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CONTEMPORARY ART IN SOUTH AFRICA

Monthly issue No 23. July 1999
Updated weekly on Tuesdays



A postcard from i-Jusi/Orange Juice Design
from the show at Picto-Ifas
Designer: Brode Vosloo



Veronique Malherbe
All This Useless Beauty
On 'Bloedlyn' at the AVA



Installation view of 'Emergence'
At the Grahamstown festival



Studio shot of a "Bom Boy" by Jane Alexander
On show at the Irma Stern Museum. See Artbio



Berni Searle exhibits on 'Bloedlyn' at the AVA



Cai Guo-Qiang won the Venice Biennale
International Award. See News



Penny Siopis exhibits on 'Truth Veils'



Ring by Beulah Grobbelaar, on 'Low Lustre - High Art'
at the Grahamstown festival



William Kentridge's opera Il Ritorno d'Ulisse
has its South African premiere at the festival


This week's updates: 'Daily Life in a Suitcase' opens at the Civic; i-Jusi design opens at Picto-Ifas; Lionel Abrams at the Lipschitz


Listings

GRAHAMSTOWN

Standard Bank National Arts Festival

6.7.99 'Emergence' at the Albany Museum
6.7.99 William Kentridge at the Monument
Gerard Sekoto at the Observatory Museum
'Treasures' at the Monument Gallery
Artists in residence
'Low Lustre - High Art' at the Ntsikana Gallery
6.7.99 Sue Williamson at the Dakawa Art Centre - Annette Loubser
Anton Brink at Fort Selwyn
Tony Swift at the Carinus Art Centre
6.7.99 The coffin maker of Ghana

NIEU BETHESDA

Pinhole photographs at the Ibis Art Centre

CAPE TOWN

13.7.99 Jane Alexander at the Irma Stern
13.7.99 'Bloedlyn' at the AVA
Mark Coetzee in Worcester
13.7.99 'Lines of Sight - Perspectives on SA Photography' at the National Gallery
13.7.99 'From Pisces into Aquarius' at Idasa
13.7.99 'About Time' at the 3rd I Gallery
27.7.99 i-Jusi design at Picto-Ifas
27.7.99Lionel Abrams at the Lipschitz

JOHANNESBURG

'Truth Veils' - Review by Brenda Atkinson
'Truth Veils' - Critique by Derek Hook
13.7.99 Fiona Couldridge at the Johannesburg Civic - Kathryn Smith
Kempton Park/Tembisa Fine Arts Award Winners - Kathryn Smith
20.7.99 'The Paper Show' at the Goodman - Kathryn Smith
20.7.99 'The Aftermath' at the Linder Auditorium - Kathryn Smith
20.7.99 Permanent collection at the Sandton Civic
27.7.99 'Daily Life in a Suitcase' at the Johannesburg Civic

PRETORIA

13.7.99 B(l)ack by Popular Demand at the Open Window - Kathryn Smith
20.7.99 Absa Atelier at the African Window - Kathryn Smith

DURBAN

Masha du Toit at Red Eye
13.7.99 Kevin Brand and Brett Murray at the NSA

INTERNATIONAL

'[Rewind] Fast Forward.ZA' in Holland
'Claiming Art/Reclaiming Space' at the Smithsonian
'Images of Democracy' in Uppsala

News

Venice Biennale: Special report - Emma Bedford
Prizewinners
ArtThrob linked to Biennale
Postcards for New York: Update
New director for Cape Town's CAP
13.7.99 Photography conference in Cape Town
20.7.99 Art Educators newsletter out

Questionnaire - How's ArtThrob doing?

artbio

Jane Alexander

project

'Insert' by Delapse

exchange

UCT students seek help
Studio space in Cape Town
Digital art competition
World's largest canvas - curators wanted
Cape Town Month of Photography update
6.7.99 Durban lecture on Australian art
13.7.99 'Postcards from South Africa' - Call for submssions
20.7.99 New Signatures entries closing soon

Websites

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Unless otherwise noted, all editorial comment in this column is by the editor, Sue Williamson.

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