Rose Korber’s 20th Art Salon
Among the renowned artists exhibiting on the Art Salon and who are regular participants at international biennales, art fairs and ‘blockbuster’ shows on five continents are William Kentridge, Marlene Dumas, Sam Nhlengethwa, Zwelethu Mthethwa and Claudette Schreuders.
Other notable names that have become increasingly well-known both locally and abroad
Until End of February
Rose Korber Art, 48 Sedgemoor Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town
On the Beat
A selection of fine photography, a selection of fine photography, in a combination of styles and genres. Included is Melanie Cleary’s Piano Girl, from a series entitled Home Schooling, which was launched at Photo LA art fair at the beginning of this year. Melanie Cleary, David Lurie, Erik Chevalier, Lindeka Qampi, Jurgen Schadeberg, Gary Van Wyk Ruvan Boshoff, Mikhael Subotzky, Geoffrey Grundlingh & Hugo Platt.
Until 25 February
Erdmann Contemporary & Photographers Gallery, 63 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 422 2762
Perceptions of Beauty by Dion Cupido
Our perceptions of celebrities are mostly influenced by the images and information that we are exposed to through the various media that we consume – willingly and unwillingly. Besides the limited information that it offers, there is also a decision aspect at work, meaning that we are exposed to someone else’s perception or decision of what we will like or appreciate” says Cupido.
13 – 27 February
Worldart Gallery, 54 Church Street, Tel: (021) 423 3075 / 082 901 5045
Presenting abstract paintings of two of our leading contemporary local artists, Gavin Risi and Frans Smit. The Gallery is proud to also showcase sculptures by Richard Forbes, Uwe Pfaff and Jacques Dhont in The Gallery and The Project Room.
‘The Cathedral’ features the rarely seen collage ‘Emit’ by Gavin Risi and offers visitors the opportunity to view his paintings in context to this monumental artwork. In addition, a large selection of artworks, by eminent South African artists, is on display in The Cathedral.
Until 7 March @ 10am – 6pm (Open Daily @ 10am – 6pm
The Gallery @ Grande Provence, Tel: (021) 876 8630
Go Big or Go Home – Artist Will Alves & Lisa T
“We’ve been painting and exhibiting together since our Jo’burg days back in 2000. You would have found us on a Sunday morning at the Rosebank Rooftop Market, hungover from painting all night, covered in paint, with still drying-extra-large-bright and funky pop-paintings, leaning against any available pillar, ready to shock every passer by with outlandish crazy art.
Sunset Beach Studio, Café Manhattan, 74 Waterkant Street, Green Point, Tel: (021) 421 6666
An exhibition of black and white photographs taken by controversial Italian anthropologist Lidio Cipriani (1892-1962).
Until 30 April 2012
Iziko Slave Lodge, Tel: (021) 481 3836