Cape Town Art Guide – 19 Oct to 26 Oct

Cape Town Art Guide – 19 Oct to 26 Oct

WORLDART: Tr!pt3ch by Claude Chandler

Worldart presents a solo exhibition by Claude Chandler, entitled Tr!pt3ch. Following his recent residency in Europe, Chandler returns to South Africa for his latest solo exhibition, which presents a series of two large scale acrylic on canvas triptychs – ‘Binary Saints’ and ‘CTRL ALT DEL’. The titles refer to his interest in the digital world and its effect on human philosophy and psychology.

5 to 26 October

Worldart Gallery, 54 Church St, CBD, Cape Town

021 423 3075

State of the ART presents ‘Pathways’

StateoftheART Gallery presents Pathways, Tanya Sternberg’s solo exhibition of work inspired by the constantly changing landscapes of the Okavango Delta. In this body of work, Sternberg explores the myriad pathways presented to us in life – how we flow through time and space, changing course over and over again. The works are vibrant and spontaneous, capturing the wildness and beauty of the Delta.

19 October to 11 November

StateoftheART Gallery, 50 Buitenkant St, cnr Roeland & Buitenkant, CBD, Cape Town

072 470 9272

“The Number” @ Southern Guild

Southern Guild presents artworks from The Number, a project by internationally acclaimed tattoo artist Manuela Gray that documents the history, personal journeys, codes and body markings of South Africa’s the Number prison gangs. The project comprises of a film, prints, a book and a series of hand-stitched photographs. Gray was drawn to the marks of SA’s Number gangs by their raw power.

13 to 31 October, Mon to Fri 9am to 6PM/Sat 10am to 2PM

Southern Guild Gallery, Shop 5B, Silo 5, South Arm Rd, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

021 461 2097

‘Walking Man’ at Grande Provence Gallery

The Gallery at Grande Provence Wine Estate presents Walking Man, a solo exhibition of sculptures by one of South Africa’s leading sculptors, Anton Smit. Smit is widely revered for his overwhelming heads and monumental sculptures, evoking themes of suffering, reconciliation, glory and sublimation. His works have been showcased in public and private collections countrywide and internationally.

8 October to 25 November

Grande Provence Wine Estate, Main Rd, Franschhoek

021 876 8630

Tony Gum at Christopher Moller Gallery

The Christopher Moller Gallery presents Vogue International’s ‘Coolest Girl in Cape Town’ and “artist in learning” Tony Gum’s first solo exhibition, Ode to She. The body of work explores, encapsulates and celebrates the essence of what it means to be human, woman, and an African Xhosa Woman. Gum is renowned for her playful and candid approach to life and to her art.  Here she gleefully explores what it is to be a proud traditional Xhosa female in a modern Western world.

29 September to 3 November, Tuesday to Saturday

Christopher Moller Gallery, 7 Kloof Nek Rd, Gardens, Cape Town

021 422 1599