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Art columns, interviews and notices

Absa KKNK verwelkom voorstelle vir 2013

2012-06-27 Die aansoekproses vir die Absa KKNK 2013 is oop en die Absa KKNK nooi alle produksiehuise, kunstenaars en ander kunste-praktisyns om produksie-voorstelle in te dien vir die 19de Absa KKNK, wat van 29 Maart tot 6 April 2013 op Oudtshoorn aangebied word.

SA Illustrators: Séan Verster

Bibi Slippers 2012-06-19 “From then on I drew everything I saw, and still do. I was lucky to have a father who worked for a paper factory, so I always had top-quality supplies, and needless to say, I filled everything with drawings.” Séan Verster, full-time illustrator, shares his passion for caricatures and comics with Bibi Slippers.

Anton Karstel: Youth Day opening at SMAC Cape Town

2012-06-19 Anton Karstel's latest exhibition Youth Day will be opened at SMAC Cape Town later this month.

Dark Energy: Images from the Hubble Telescope @ CIRCA

2012-06-18 Dark Energy: Images from the Hubble Telescope, opening 28 June 2012 at the Circa Gallery offers a glimpse into the mystery and wonder that surrounds our universe through one of the most important observatories in history – the Hubble Space Telescope.

SA Illustrators: Louis Minnaar

Bibi Slippers, Louis Minnaar 2012-06-15 Bibi Slippers talks to Louis Minnaar about his art and SF influences.

SA Illustrators: Maaike Bakker

Bibi Slippers, Maaike Bakker 2012-06-15 Bibi Slippers in conversation with illustration lecturer and illustrator Maaike Bakker.

SeeingEye examines the bond between painting and photography

Steyn du Toit, Leigh-Anne Niehaus 2012-06-14 SeeingEye is an upcoming group exhibition at the BRUNDYN+GONSALVE gallery from 27 June – 14 August. Leigh-Anne Niehaus, the show's curator, talks to Steyn du Toit about the stylistic and conceptual bond between painting and photography.

Recounting The River: Louis Minnaar and Maaike Bakker talk about collaboration, illustration and sloths

Bibi Slippers 2012-06-14

Illustrators Louis Minnaar and Maaike Bakker collaborated with storyteller Jaco van der Merwe to create a walk-in storybook in Cape Town’s Salon 91 art gallery. The exhibition, entitled The River, featured illustrations by Maaike and Louis, as well as the text for the story written by Jaco. The artists spoke to Bibi Slippers about creating the work for this show.

Free entry at Iziko Museums on Youth Day

2012-06-13 To celebrate Youth Day, the Iziko Museums can be visited free of charge this Saturday.

Melanie Cleary's latest exhibition, New Year’s Day, opens at The Photographers Gallery za

Steyn du Toit, Melanie Cleary 2012-06-11 Melanie Cleary's latest exhibition, New Year’s Day, consists of photos taken during the annual New Year's gathering on Durban North Beach.

Regsmening: Geld soos bossies uit die ou verlede

Owen Dean, Cobus Jooste 2012-06-07 "Waarom nou die sweet aftap, talente gebruik en moeite maak om in die toekoms geld te verdien terwyl jy ’n inkomste kan genereer uit werk wat lank reeds gedoen is?" Lees hoe beskerm outeursreg die voorgeslagte se kunswerke.

Raising the Spear or dropping the ball?

Mike van Graan 2012-06-06 "The general feeling among most panellists was that, indeed, freedom of expression and other democratic freedoms and rights are under threat from the ANC and its alliance partners." The Cape Town chapter of Arterial Network South Africa hosted a forum to discuss the significance of the Spear controversy for the local arts sector.

Klankbeeld / sound image: Debussy’s 12 préludes in paint

2012-06-05 Klankbeeld / sound image is inspired by impressionist composer Claude Debussy’s (1862–1918) 12 préludes in his Premier Livre (1910) and consists of 12 works each by Clare Menck and Anthea Delmotte. The exhibition ends 8 June 2012.

The Spear controversy: What could it mean for the arts and artists in South Africa?

2012-06-04 Arterial Network invites you to a panel discussion on the fifth of June to consider the implications of various government, ruling party, public and other reactions to artist Brett Murray's painting, The Spear. In particular, the forum will consider the possible impact of these reactions on artistic practice and on democratic engagement with the key issues of the day.

LitNet Akademies (Skole): Community Punching Bags-projek geopen

Elzette Steenkamp 2012-05-29 Die Community Punching Bags- (CPB-) projek, ’n uitstalling van kleurvolle “gemeenskap-slaansakke”, is op 23 Mei 2012 by die anneks van die Iziko Suid-Afrikaanse Nasionale Kunsmuseum in Kaapstad geopen.

In Zuma se hande

Kerneels Breytenbach 2012-05-28 Mense lag, huil en baklei daaroor. Die sosiale media gons. Kerneels Breytenbach gee sy mening oor die Brett Murray-skildery.

Video: Friends in Art Uitstalling 2012

Alwyn van Zyl 2012-05-23 'n Groep ervare kunstenaars van die Somerset-Wes- en Stellenbosch-areas het die kunste se gemoedelikheid ingespan om 'n plesierige uitstalling by die PJ Olivier Kunssentrum op die been te bring.

SA-illustreerders: Alex van Houwelingen

Alex van Houwelingen, Bibi Slippers 2012-05-21 Alex van Houweling is 'n Suid-Afrikaanse illustreerder wat reken dat dit elke mens se droom behoort te wees om Riaan Cruywagen te teken. Hy gesels met Bibi Slippers en wys voorbeelde van sy briljante illustrasies.

SMAC Art Gallery presents Collection 16


SMAC Art Gallery's latest exhibition, Collection 16, is a group exhibition of recent and older work by 16 leading artists with various backgrounds and modes of production. Click here to read more about it.

In Retrospect: Launch of a Visual Arts Catalogue by Artscape

2012-05-16 With the celebration of Africa Day on 25 May, Ms Mlandu, Ms Marlene le Roux, Director of Artscape’s Audience Development and Education and their colleagues, will launch the In Retrospect Visual Arts Catalogue on 24 May at the Artscape Theatre Centre. Click here to read more.