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McNay Museum: PORTRAITS

McNay Museum: PORTRAITS

The McNay Museum in Texas is home to a cornucopia of modern art which is a feast to behold. In this posting, I will be sharing some of the portraits that were on display. FOR DIFFERENT REASONS, HERE ARE A FEW THAT CAUGHT MY EYE: […]

Marion McNay Art Museum, USA

Marion McNay Art Museum, USA

Opened in 1954, the Marion McNay Art Museum is situated in downtown San Antonio, Texas, USA. I had the privilege of spending a number of hours getting lost in all the modern works that were beautifully displayed in this museum – for me, one of […]

Art In The Park: April 2019

Art In The Park: April 2019

It was a glorious, windless summer’s day in Cape Town on Saturday 6 April 2019 – perfect for another Art In The Park (AITP) exhibition and an opportunity for In The Zone to market art classes, art parties and small team builds. Our stall looked […]

Art Portfolio Exhibition: March 2019

Art Portfolio Exhibition: March 2019

The Art Portfolio Exhibition took place at Cape Town’s Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens from 23 March – 17 April, 2019. A wide range of high quality paintings was on display and there was something for everyone’s taste. There were large and small ones, traditional and more […]

March 2019: School Holiday Workshops

March 2019: School Holiday Workshops

In The Zone facilitated another week of creative school holiday workshops for 6 – 14 year olds at our wonderful, bright studio in Plumstead. There was one public holiday. The workshops ran from 9am – 12noon each day. The children had a great time. They […]

The Studio – Simon’s Town

The Studio – Simon’s Town

Situated in the new Harbour Centre, Simon’s Town, you will find a treasure-filled art gallery called The Studio Art Gallery filled with eclectic pieces, both painting and sculpture. There’s a large variety of both – encompassing small and large pieces ranging from super realism to […]

Investec CT Art Fair 2019: Sculpture

Investec CT Art Fair 2019: Sculpture

Now the 5th blog on the Investec Cape Town Art Fair. We’re going to concentrate on sculpture in this one. Although some sculptural-like works were already discussed under our ‘Construction’ theme, the medium of these sculptural works, in this blog, are more traditional. WE HAVE […]

Investec CT Art Fair 2019: Painting

Investec CT Art Fair 2019: Painting

Oh my word, there were so many paintings, and amazing paintings at that, at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair! Every type of painting you could possibly imagine was on display: from monotone washes, to thick, colourful, tactile impasto paintings, from super realism to far-out […]

INVESTEC CT ART FAIR 2019: MARK MAKING

INVESTEC CT ART FAIR 2019: MARK MAKING

Mark making is the unique, expressive mark an artist makes, or uses to create their own distinct piece of work. Some artist’s mark making is so intrinsically them, that you can spot their work from a mile away. Mark making can add to the visual […]

Investec CT Art Fair 2019: Construction

Investec CT Art Fair 2019: Construction

We were extremely impressed and blown away with some of the unusual ‘construction’ artwork displayed at the Investec Art Fair 2019. Our choice of the word ‘construct’ conveys that the artwork was made up of every-day items but when a creative brain gets hold of […]