Category Archives: Exhibitions

Some exhibitions which I have visited, in the area.

Exhibitions : Claude Jamnet, Roger Ballen, Joburg Artfair

Below are listed exhibitions I visited earlier in the year, since May 2014. Claude Jamnet (French artist who lived many years in SA, Japan and Kenia. She now lives and works in Italy) Claude Jamnet’s exhibition was about her going back … Continue reading

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Exhibition : Beezy Baily

I went to Beezy’s exhibition at Everard Read last weekend. In the work exhibited, he combines conventional landscape with abstract painting, while also exploring silkscreen on an oil painted surface. He uses images of Leonardo’s St Anne as a sorrowful … Continue reading

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Kerri Evans exhibition

Kerri Evans comments on her work, ‘The painting process is all important to me. I do not plan my work, it begins without the conditioning of idea or even conception. It is through the action of painting that the compositions … Continue reading

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Contemplating the future of landscape painting

Bruce Backhouse’s current exhibition at Everard Read is titled “Karoo Preserved.” He writes that the SA landscape has been over exploited to a point where it is no longer visually challenging to either post modern artist or – viewer. In trying … Continue reading

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National Portrait Award (SA) – 12 Nov 2013

On Tuesday, I went to see our country’s first National Portrait Award exhibition. It was good to see that Susan du Toit (SA born 2013 BP Portrait Award Winner) was one of the three judges to help select the 40 … Continue reading

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Simon Stone Exhibition – Aug 2013

Simon Stone uses a very wide range of painting styles, from abstract expressionism to surrealism, to realism. His brushstrokes of apt tone and colour are particularly prominent and beautiful in his still life’s.   He also uses symbolic collage by … Continue reading

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