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Jodi Bieber: Between Darkness and Light

Acclaimed South African photographer, Jodi Bieber's striking and thought-provoking mid-career retrospective Between darkness and Light is currently on show at Oliewenhuis Art Museum.  You can read my Volksblad review: Jodi Bieber is een van Suid-Afrika se mees bekroonde fotograwe – sy het onder meer in 2010 die 54ste Wêreldpersfoto van die Jaar-toekenning ontvang. In haar… Continue reading Jodi Bieber: Between Darkness and Light

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A review and interview with Masters student – Mandi-Anne Bezuidenhout

Well done Mandi Bezuidenhout on a considered and thought-provoking master’s exhibition! We are proud of you! My review of Mandi's exhibition appeared in today's Volksblad:   While preparing for this exhibition, I did a quick interview with Mandi asking her some questions regarding her experiences working towards her degree: I asked Mandi if there is… Continue reading A review and interview with Masters student – Mandi-Anne Bezuidenhout

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The Art Source Professional Practice seminar in Jozi

This past weekend I was very fortunate to attend the Art Source South Africa Professional Practice & the Business of the Visual Arts Seminar hosted by Lizamore and Associates in Johannesburg.   This was my first visit to Teresa Lizamore’s gallery situated in Parkwood, Johannesburg, and what a treat! The space is open and inviting;… Continue reading The Art Source Professional Practice seminar in Jozi

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Vincent van Gogh – Artist of the week

"I know for sure that I have an instinct for color, and that it will come to me more and more, that painting is in the very marrow of my bones." - Vincent van Gogh   Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was the second of six children. His father, Theodurus… Continue reading Vincent van Gogh – Artist of the week

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Mohau Modisakeng by die Stegmann kunsgalery

Hier is my resensie in vandag se Volksblad 🙂   (Volksblad 29 Maart 2017)   Nog 'n paar installasie skote deur die altyd amazing Kezia Gerber, tydens die opening van die uitstalling Lefa la ntate, deur die Standard Bank Young Artist van 2016, Mohau Modisakeng:    

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‘n Resensie en onderhoud met Lana Combrink

Baie geluk Lana met ‘n uitstekende Meestersgraad uitstalling! Ons is baie trots op jou!   Hierso is die resensie wat ek geskryf het oor Lana se uitstalling, getiteld Beliggaamde verbeelding:     Ek het ook vir Lana ‘n klompie vrae gevra rakende haar ervarings met ‘n Meestersgraad in Beeldende kunste voltooi: Corneli: Hoe het jy… Continue reading ‘n Resensie en onderhoud met Lana Combrink

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Artist of the week – Juan Gris

"I try to make concrete that which is abstract." - Gris Juan Gris (March 23, 1887 – May 11, 1927) was a Spanish painter and sculptor. He was born in Madrid, but spent most of his life living and working in France. He was christened José Victoriano (Carmelo Carlos) González-Pérez and in 1905, while studying painting… Continue reading Artist of the week – Juan Gris