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Archive of Previous Art Exhibitions in South Africa - Closed March 2007

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Dorothee Kreutzfeldt at João Ferreira
Date: Opens: March 7 - Closes: March 28
Venue: João Ferreira, 70 Loop Street, Cape Town
Tel: (021) 423 5403, Fax: (021) 423 2136, Email: info@joaoferreiragallery.com, www.joaoferreiragallery.com
Hours: Tue - Fri 11am - 6pm, Sat 11am - 3pm
In 'the virgins are all trimming their wicks' painter Dorothee Kreutzfeldt documents 'the attempt of an insomniac to memorise some song lines and some of today's images'. This is Kreutzfeldt's third solo exhibition at the João Ferreira gallery.
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'Riempie Vasmaak' at Erdmann Contemporary
Date: Opens: February 28 - Closes: March 31
Venue: Erdmann Contemporary, 63 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town
Tel: (021) 422 2762, Email: photogallery@mweb.co.za, www.erdmanncontemporary.co.za
Hours: Tue - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 1pm
South African artists Manfred Zylla, Roderick Sauls, Garth Erasmus and Andrew Emdon explore the Afrikaans term 'riempie vasmaak' as a metaphor for an artistic process that celebrates both communal and individual freedom.

Cameron Platter at Bell-Roberts
Date: Opens: March 7 - Closes: March 31
Venue: Bell-Roberts Contemporary, 89 Bree Street, Cape Town
Tel: (021) 422 1100, Fax: (021) 423 3135, Email: suzette@bell-roberts.com, www.bell-roberts.com
Hours: Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm, Sat 10am - 2pm
Capetonian Cameron Platter presents his third solo exhibition at the Bell-Roberts with an installation of new work entitled 'kwakulekisa' ('it was funny').

Mustafa Maluka at Michael Stevenson
Date: Opens: February 15 - Closes: March 17
Venue: Michael Stevenson Contemporary Gallery, Hill House, De Smidt Street, Green Point
Tel: (021) 421 2575, Fax: (021) 421 2578, www.michaelstevenson.com
Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 1pm
Solo exhibtion of new paintings by Mustafa Maluka

Corlie de Kock and Collin Albertus at Rust-en-Vrede
Date: Opens: 7pm, February 13 - Closes: March 8
Venue: Rust-en-Vrede Gallery and Clay Museum, 10 Wellington Road, Durbanville
Tel: (021) 976 4691, Email: rustenvrede@telkomsa.net
Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 4.30pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
Corlie de Kock drawings and paintings focuses on the political in personal or family relationships.

'Instorage' and 'Twogether...' at 34Long
Date: Opens: February 6 - Closes: March 3
Venue: 34Long, 34 Long Street, Cape Town
Tel: (021) 426 4594, Email: fineart@34long.com www.34long.com
Hours: Tue - Fri 9am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 2pm
Adrian Köhler deals with masculine identity by distorting aspects of self-representation in his small framed paintings.

Norman O'Flynn at Bell-Roberts
Date: Opens: February 7 - Closes: March 3
Venue: Bell-Roberts Contemporary, 89 Bree Street, Cape Town
Tel: (021) 422 1100, Fax: (021) 423 3135, Email: suzette@bell-roberts.com, www.bell-roberts.com
Hours: Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm, Sat 10am - 2pm
Solo exhibition by Norman O'Flynn titled 'Never too late to be a man' investigates aspects of 'being a man' from the icons associated with masculinity to the ritual of becoming a man.

Jordan Tryon
Date: 7 February - 3 March
Venue: João Ferreira Gallery 
70 Loop Street  Cape, Town  8001, South Africa
tel: +27 21 4235403  fax:+27 21 4232136

Beezy Bailey at Everard Read
Date: Opens: February 15 Closes: March 1
Venue: Everard Read Gallery, 3 Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Tel: (021) 418 4527, Fax: (021) 418 4524, Email: ctgallery@everard.co.za, www.everard-read-capetown.co.za
Hours: Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm, Sat 9am - 4pm
Exhibition by Beezy Bailey with guest artist Joyce Ntobe


Sipho Ndlovu at The Everard Read Gallery
Date: Until March 31
Venue: The Everard Read Gallery, 6 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank
Tel: (011) 788 - 4805
Self-taught artist Ndlovu's trademark boxes filled with everything from Coca-Cola bottles, brightly coloured fruits, wine and flowers to farmers ploughing, offer fresh and humorous visual effects.

