Gallery Guide - January 17, 2013

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A Word of Art, 66 Albert Road, Woodstock Exchange. Tel: 083 300 9970:

Postcards from Molotia. This exhibition from the Black Heart gang (Ree Treweek and Markus Wormstorm) explores the unsteady relationship between Imperialism and Tribalism. This collection of prints and sculptures documents the imaginary people from the war-torn jungles of the Molotian Bog. Ends today.

blank projects, 113-115 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Tel: 072 198 9221:

When Form Becomes Attitude. A group exhibition of a new generation of South African artists exploring formalism in their work. Ends Saturday.

Burr & Muir Antiques, corner Church and Loop streets, Cbd, Tel: 021 422 1319.

Postcard Art. An exhibition of postcard-sized art (10cmx15cm) by some well known artists: Peter Clarke, Simon Jones, Eris Silke, Gail Catlin, Wendy Anziska, Hardy Botha, and others. Ends February 28.

BRUNDEN & GONSALVES, 71 Loop Street, Cbd, Tel: 021 424 5150:

Material/Representation straddles two themes: materiality and representation, in various mediums. Ends Wednesday.

THE CAPE GALLERY, 60 Church Street, CBD, Tel: 021 423 5309:

Works by Mandy McKay, Veronica Reid and Helen van Stolk. Ends February 9.

Commune.1, 64 Wale Street, CBD, Tel: 021 423 5600:

Rational Animal. Multimedia installation work from Common Sense (Stan Wannet and Leila Anderson) which also features an electro-mechanical installation of a pair of taxidermic baboons gambling. Ends Tuesday.

DISTRICT 6 HOMECOMING CENTRE, 15 Buitenkant Street, CBD, Tel: 021 480 7153

Spring Queen: the staging on the Glittering Proletariat. The Centre for Curating the Archive will launch an exhibition featuring the annual Spring Queen Competition. Saturday to February 26.

UCT IRMA STERN MUSEUM, Cecil Road, Rosebank, Tel: 021 685 5686:

Tablescapes. The gallery rooms will feature tables filled with quirky bowls, profound texts on cartoon-like plates, mad tea mug, and Zen-like serving dishes by ceramicist Clementina van der Walt. From tomorrow until Saturday.

HOUT STREET GALLERY, 270 Main Street, Paarl, Tel: 021 872 5030:

Thirty-seventh Summer Salon: various artists featuring paintings, sculptures, ceramics, Carrol Boyes functional art and works depicting leopards. These will be on view for auction through the Paardeberg Sustainability Initiative, to raise funds for the Cape Leopard Trust Boland Project on the Paardeberg, near Paarl. From tomorrow until January 31.

JOHANS BORMAN FINE ART, 16 Kildare Road, Newlands. Tel: 021 683 6863:

A selection of works by Irma Stern, Maggie Laubser, Erik Laubscher, Walter Battiss, Cecil Skotnes, Pranas Domsaitis, Ephraim Ngatane and Sydney Kumalo and new works by contemporary artists Walter Meyer, Jacobus Kloppers, Daan Vermeulen and Ben Coutouvidis.

ROSE KORBER ART, 48 Sedgemoor Road, Camps Bay, Tel: 021 438 9152.

Summer Show. Looks back at some of the work exhibited at the gallery over the past 20 years, including works by William Kentridge and photographers Dale Yudelman and Jurgen Schadeberg. Ends February 28

RUST-EN VREDE GALLERY AND CLAY MUSEUM, 10 Wellington Road, Durbanville, Tel: 021 976 4691:

The process of translation. Salon A & B contains abstract art by Orion Enabling Arts Centre Artists and Salon C contains art by guests artists from Camphill Village and Cheshire Home. Ends January 24.

RYNO SWART ART GALLERY, 136 St George’s Street in Simon’s Town Tel: 021 786 3975:

New work by figurative artist, Ryno Swart. Ends February 28.

SALON91 CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION, 91 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town, Tel: 082 679 3906:

I‘d Rather Be Swimming. In association with the I Am Water ocean conservation trust, featuring some Salon91 favourites as well as some new local talent. Ends January 26.

SANLAM HALL, Kirstenbosch Gardens, RHODES DRIVE, NEWLANDS.

The South African Society of Artists hosts their 2013 Merit Exhibition, a showcase for members who achieved high scores in last year’s annual exhibition selection. CALL Liz Pearson at 021 671 8941 for info about the opening event. from Friday January 25 to February 3.

THE SOUTH AFRICAN PRINT GALLERY, 109 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Tel: 021 462 6851:

Cape Beauty. Handmade woodblock prints by Joshua Miles who has broadened his work beyond Cape Town to include pastoral scenes from the Overberg and Karoo. Ends January.

STEVENSON, Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Tel: 021 462 1500:

Black Cargo. Burundian artist now living in Joburg, Serge Alain Nitegeka’s first solo exhibition (featuring sculpture, painting and installation) occupies the main gallery. Until February 23.

The Loom of the Land. Exhibition of South African landscapes curated by Anton Kannemeyer. From January 24 to March 1.

WHATIFTHEWORLD/gallery, corner of 1 Argyle Street and Albert Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 802 3111:

Positive Tension. Diverse works by various artists. Until January 26.

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