Cape Town Gallery Guide - April 1, 2014Comment on this story
AVONDALE WINE ESTATE TASTING GALLERY, Lustigan Road, Klein Drakenstein, Paarl. Tel: 021 863 1976: Crossing Over: A Journey of Past and Present. By Scats Esterhuyse, a self-taught artist whose work has been described as being “between the photorealism of John Meyer and the broader impressionism of Walter Meyer”.
BARNARD GALLERY, 55 Main Street, Newlands. Tel: 021 671 1553
Yonder. Photographs by Lien Botha. Until May 1.
THE CAPE GALLERY, 60 Church Street, CBD. Tel: 021 423 5309:
Recite. Solo exhibition of recent paintings by Kitty Dörje. Until April 26.
Commune.1, 64 Wale Street, CBD. Tel: 021 423 5600:
Sediment. Roger Palmer’s black-and-white photographs shot in South Africa and Namibia engage with problems of representation through a focus on landscapes and spaces of travel, passage and settlement.
Not Written in Stone. Paintings by Lorienne Lotz merge proverbial sayings, the media and political events into a stream of consciousness transforming them on to abstract and formal marks on her large canvases. Until April 16.
David Krut Projects, Montebello Design Centre, Newlands Avenue, Newlands. Tel: 021 685 0676:
On View. F Diane Victor exhibits her first solo show of prints in Cape Town since 2008. These black-and-white prints, which showcase her grotesque and characteristic iconography, display a preoccupation with sins such as greed, lust, envy and excess. April 12 to June 29
Ebony Gallery, 67 Loop Street, Cape Town. Tel: 021 424 9985:
Rapid Eye Movement. Richard Smith’s solo exhibition of multipanelled composites on paper. Until tomorrow.
GOODMAN GALLERY, 3rd Floor, Fairweather House, 176 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 462 7573:
Surfacing. A group exhibition by Candice Breitz, Kudzani Chiurai, Mounir Fatmi, Kendell Geers, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Alfredo Jaar, William Kentridge, Liza Lou, Mikhael Subotzky and Johan Thom which allows for an exploration of the transient space between destruction and (re)construction. Until April 19.
Iziko South African National Gallery, Government Avenue, Company’s Garden, CBD. Tel: 021 467 4660.
A Nomad’s Harvest. A retrospective of photographs by George Hallet. The works on show cover a career spanning more than 50 years, and are augmented by a comprehensive display of biographical information as well as book and record covers. Until July 9.
The Forge, 12 Windsor Road, Kalk Bay. Tel: 021 788 5994:
This Personal and this Particular. A site- specific retrospective installation of porcelain and other ceramic works by Katherine Glenday. Until April 12.
LOVELL GALLERY, 139 Albert Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 449 5918:
What’s Going On? A two-part group exhibition that visually invokes societal consciousness. Until April 4.
The Photographers Gallery za and ErdmannContemporary, 63 Shortmarket Street, CBD. Tel: 021 422 2762:
I Want to Swim a Thousand Miles. Manfred Zylla’s two non-exhibited series produced in 1993 and 2000 are combined with new works from the past two years to comment on human-made disasters including various oil spills off the coast of Norway and Alaska. Until April 25.
Rust-En-Vrede Gallery, 10 Wellington Street, Durbanville. Tel: 021 976 4691:
Still life with... Large and small scale charcoal and mixed media works on paper by Candice Dawn B.
One Summer. A celebration of unwanted corrugated iron and the result of one summer’s work by Mark Hiltout.
April 1 to May 8.
Salon91 Contemporary Art Collection, 91 Kloof Street, Gardens, Tel: 021 424 6930:
Ceremony. An exhibition of oil paintings by Mia Chaplin which documents the ceremony by which isolated images find connection and higher meaning created through their association. Until April 26.
Slee Gallery, 101 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch. Tel: 021 887 3385:
Mobiles. David Ross has designed a series of suspended sculptural mobiles, balanced using brass rods and aluminium and brass shapes.
Monuments. Monochromatic photographs by David Ross of South African monuments. Until April 10.
StateoftheART, 61 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town. Tel: 072 470 9272:
Soul Awakening. Michaela Rinaldi’s work spans a two-year period of pivotal growth.
Thursday to April 19.
Stevenson Gallery, Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 462 1500:
Such, Such Were the Joys. In his solo exhibition, Anton Kannemeyer continues to explore the idea of the rainbow nation. Included are pictures from a forthcoming anthology, Mamma in Afrika, as well as a selection from The Erotic Drawings of Anton Kannemeyer.
Sightings of the Sacred: Cattle in India, Uganda and Madagascar. Photographs by Daniel Naudé focusing on societies which consider cows to be sacred, rather than simply productive sources of meat, milk and skins. April 10 to May 24.
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