Summer has officially started, and the galleries in Cape Town are celebrating with five group shows, a group exploration, a summer art sale, a ‘Living Gallery’ show in Langa Township, and a magazine launch.

 

Tuesday, 10 December

 

The Erotickles III, a group art event and exhibition happens at Assembly.

 

Illustration by Leigh Donny Cupido
Sneak peek of an illustration by Leigh Donny Cupido

 

Artists include: Andy Neuro, Marijolize RossouwPenelope FrogStephen MohacsyMartin Lund, Hilary Randle (Emeraldfoxtattoo), Leigh Donny Cupido, Anwar Davids, Sean Ross Fawkes, Liam Neser, Jon Case (Body Architects), Ken Bull-andSmith, Anthony Nosgoth van Wyk, Shaun Dean (Emeraldfoxtattoo) and Keenan Knee (Emeraldfoxtattoo), Caitlin Eybers, Michaela Brandt and a few other surprise guests.

 

61 Harrington street, Cape Town, 6pm – 10pm, entrance R10.

 

Join the Facebook Event here.

 

 

Reportage artist Sarah Lambourne‘s first South African show opens at Langa Township Art Gallery.

 

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This show  is part of a ‘Living Gallery’ moment, involving various homes in Langa where the art will be showcased, giving visitors the opportunity to view art within the context of the daily lives of the Langa township.

 

RSVP at sarahlambourne1@mac.com to receive the location and details for the shuttle pickup.

 

Cost: R 100

 

Exhibition runs at Langa Township, Langa Quarter from 10 December 2013 – 16 January 2014

 

 

Inventory Group Exhibition opens at 34FineArt.

 

Dotmaster's 'DM1. SAT TRASH'  Mixed media, found object and spray paint ( 3D ) 74 x 78cm 2013
Dotmaster’s ‘DM1. SAT TRASH’
Mixed media, found object and spray paint ( 3D )
74 x 78cm 2013
Jade Doreen Waller  Oil on canvas 50cm, 2013
Jade Doreen Waller
Oil on canvas
50cm 2013

 

34FineArt’s summer show features works by internationally-renowned artists such as Banksy, Ben Eine, Bambi, Mr. Brainwash, and Takashi Murakami, as well as South African artists Asha Zero, Esther Mahlangu and Warren Petersen.

 

Jimmy C's Nelson Mandela  Spray paint on canvas 150x150cm 2013 ( Unique )
Jimmy C’s Nelson Mandela
Spray paint on canvas
150x150cm 2013
( Unique )

 

Preview the works on display here.

 

34FineArt, Second Floor Hills Building, Buchanan Square, 160 Sir Lowry Rd, Woodstock.

 

Exhibition runs 10 December 2013 – 25 January 2014.

 

 

Thursday, 12 December

 

CLRS in situ, Volume 1 Kalkoennes, a group exploration of  Kalkoennes in Kogmanskloof opens at CLRS&Co.

 

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CLRS in situ is an independently published periodical that depicts their exploration of Kalkoennes in Kogmanskloof through installation, using the sheer cliffs that rear up from a secluded bend in the river as both delimitation and inspiration. Planning what they could, the rest open to experiment and possible catastrophe, the exhibition documents their process and its eventual result in publication, print, video and food.
Artists include Marcii Goose, Dale Lawrence, Claire Johnson, Franco Fernandes, Ethne Mudge, Bruce Mackay, Christine Joubert, Mareli Esterhuizen, Robert Nicholls, Michael Lumby and Maria Stemmet.

 

Opening at CLRS&Co. studio 52 Marine Drive Paarden Eiland at 6pm.

 

Showing from 12 December – 19 December 2013.

 

Check out the Facebook Event here, and more about CLRS&Co. studio here.

 

 

Boys2Men, a photography exhibition by Neil Roberts launches at Merchants on Long.

 

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34 Long Street, 18:30pm.

 

After Party at Merchants Shebeen.

 

 

Prufrock’s Summer edition, A Tall Drink of Water, Issue 3 launches at The Book Lounge.

 

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This Third Issue of Prufrock (A magazine of mighty fine writing: short fiction, long non-fiction, poetry) features Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout, poems by Songeziwe Mahlangu (author of Penumbra), Mvelo Dlamini’s “Meet the Buffoons”, Nick Mulgrew on South Africa’s Drag kings and queens. Rosa Lyster returns with an essay on picnics in books. Also watch out for Olivia Walton, Rebecca Haysom, Matthew King, and Philip Kramer in this issue.

 

They’ll also announce the winner of the Fox & Raven & Prufrock Genre Fiction Competition at the launch.

 

The Book Lounge, 71 Roeland Street, 5:30pm.

 

More about the launch on the Facebook Event page here, and more about Prufrock on Facebook and their website.

 

 

Lemonade Summer (Art) Sale takes place at The Old Castle Brewery

 

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6 Beach Rd, Woodstock, 6pm -10pm.

 

Cheap Art |Cash Sale.

 

 

Saturday, 14 December

 

In Good Company | A Cape Summer Show, a group show curated by Michael Chandler, opens at Irma Stern Gallery.

 

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John Newdigate's Garden Bird Bowl Glazed Ceramic, 35.5cm diameter, R3 700
John Newdigate’s Garden Bird Bowl
Glazed Ceramic, 35.5cm diameter, R3 700

 

This exhibition showcases artworks that  celebrate Summer in the first garden in Cape Town – the Company Gardens.

 

Maureen Visage 'Mermaid and Lion' Glazed Ceramic  R2 900
Maureen Visage’s ‘Mermaid and Lion’
Glazed Ceramic, R2 900
Carol Mangiagalli's 'Flowers and Insects' Acrylic on board, 50 x 52cm, R13 000
Carol Mangiagalli’s ‘Flowers and Insects’
Acrylic on board, 50 x 52cm, R13 000

 

Exhibition runs 11 December 2013 – 18 January 2014.

 

Opening 14 December at Irma Stern Gallery in Cecil Road, Rosebank, Cape Town, 10am – 2pm.

 

More artworks here.

 

 

Sunday, 15 December

 

Rose Korber Art Summer Show opens.

 

Norman Catherine's 'Catman', 1992.
Norman Catherine’s ‘Catman’, 1992.

 

An exhibition featuring current and vintage artworks, showcasing paintings, mixed media works, original limited-edition prints, photography, sculpture, ceramics and contemporary Shangaan beadwork. This year’s show features works by William Kentridge and the late Erik Laubscher, as well as a large conceptual work by Kevin Atkinson produced in 1975.

 

48 Sedgemoor Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, 10am – 6pm.
Exhibition runs 15 December 2013 – 31 January 2014.

 

Go here for more info.

 

 

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