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May 7, 2014

AVONDALE WINE ESTATE TASTING GALLERY, Lustigan Road, Klein Drakenstein, Paarl. Tel: 021 863 1976:

Crossing Over: A Journey of Past and Present. By Scats Esterhuyse, a self-taught artist whose work has been described as being "between the photorealism of John Meyer and the broader impressionism of Walter Meyer".

BARNARD GALLERY, 55 Main Street, Newlands. Tel: 021 671 1553:

Yonder. Photographs by Lien Botha.

Until May 15.

Brundyn + Gallery, First Floor, ORO Africa Building, 170 Buitengracht Street. Tel: 021 424 5150:

Commute with Intuitive Intent. An exhibition of video works which follow Henri Lefebvre's notions of the production of space. Curated by Portia Malatjie, the exhibition showcases works by local and international artists Michelle Monareng, Mocke J van Veuren and Theresa Collins, Bofa da Cara (NÁstio Mosquito and Pere OrtÍn), Nick Cave, Vaughn Sadie and Sello Pesa, and Gilad Ratman. Until May 17.

THE CAPE GALLERY, 60 Church Street, CBD. Tel: 021 423 5309:

My perspective reflections. Solo exhibition by Rudolph Tshie inspired by the spirit of place and culture of togetherness. Until May 29.


Living in our cracks. A photographic exhibition of small succulant plants which thrive in unlikely nooks and crannies, by Laurence Savary.

From May 1.

CASTLE OF GOOD HOPE, cnr Darling and Buitenkant Streets, Cape Town.

Rainbow Transit. Photographic exhibition by Per-Anders Pettersson explores the rainbow nation and questions the complex reality of daily life in South Africa. May 1 to 14.

David Krut Projects, Montebello Design Centre, Newlands Avenue, Newlands. Tel: 021 685 0676:

F Diane Victor exhibits her first solo show of prints in Cape Town since 2008. These black and white prints, which showcase her grotesque and characteristic iconography, display a preoccupation with sins such as greed, lust, envy and excess. Until June 29.

EBONY GALLERY, 67 Loop Street, |Cape Town. Tel: 021 424 9985:

Perspectives and Dramascapes. Paintings by Wycliffe Mundopa and Zemba Luzamba. Until May 6.

GOODMAN GALLERY, 3rd floor, Fairweather House, Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 462 7573:

Running. Photography by Thabiso Sekgala. May 3 to 31.


Fragile Histories Fugitive Lives. Comprises an artist's book and four photomontages that narrate the tensions and textures of early colonial encounters at the Cape in South Africa, by Keith Dietrich. |Until July 14.

IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY, Government Avenue, Company's Garden, CBD. Tel: 021 467 4660:

A Nomad's Harvest. A retrospective of photographs by George Hallett. The works on show cover a career spanning more than 50 years and are augmented by a comprehensive display of biographical information as well as book and record covers. Until July 9.

JOHANS BORMAN FINE ART, 16 Kildare Road, Newlands. Tel: 021 683 6863:

A selection of works by South African masters including JH Pierneef, Robert Hodgins, Hugo NaudÉ, Walter Battiss, Peter Clarke and Maud Sumner, as well as works by contemporary artists such as Walter Meyer, Jacobus Kloppers, Marlene von DÜrckheim, Hussein Salim, Kyle Weeks and Anton Chapman.


Another Day. Solo exhibition of black and white photographs by Melanie Cleary.

May 6 to 30.

ROBBIN ISLAND MUSEUM, Nelson Mandela Gateway, Clocktower Precinct, V&A Waterfront. Tel: 021 419 1300:

Away from View. Irene NaudÉ turned three of the cells on Robben Island into camera obscuras and has captured on treated paper images of the outside of Robben Island prison. Ends September.

RUST-EN-VREDE GALLERY, 10 Wellington Street, Durbanville. Tel: 021 976 4691:

South African Flora. Curated by Mervyn Gers, in collaboration with the Ruth Prowse Art School - graphic design and jewellery department.

SALON91 CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION, 91 Kloof Street, |Gardens, Tel: 021 424 6930:

Gravity - a visual exploration. This all-female show is an illustration and multidisciplinary showcase of the visual manifestation of an invisible force, featuring Dani Loureiro, Cassandra |Leigh Johnson, Tess Metcalf, Nina Torr, MariËtte Bergh & Maaike Bakker.

Until May 24.

STEVENSON GALLERY, Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 462 1500:

Such, Such Were the Joys. In his solo exhibition, Anton Kannemeyer |continues to explore the idea of |the rainbow nation. Included are |pictures from a forthcoming anthology, Mamma in Afrika, as well as a selection from The Erotic Drawings of Anton Kannemeyer.

Until May 24.

WHATIFTHEWORLD, 1 Argyle Street, Woodstock. Tel: 021 447 2376:

Golden Age Rising. Sculptures by Daniella Mooney. Until May 10.

lTo be featured in the Gallery |Guide, e-mail information to, subject |"gallery listings".

Cape Argus

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