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Willem Boshoff

Willem Boshoff
Flag I and Flag II 2003�
Plastic toys, wood

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Hentie van der Merwe

Hentie van der Merwe
Found image for invitation, 2003

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CAPE REVIEWS

   [15.09.03] Willem Boshoff at Michael Stevenson Contemporary
Paul Edmunds struggles to reconcile his admiration for an artist with work that fails to ignite the fascination he has come to expect.

   [15.09.03] Conceptual duo at Bell Roberts
Sue Williamson reflects on the shows of conceptual duo Andrew Lamprecht and Ed Young.

   [15.09.03] Cape Town's resevoir of memory
Gavin Younge's Cape Town International Convention Centre sculpture Resevoir is the subject of some controversy. Lloyd Pollak evaluates its meaning and relevance to its location.

   [15.09.03] Print as metaphor
Printmakers from around the world attended a four-day conference held last month at UCT's Michaelis School of Fine Art. Kim Gurney reports.

   [15.09.03] Print on the margins
Printmakers from around the world attended a four-day conference held last month at UCT's Michaelis School of Fine Art. Kim Gurney examines a core theme that preoccupied discussion: print on the margins.

   [15.09.03] Technology: friend or foe?
Printmakers from around the world attended a four-day conference held last month at UCT's Michaelis School of Fine Art. Kim Gurney examines a core theme that preoccupied discussion: new print technologies.

   [15.09.03] African identity
Printmakers from around the world attended a four-day conference held last month at UCT's Michaelis School of Fine Art. Kim Gurney examines a core theme that preoccupied discussion: African identity and the lack of critical debate.

   [01.09.03] Jungle fantasies in an African Disneyland
"Never has so much space been used to say so little," writes Lloyd Pollak in a biting review of Tuoi Stefaans Samcuia and Brett Murray's sculptural 'collaboration', recently unveiled at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

   [01.09.03] Mark Hipper's global-political stance
Mark Hipper's prominent use of red in his second outing at João Ferreira this year intrigued Andrew Lamprecht. He characterises Hipper's show as an accomplished display of painting.

GAUTENG REVIEWS

   [15.09.03] Privileged Witness: Seeing and Being
'Witness', a group show featuring nine prominent artists, recontextualises and relocates works that span 45 years of production.

   [01.09.03] Work in progress
The '24.7' residency programme at the JAG explored art in process and process as art. Margot Saffer offers a summary of the highlights and interludes.

   [01.09.03] Van der Merwe and Nel at the Goodman Gallery
Hentie van der Merwe and Luan Nel's Goodman show succeeded in animating the inanimate within the genre of still life, writes Brenton Maart.

KWAZULU-NATAL REVIEWS

   [01.09.03] Colbert Mashile and Njabulo Hlonwane at the NSA
Colbert Mashile's work bridges cultural difference, engaging - not distancing - viewers of varying backgrounds, writes Virginia MacKenny. She also reviews Njabulo Hlongwane's paintings.

   [01.09.03] Usha Seejarim 'Forms in Transit' at the NSA
Usha Seejarim's 'Forms in Transit', at the NSA, promised much but failed to deliver. Review by Virginia MacKenny.


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