In Cape Town we’re going to the Sakawa Boys album launch party, doodling with 1000 Drawings and seeing new paintings by John-Michael Metelerkamp.
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The incredibly prolific John-Michael Metelerkamp has gone from painting beady-eyed people in swirling landscapes, a brief exploration in Cubism and most recently, quirky still lifes. Yet, without fail, each piece bears his distinct mark.
In Oh Wow! today we’re looking at an extravagant sculpture, an intriguing series of paintings and a brightly clothed model (almost) literally walking on clouds. ONE – Approved Model of the New Azania by Athi-Patra Ruga, currently showing at Whatiftheworld’s group show Uncertain Terms. TWO – Symptom, a series […]
Today we’re looking at a sensitive photo series, ghosts wearing shades, incredible lighting fixtures and an utterly delightful range of socks.
John-Michael Metelerkamp is a full-time artist based in Knysna. From an early age he’d regularly spend his time drawing cartoons and later, went on to work extensively in the medium of sculpture. In 2013 his interest in painting “took over his mind and body” – an obsession clearly manifested […]
In a super colourful edition of Oh Wow! we’ve got some beautifully illustrated GIFs of Setswana names, a video series paying tribute to the creative talent in Port Elizabeth and haunting, pastel coloured acrylic paintings. ONE – Illustrated GIFs depicting the ABC’s of Setswana Names by Thandiwe Tshabalala. Also […]