ART IN THE FOREST, Cecilia Forest, Constantia Nek (at the circle from Rhodes Drive). Tel: 021 794 0291:

Ground Xero. A mixed media exhibition that focuses on gardens, succulent planters, ceramics and botanical art. Until December 20.

THE AVA GALLERY, 35 Church Street, CBD. Tel: 021 424 7436:

A Well Worn Road. Timothy Zantsi’s series of paintings references the works of Gerard Sekoto and Peter Clarke as he looks at modes of transport as signifiers of power. Until January 11

generative v3.0. This sound installation by Restive draws attention to the physical component of sound. Until January 11.

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. Until January 17.

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. Until: January 19.

BRUNDEN & GONSALVES, 71 Loop Street, Cape Town. Tel: 021 424 5150:

Material/Representation straddles two themes: materiality and representation, in various mediums. Until January 23.

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

Works by Anton and Hanlie Bosch. Until tomorrow.

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

Tablescapes. The gallery rooms will feature an array of tables filled with quirky bowls, profound texts on cartoon-like plates, mad tea mugs, and Zen-like serving dishes by ceramicist Clementina van der Walt.

From tomorrow until January 19.

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, Erik Laubscher, Walter Battiss, Cecil Skotnes, Pranas Domsaitis, Ephraim Ngatane and Sydney Kumalo, as well as new works by contemporary artists Walter Meyer, Hennie Niemann Jnr, Jacobus Kloppers, Daan Vermeulen and Ben Coutouvidis.

THE LOVELL GALLERY, 139 Albert Road, Woodstock, Tel: 021 820 5505:

Spectacular But Empty. With his paintings, prints, sculptures and installation work, Neil Wright explores the dysfunctional paradigm which characterises modern society. Until December 22.

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

Qunci Inspired. An exhibition of ceramics by Hennie Meyer and photographs by Tabu Stegmann. Until December 20.

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. Until January 26.

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

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

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

Fiction as Fiction (or A Ninth Johannesburg Biennale). The third exhibition in the year-long Trade Routes Project. Featuring work by Yto Barrada, Yael Bartana, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Peter Clarke, Ângela Ferreira, Yang Fudong, Nicholas Hlobo, Robin Rhode, Penny Siopis, Frohawk Two Feathers, Kemang Wa Lehulere, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye. Until January 12.

WHATIFTHEWORLD/gallery, cnr 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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