No 6. January 1998 CONTEMPORARY ART IN SOUTH AFRICA

Peet Pienaar
1994 - 97
Mixed media and colour hairspray
61 x 110cm

One of the works on 'Cyst' at
the Sandton Civic Gallery

 

 

Isolde Krams
Cultured Fish
Rubber latex, pigment and glass
47 x 58 x 30 cm

On show at the Mark Coetzee
Fine Art Cabinet in Cape Town

 

Sanjeev Sinha
Untitled (detail)
Watercolour on handmade paper

AVA Gallery, Cape Town

 

Bridget Baker
South African National Gallery
First International Exhibition 1997

(detail)
Colour photograph and embroidery

'Graft' at the South African National
Gallery in Cape Town

 

Listings

Note: Johannesburg Biennale listings will be found under special section

JOHANNESBURG

'Cyst:Works in Paint' at the Sandton Civic Gallery
Mimmo Paladino at the Goodman Gallery
'Lands and Lives: Pioneer Black Artists' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery

CAPE TOWN

Isolde Krams at the Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet
'Passages from India' at the AVA
'Photosynthesis' at the South African National Gallery
Joy Gregory at the Natale Labia Museum
Peet Pienaar and Alex Braun at the Funktion
William Kentridge at Joao Ferreira Fine Art
Conrad Botes at the Mau Mau
'Bliss' at the Area
'Thirty Minutes' in the Visitors Block, Robben Island

DURBAN

Lien Botha at the Durban Art Gallery

Biennale

JOHANNESBURG

'Alternating Currents' at the Electric Workshop
'Hong Kong Etc" at the Rembrandt Market Gallery
'Transversions' at the MuseumAfrica
'Important and Exportant' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery

CAPE TOWN

'Graft' at the South African National Gallery
'Life's Little Necessities' at the Cape Town Castle
Controversy over botched up closing date

News

Culture police hand out awards in Cape Town

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