The first day of February…my oh my time flies! I think it’s a good day to tell you about what is happening in the studio so far….
First up is the Cape Town Art Fair. This event will take place from 19 to 21 February 2016. Here is a sneak peek of my work that will be exhibited at the Erdmann Contemporary Gallery Booth during the fair.
After that I will head off to Stellenbosch for the US Woordfees from the 4th to the 13th of March 2016. I am presenting a solo exhibition called “Stink Afrikaners”. Hope to see you there!
Later in March I will take part in a group exhibition at the KKNK (Klein Karoo National Arts festival) from the 24 – 30 March in Oudtshoorn. This group exhibition (curated by Sandra Hanekom) celebrates the 100th year of the Huisgenoot. (I’ve inserted a link for those of you that don’t know the Huisgenoot!) For this exhibition each participating artist was asked to revisit an old South African Master. Mine to consider is Maggie Laubser. I have chosen to reinterpret this iconic Self-Portrait by Maggie Laubser :
I’ll show you what I’ve done a bit closer to the time.
Currently I am working towards another solo much later in the year – scheduled for September in Pretoria…but more details in my next update….
I hope you have a wonderful month ahead…and since it is almost Valentine’s Day, I thought I’ll send you some flowers:
(photo credit of above image: Ryno Eksteen)
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Busy! Love the heart vase.
And thanks for the flowers…(K)
Thanks Kerfe! It helps to stay busy…keeps me out of trouble 😉 Glad you like the flowers. I always linked marigolds to death (because of their use in the Day of the Dead festivals in Mexico) but saw on the net that… “Marigolds are known as the “Herb of the Sun” and are symbolic of passion and creativity. The Welsh believed that if marigolds were not open early in the morning, then a storm was on the way. Marigolds have been used as love charms and incorporated into wedding garlands.” So I guess it’s appropriate to send them on Valentines day. By the way…what is your favourite flower?
Iris, lilac. Funny because purple is definitely not my favorite color! I love anemones too.
Ooh Iris! beautiful! Suddenly the “Van Gogh” painting comes to mind, and the song by the Goo Goo Dolls! xxx
Please, asb, let me have an early look at your Laubser portrait. I hope you’ll work with oils.
Thanks Robbie! Will send you an image soon. xxx