Art Guide 29 June – 05 July 2012

Candice Breitz’s Extra exhibition
This poignant exhibition is accompanied by previous exhibitions, Ghost Series (1994), a series of photographs of tourist postcards altered with “Tippex”, as well as Factum (2010), a series of dual-channel installations questioning identity and self-formation.
So, whether you’re an ardent art lover, or you’re just looking to see life in South Africa through another’s eyes, this installation will not only spark debate, but enlighten.
Until 8 July
R10 – R20
Iziko South African National Gallery, Government Avenue, Company’s Garden, Cape Town, Tel: (021 481 3970

Wings of the Shechinah – The Sculptural Art of Herman Wald
This exhibition is a proud moment for Herman Wald’s son Louis who in collaboration with the SA Jewish Museum has created this mammoth exhibition.
On show are almost 60 sculptures, more than 40 sketches, writings and audio visual displays.
Until 15 July (Sunday – Thursday @ 10am – 5pm & Fridays @ 10am – 2pm
R25 – R40
SA Jewish Museum, 88 Hatfield Street, Gardens, Cape Town, Tel: (021) 465 1546

Grande exhibition
This will coincide with the Franschhoek Literary Festival
‘Altered Pieces’ is an exhibition of contemporary altarpieces inspired by the lyrics of Leonard Cohen
‘Transformed’ by Anton Smit.  an extensive group show with artworks by prominent South African contemporary artists such as Eugenie Marais, Christo Basson, Emma Willemse, Erica Prinsloo, MJ Lourens, JP Meyer, Elise Wessels, Gina Niederhumer, Hetty Zandman, Pieter Haasbroek, Johannes du Plessis, Hester Viles, Pienaar van Niekerk, André du Toit, Gavin Risi and Derick Smith, among others.
Botanical artworks by Barbara Pretorius and a photographic exhibition of indigenous succulents by Riaan Chambers will be shown in The Shop.
From 6 May
The Gallery, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek, Tel: (021) 876 8630

Sculptures by Ian Redelinghuys
Until 30 June
Tokara, Helshoogte Road, Stellenbosch, Tel: (021) 885 2550

Iqholo le Afrika (Her African Pride)
A Centenary Celebration of the Life and Work of Barbara Tyrrell.  This exhibition and re-evaluation of her work by curators Vusi Buthelezi and Yvonne Winters of the Campbell Collections at the University of KwaZulu – Natal, honours this veteran Durban-born artist and author. “Cape Town is her present home and at 100 she needs to be acknowledged while she is still with us,” stated curator, Vusi Buthelezi Through her vision and character, Tyrell is regarded as a heroine in certain rural Kwazulu-Natal communities.
Until 8 July
Iziko South African National Gallery, Tel: (021) 481 3800