Art

Update: Murray Fraser

Update: Murray Fraser

We’ve shown you the work of Cape Town artist Murray Fraser before, over here. Lately he has been experimenting with charcoal, attending figure drawing classes and has entered an illustration into the latest Springleap t-shirt design competition. If you like what he does as much as we do then click […]

Sketch Assembly tonight

Sketch Assembly tonight

Sketch Assembly is a new educational project which focuses on what artists rarely exhibit: the tests, versions and sketches made on the way towards producing finished products. In this new project in the Hottentots Holland cycle, a group of 30 young artists and designers – called the Sketch Assembly- spent 4 […]

PE artists exhibit at Sliced Bread Gallery

PE artists exhibit at Sliced Bread Gallery

Sliced Bread Gallery in Port Elizabeth sent us some of the work of local artists who’ve exhibited there recently. The work is by Fine Art 3D Illustrator, Stephanie van Vuuren and sculptor, Josua Strumpher. Sliced Bread produce changing monthly exhibitions and shows, featuring different creatives in all fields of Art, […]

New wall by Faith47 in CT

New wall by Faith47 in CT

The latest from Faith47. The image was inspired by a picture that Alexia Webster took of protestors- women, children, men and the elderly in Macassar Village, Cape Town. The protesters or ‘Backyarders’ are families who live in back yards because there is no space or housing available or provided by […]

Pamela Anderson (CJ Parker)

Hey CJ Parker

Hey CJ Parker is a new design, illustration and motion studio based in Cape Town. The hard-working designers behind the Pamela Anderson inspired name are Travys Owen and Hannes Bernard. They love Baywatch but will watch anything on VHS. You should be watching them. Click through to see more work […]

Ninja from Die Antwoord

Featured: Dav Andrew

This is the work of Dav Andrew, still studying graphic design at CPUT in Cape Town and taking on the city with his art. Dav names his influences as urban artists Faith47, Linsey Levendall, Alex Hamilton and Ricky Lee Gordan who gave him an internship to help out A Word […]

Lightly Salted – Graphic Design Exhibition

Lightly Salted – Graphic Design Exhibition

A group of up-and-coming graphic artists have got together to bring you Lightly Salted, a graphic art exhibition. The opening night is 15 October where there will be a cash-bar, an acoustic set by Paul Melis from Antécasino, a DJ set by Ringo Savvy and lots of popcorn. The featured […]

Rayaan Cassiem – Digital painting

Rayaan Cassiem – Digital painting

Rayaan Cassiem is currently working as a Senior Designer at the Cape Town Branch of TBWA. These are some of his digital paintings inspired by comic book illustration. Rayaan says,”I grew up on the Cape Flats as a kid and one of my fondest memories is that of my gran […]

Design Indaba Superstars

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/14993852[/vimeo] The artworks of Design Indaba’s national creative team have been immortalised at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Design Indaba 2010 “Let It Out!” campaign called on South Africans from all walks of life to express their creativity with a conceptual illustration of their individuality. Drawing inspiration from […]

Joe Paine Solo exhibition – Insideout at Co-Op

Joe Paine Solo exhibition – Insideout at Co-Op

Swing past Co-Op this Thursday for Joe Paine’s solo exhibition. Featuring some of his latest work that explores inside and outside spaces. Co-Op is in Juta street in Braamfontein, just View more products by Joe Paine. Visit the event on Facebook.

LOVE AND HATE in Hamburg

LOVE AND HATE in Hamburg

LOVE AND HATE was very busy in Europe earlier this year with exhibitions in the Netherlands and Germany. The first was as part of the South African group show FOR THOSE WHO LIVE IN IT: popculture , politics and strong voices. For interviews with the artists involved see this previous […]

Featured artist: Ricky Lee Gordon

Featured artist: Ricky Lee Gordon

Most of you know Ricky Lee Gordon as the founder of /A WORD OF ART. Those who didn’t know that he is the man behind the scenes have surely seen him around the Gallery in the Woodstock Industrial Centre, clip board in hand, at one of the many exhibitions he […]