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.
This past month we plunged into an infinite range of reds – from rosy to ox-blood – in a collaboration with the remarkable Ruby Swinney. Not yet two years into her professional career, this young talent has already held a solo show at WHATIFTHEWORLD and been noticed by the continent’s
Jeanne Gaigher (b. 1990) is an emerging artist whose mesmerising works of moody colour and half-imagined scenes have brought her swift critical acclaim. Formally trained in photography and printmaking, her current medium of choice is acrylic paint, with her daily photographs used as visual references for works on canvas and
This month we’re at the Cape Town Art Fair. Besides enjoying the usual fun of the fair – championing screen printing, offering visitors up close and in-the-flesh viewings of our portfolio, meeting new creatives and collectors – we’ll be releasing a special edition, hand-coloured screen print by acclaimed painter Matthew
Daniella Mooney (b.1986) has been hailed as one of South Africa’s ‘Bright Young Things’ by Art South Africa, and was selected to participate in Wanted magazine’s ‘Young African Artists’ showcase at the FNB Joburg Art Fair in 2012. Her work has been acquired by the 21C Museum in Kentucky, the Ellerman House Collection,