Since Aspire’s inception in late 2016, the company has managed around 145 sculptural pieces, generating a total value of R33.5 million for this category to date.
Ayla is a young artist who mainly operates in the medium of painting- both abstract and realistic. The young artist is involved in various creative activities such as painting, film, photography, drawing, digital art, printmaking and is open to any creative medium and challenge out there.
Brett Charles Seiler is a Zimbabwean born artist who currently resides in Cape Town. He expresses himself through painting, performance art and installation art.
art.well gallery invites you to the solo exhibition by Chomse, where he will share with us his experience of painting plein air (outdoors) in South Africa and in Europe.
Artist Acceleration and Exposure Programme (A3E) is 10and5’s new initiative which aims to upskill emerging artists across South Africa. We are giving talented artists a platform to reach new markets, and help them break into the art/gallery scene.
Art Month is a joint initiative with the Friends of Welgemeend, Lizelle and Frank Kilbourn, Marion and Jonathan Bloch, Erin and Leo Podlashuc, Strauss & Co and with the assistance of Hoërskool Jan van Riebeeck. The Welgemeend Art Month will run from 1 to 31 August and coincides with this initiative.
As you journey through the city, you will find a mural on the corner of Melle and Jorissen street in Braamfontein titled ‘Ndzundza’. The 168-meter, ten-story ceramic tile mural by Hannelie Coetzee was inspired by the Ndzundza/Nzunza Ndebele people, as well as their interesting hair culture.
American artist, activist and founder of OBEY Clothing, Shepard Fairey is the brains behind the ‘The Purple Shall Govern’ mural in Braamfontein.
In our third instalment of the art series, we look at the internationally acclaimed visual artist, Faith 47’s expressive murals.
For four weeks, youth from Vrygrond and volunteers from San Francisco have been building a sculpture made out of recycled materials such as wooden pallets and steel.
The intention behind the portraits is to use public art as a way of uniting Capetonians – and to inspire people to work towards uplifting under-resourced communities.
To put this project together, students were taken into the Observatory neighbourhood to draw typical buildings; which were then translated into shapes and in turn translated into the mural designed by Lorenzo.
‘A3E’ short for Artist Acceleration and Exposure Programme aims to give unrepresented, young and emerging artists[creators] a platform to present their work to an upscale audience.
Zana explores and engages with identity, time, conflict and diversity as the core themes of her work.
In this second installment in our series on street art, we look at the Jozi-born Cape Town based artist’s work