Tag: exhibitions

FynArts: Floris van Zyl

FynArts: Floris van Zyl

I’m always looking for different art – something out of the ordinary, and it doesn’t matter what medium it is, it’s the uniqueness that has me intrigued. At the FynArts Festival 2019, I found it Floris van Zyl’s work being exhibited at Benguela Cove. Both 

FynArts: Ceramics

FynArts: Ceramics

I think the ceramics exhibition at the Windsor Hotel, in Hermanus, was one of the best exhibitions overall at the FynArts Festival, 2019. Ceramics, for me, is a funny thing: I either love it or it just doesn’t float my boat, but I was completely 

FynArts: Lembu Gallery

FynArts: Lembu Gallery

We met Welcome at the Lembu Gallery in Hermanus during the FynArts Festival 2019. He was busy lino-printing fabric right before our eyes. There was a strong smell of ink (which reminded us of old, red, stoep polish) as we watch Welcome go about printing 

FynArts 2019 – An Overview

FynArts 2019 – An Overview

The FynArts Festival 2019 was another opportunity to see great art, in all its forms, in exhibitions far and wide around Hermanus. It was a glorious winter’s day, chilly and clear, and the sun was out to keep the shivers at bay. The blog profile 

FynArts 2019 – Tondo Competition

FynArts 2019 – Tondo Competition

The artworks from the Tollman Bouchard Finlayson Art Competition, also known as the Tondo Competition, were once again on display at the Bouchard Finlayson Wine Farm during the FynArts Festival, 2019. The theme this year was ‘HARMONY’. The requirements for this competition were that every 

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 

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: 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