Our Meet-in-the-making project is coming along nicely, and we now have four of these single-colour screen prints out in the world. Interestingly, there seems to be a dominant theme surfacing – across the works of very different artists with very different styles. It’s the common thread of the natural world
With lockdown extended, we’re really pleased that so many of our artist collaborators have jumped on board the Meet-in-the-making project. Their contributions have been top-notch and plentiful, which means that we’re able to release new downloads every week for your colouring pleasure. It also means that we’ve managed to raise R3900
Lockdown means, among many other unexpected scenarios, that we’re doing things a little differently this month. But there’s good news. We are offering a 10% discount on any screen prints purchased during this time, as a BUY NOW / GET IT LATER special. Now is the time to buy that
Self-taught artist Dominique Zinkpè (b. 1969) is one of Benin’s most celebrated exports. He enjoys global acclaim for his idiosyncratic style and complex, multidisciplinary expression. We had the good fortune to collaborate with him during his recent visit to South Africa. Zinkpé's work interrogates, highlights and satirises ideas drawn from his
This month, Cape Town offers us two must-see solo exhibitions by 50ty/50ty collaborators – John Murray and Marlene Steyn. Murray’s show, Sum of its Parts, is on until the end of November at WHATIFTHEWORLD and offers “a reconciliation of [his] two signature styles, abstract and figurative painting”, by presenting his creative processes.
Just two years ago, we released a screen print by Alexia Vogel – and you loved it. Swelter sold out fast, and we’ve had many, many requests for another of her works ever since. We’re not surprised – she’s an incredible young talent who keeps moving from strength to strength, having recently held
Louis de Villiers’ brand new artwork, "May flowers grow in the bed of your sins", is available via our online shop as usual, but a limited number will also be for sale at Kalashnikovv’s First Thursdays event this week, to coincide with his recent solo at the gallery, We Ouchea.
The cost of artworks is a subject often veiled in mystery and elitism. But because it’s Turbine time, because we released a higher-priced artwork last month, and because increasing accessibility to the art market is one of our core objectives – we’d like to offer a brief explainer of how
50ty/50ty collaborator Ruby Swinney graduated in 2015 with a sold-out exhibition, then followed that with a solo show at WHATIFTHEWORLD and a solo booth at the Cape Town Art Fair. And now – not even three years into her career – a solo exhibition of her work is debuting at
A good quality frame not only shows off your artwork to maximum effect, but also prevents damage – it’s the best way to care for your print. Our go-to guys are Wessel Snyman Creative – a bespoke, museum-grade picture framing company that has been doing incredible work since inception in