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Archive of Previous Art Exhibitions in South Africa - Closed July 2012

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ART EXHIBITIONS IN WESTERN CAPE, SOUTH AFRICA

Loopings
Date: 19 July
Venue: Greatmore Studios, 47-49 Greatmore Street - Woodstock - Cape Town     
+27 21 447 9699    www.greatmoreart.org

Turn Around Time
Date: 3rd June 2012 - 14th July 2012
Venue: The Cape Gallery, 60 CHURCH STREET CAPE TOWN 8001,
TEL: +27 21 4235309, FAX: +27 21 424906
The Annual Winter Solstice Exhibition

small works
Date: Unitl 18 July
Venue: Everard Read Cape Town,
3 Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront

New Years Day
Date:
6 June - 7 July
Venue: Erdmann Contemporary, 63 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town 8001
T. +72 (0) 21 422 2762 , F. +72 (0) 21 422 3278 , www.erdmanncontemporary.co.za , photogallery@mweb.co.za
The Photographers Gallery za in Cape Town is proud to present Melanie Cleary’s second solo exhibition, New Years Day. This exhibition follows on Cleary’s successful launch of a series entitled, Home Schooling in Los Angeles earlier this year.

Melanie Cleary’s New Years Day
Date:
until 7 July
Venue: Erdmann Contemporary, 63 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town 8001
T. +72 (0) 21 422 2762 , F. +72 (0) 21 422 3278 , www.erdmanncontemporary.co.za , photogallery@mweb.co.za
New Years Day was photographed in Durban, South Africa on 31 December 2011 and 1 January 2012. Cleary’s interest in ritual and tradition took her to one of South Africa’s most popular holiday destinations. More than 100 000 visitors are known to come together annually to usher in the new year on the beaches and the pools of Durban’s North Beach. Cleary focused her series on capturing iconic individual portraits in a backdrop of thousands of onlookers.

IKHAYA
Date: 10 May
Venue: Greatmore Studios, 47-49 Greatmore Street - Woodstock - Cape Town     
+27 21 447 9699    www.greatmoreart.org

ART EXHIBITIONS IN GAUTENG, SOUTH AFRICA

Dark Energy
Date: 28 June - 14 July
Venue: CIRCA on Jellicoe, 2 & 6 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank.
Images from the Hubble Telescope

Terra pericolosa
Date: 23 June - 28 July
Venue: Fried Contemporary Art Gallery & Studio, Pretoria, South Africa
t: +27 12 3460158, info@friedcontemporary.com, www.friedcontemporary.com
The fourth and last exhibition in a series of four exhibitions curated by Elfriede Dreyer, Terra pericolosa explores the relationship of the self to place, land, soil or territory. The works on this exhibition dealing with the theme of terra pericolosa  engage with perceptions of spaces that are 'empty', a kind of metaphoric 'no-man's land' that potentially harbour danger and pose a threat to those entering the zone. The concept of terra pericolosa could furthermore refer to the uncovering of buried histories, that could reveal new facts and narratives; memories and visions of perilous zones; or land under threat, albeit political or environmental.. 

Universal Archive
Date: 1 June - 21 July
Venue: David Krut Projects, 140 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood, Johannesburg
T +27 (0)11 447 0627  ,  taryn@davidkrut.com , www.davidkrutpublishing.com 
The Universal Archive linocuts began as a series of small ink drawings by William Kentridge on pages of old dictionaries, made using both old and new paintbrushes.

Winter Exhibition
Date: 28 June - 28 July
Venue: The Everard Read Gallery 
6 Jellicoe Avenue • Rosebank  • Johannesburg • 2196 • South Africa
Private Bag 5 • Parklands • 2121 • South Africa
Tel +27 (0)11 788-4805  Fax +27 (0)11 788-5914

 

ART EXHIBITIONS IN KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA

The New Acquisitions Exhibition
Date: 11 May - 31 July
Venue: Oliewenhuis Art Museum  
16 Harry Smit Street, Bloemfontein
051 011 0525, oliewen@nasmus.co.za, www.nasmus.co.za
An exhibition of artworks (all by South African artists) acquired in the last five years for Oliewenhuis Art Museum’s Permanent Collection can currently be seen in the Annex Gallery on the first floor of the Art Museum.





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