMA STERN MUSEUM, Cecil Road, Rosebank. Tel: 021 685 5686:
An irreal realm. Painting as a means of reflecting on oneirism. Daydreaming is the theme of this exhibition of paintings in oil on various supports and ink on paper by Bridget Simons. Walkabout on Saturday, October 12 at 11am. Ends November 2.
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