Keyes Art Mile showcases a sculpture exhibition about South Africa’s most influential sculptors – the late Edoardo Villa. Vertical Presence: The Sculpture of Edoardo VillaThe exhibition is organized in a partnership with Strauss & Co fine art auctioneers and True Design. It will be hosted in the atrium of the landmark Trumpet building consisting of 18 impressive sculptures. These sculptures are both large and small and show off a great impact on the art form in South Africa. The sculptures will be showcased side by contemporary sculpted furniture by True Design.
Some of the sculptures showcased in the exhibition are:
Villa is one of the 70,000 Italian prisoners of war who spent the final years of World War at the Zonderwater POW camp near Pretoria. Born in Italy in 1915, Villa after his release in 1947 chose to stay in South Africa. He later settled in Joburg and became the country’s foremost abstract sculptor.
Exhibition walkabouts lead by Strauss & Co-curators on Wed Apr 17 at 15:30 and Sat Apr 20 at 10:30.
Mar 13 2019 – Apr 28 2019
Keyes Art Mile
19 Keyes Ave, Rosebank