No 7. February/March 1998 CONTEMPORARY ART IN SOUTH AFRICA



  

carved and painted figures

The carved and painted figures of Claudette Schreuders are on show at the Johannesburg Civic Gallery

 

 

'New Horizons' - dyed and handmade paper pieces by Durant Sihlali will open at the Goodman on February 28.

 

Departure - an image on glass from Arlene Amaler-Raviv's installation at the Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet

 

Minnette Vári extends her 'Faith' campaign to a Pretoria municipal bus. See this month's new feature: Artbio

 

ArtThrob congratulates William Kentridge on his selection as finalist for the Hugo Boss Prize (see News)
Photograph: Mark Lewis

 

Listings

JOHANNESBURG

Claudette Schreuders at the Johannesburg Civic Gallery
Durant Sihlali at the Goodman Gallery
'Cyst' at the Sandton Civic Gallery
'Lands and Lives: Pioneer Black Artists' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery

CAPE TOWN

Beezy Bailey at the Hanel Gallery
Arlene Amaler-Raviv at the Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet 'Printmakers' at the AVA and the Baxter Art Gallery
'PhotoSynthesis' at the South African National Gallery
'Bliss' at the Area
'Lost Histories' - Joy Gregory at the Natale Labia Museum
'Portraits of Jewish Women' - Romy Modlin at the AVA
Gregg Smith and others at Joao Ferreira Fine Art
Dana Barak at the Mau Mau Paul Edmunds at the Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet

DURBAN

'Passages from India' at the NSA
'The Waters of Life' - Tracey Derrick at the NSA

Biennale

What did they think? Views from overseas
The Catalogue: a review

News

William Kentridge on international art prize shortlist
Vita Award finalists

This month, we open two new pages:

artbio

A feature on an artist currently in the public eye.
February: Minnette Vari
exchange

A column where artists can swop information and send feelers out into cyberspace

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