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Muizenberg’s Street Art

Muizenberg’s Street Art

Muizenberg Open Studios Art Festival was a cornucopia of creative ideas and eclectic talents. Besides visiting the galleries and ‘open’ home exhibitions, we were amazed by the street art and street décor that was everywhere! Some houses were decorated in bottle tops, or covered in…

Muizenberg Open Studios: Charlotte Corbett

Muizenberg Open Studios: Charlotte Corbett

On the 8th of October, In The Zone spent a lovely morning taking a walk down the tranquil Palmer Street in Muizenberg. Artists in the area had opened their homes to show case their beautiful artworks. It was a truly a lovely experience not only…

Willie Bester – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Willie Bester – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

How junk becomes genius! Willie Bester: ‘Transformations’ One of our favourite experiences at the FynArts Festival, Hermanus was the Willie Bester exhibition. This internationally famous SA sculptor/painter transfixed us. His work is original, and authentically South African without being ‘touristy’ or cliché. His work is…

Sue Whitmore – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Sue Whitmore – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

We happened to find Sue Whitmore’s art completely by accident when we popped into the Pure South gift store in Hermanus Main Road. We were immediately taken with 4 paintings Sue had done. The paintings were hanging amongst bric-a-brac and ceramics but all the same,…

Danny Myburgh – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Danny Myburgh – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

We came across Danny Myburgh’s work in the Originals Art Gallery in Hermanus. The curator was excellent and guided us through the gallery sharing very interesting insights and information. I was immediately drawn to these two pieces: ‘Ghosts of the Past 1’ and ‘Ghosts of…

Gina Niederhumer – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Gina Niederhumer – (FynArts Festival, Hermanus)

Gina Niederhumer spent 365 days embroidering a diary. Each day she would cut various materials, lace and felt and then stitch her private comings and goings, thoughts and experiences in a creative patchwork-like postcard. At the exhibition in the old synagogue, each month was displayed…

Gillian Hahn’s Gallery – (Fynarts Festival, Hermanus)

Gillian Hahn’s Gallery – (Fynarts Festival, Hermanus)

Last weekend, Rose and I took a day trip out to the Hermanus Fynarts Festival to indulge in all things art … as well as some delicious salmon & butternut soup, yum-yum fried calamari and home-brewed Hermanus Harbour Ale at the Pear Tree Bistro. We…