Willem H Oosthuizen at Secret Art Gallery
Date: Exhibition opens on tuesday 20 march  2007 at 7pm 
Venue: Secret Art Gallery,1102 Terblanche street (c/o 32nd ave) Villieria, Pretoria  
Contact Lionel Smit: 082 7735 664, secretartgallery@gmail.com
"the birth of instantaneous cutlery and other non-de-la-rey phenomena" an exhibition of pen and acrylic drawings by willem h oosthuizen.

Paul Edmunds at Art on Paper
Date: Opens: March 3 - Closes: March 24
Venue: Art on Paper Gallery, 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein Werf (Milpark), Johannesburg
Tel: (011) 726 2234, Email: info@artonpaper.co.za, Hours: Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm
Paul Edmunds' new body of work Array comprises a large lino cut, a blind embossing and several sculptures made mostly from PVC-insulated wire. These works continue Edmunds' exploration of materials, process and pattern in a series of structures which reference a variety of objects and systems, from growth configurations to networks and grids.

Inspired by Africa
Date: Until March 21
Venue: Yapanis Gallery, 300 Hans Strydom Drive, Randburg
Marina Aguiar's solo show encompasses a selection of three decades of being inspired by Africa.

Santu Mofokeng at the Standard Bank Gallery
Date: Opens: January 30 - Closes: March 17
Venue: The Standard Bank Gallery, cnr Simmonds and Frederick Street, Johannesburg
Tel: (011) 631 1889, www.standardbankgallery.co.za
Hours: Mon - Fri 8am - 4pm, Sat 9am - 1pm
Santu Mofokeng exhibition consisting of images from almost all of his major series from 1982 to 2006.

Wilma Cruise, Guy du Toit and Elfriede Dreyer at Fried Contemporary Art Gallery and Studio
Date: Opens: February 13 - Closes: March 10
Venue: Fried Contemporary Art Gallery and Studio, 430 Charles Street, Brooklyn, Pretoria
Tel: (012) 346 0158, Email: info@friedcontemporary.com, www.friedcontemporary.com
Hours: Tues - Fri 9am - 5pm, Sat 10am - 2pm
A show of work by three established figures on the South African art scene: Wilma Cruise, Guy du Toit and Elfriede Dreyer taking inspiration for the sculptures, video installations and prints on show from notions around the concept of 'Little Deaths', the artists explore various interpretations of this idea.

Mario Benjamin
Date: Until March 10
Venue: Afronova Gallery, Market Theatre, Newtown Precinct.
Haitian artist Mario Benjamin is back in Johannesburg with a solo exhibition.

Roger Palmer at the Premises Gallery at The Johannesburg Civic Theatre
Date: Opens: February 10 - Closes: March 3
Venue: The Premises Gallery at the Johannesburg Civic Theatre, Loveday Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
Tel: (011) 403 8358, Email: thepremises@onair.co.za, www.onair.co.za/thepremises
Hours: Tue - Sat 10am - 5pm
In an exhibition titled 'Plume', Roger Palmer explores ways in which he can re-present to an audience images that have been erased from our collective consciousness.


Vicki Ross van Wyk at the KZNSA Gallery
Date: Opens: March 6- Closes: March 25
Venue: The KZNSA Gallery, 166 Bulwer Road, Glenwood, Durban
Tel: (031) 202 3686, Fax: (031) 201 805, Email: curator@kznsagallery.co.za, www.kznsagallery.co.za
Hours: Tue - Fri 10am - 5pm, Sat - Sun 10am - 4pm
In this exhibition, Vicki Ross van Wyk explores the binary opposites of fragility and endurance that define the human spirit. These qualities are expressed though the juxtaposition of the tactility and inherent qualities of media such as clay, bitumen, copper, lead and paper.

Jacki Bruniquel at Bean Bag Bohemia
Date: Opens: March 7 - Closes: March 30
Venue: Bean Bag Bohemia, 18 Windermere Road, Greyville, Durban
Tel: (031) 309 6019, Hours: Mon - Sun 11am - late
In Bruniquel's 'Fight or Flight', the artist has used photography, painting and collage to create mixed media works which are richly layered and textured. Symbols such as birds, proteas, and landscape vistas are used to explore the notion of South African identity while the use of fabric and lace creates an atmosphere of femininity and idealism.

Street Life by Edoardo Di Muro at the Bat Centre
Date: Opens: February 9 - Closes: March 10
Venue: The Bat Centre, 45 Maritime Place, Small Craft Harbour, Durban
Tel: (031) 332 0451, Fax: (031) 332 2213, Email: events@batcentre.co.za
Artist Edoardo di Muroa exhibition of lithographic drawings titled 'Street Life'


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