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Threshold: climate change and environmental concern

‘Threshold’ was an exhibition of environmentally engaged art held in the Michaelis Gallery in October 2011, curated by Michaelis senior lecturer Virginia MacKenny as part of her 2011 Donald Gordon Creative Arts Award. It responded, in part, to the most pressing concern of our time: that of climate change. As its title suggests, the exhibition …

Pogonology

Read Return to Library From Paul Kruger to Che Guevara, Thabo Mbeki to the Taliban, designer stubble to lefty bristles, beards have always been potent containers of meaning. In his 18th solo exhibition, Pogonology, Malcolm Payne cultivates this history to present a series of bold graphic paintings premised on the aesthetics and significance of facial …

An Everlasting Once

Artist: Matthew Hindley Essay by: Lloyd Pollack Gallery: Brundyn+, Cape Town Dates: 23 February 2011 – 23 March 2011

Michaelis Graduate Exhibition 2011

Read Return to Library Michaelis Graduate Exhibition catalogue – class of 2011. This exhibtion is part of a series of annual exhibtions held by Michaelis Galleries, this show is for the students the point of departure into a promising future. For art-lovers it has become a tradition to see the newest crop of talented and …

Michaelis Graduate Exhibition 2014

Read Return to Library   Michaelis Graduate Exhibition catalogue – class of 2014. This exhibtion forms part of a series of annual exhibtions held by Michaelis Galleries. This show is for the students the point of departure into a promising future. For art-lovers it has become a tradition to see the newest crop of talented …

Michaelis School of Fine Art Exhibition & Auction

Read Return to Library   For this project a large number of Michaelis School of Fine Art graduates made generous donations of their work for a fundraising auction, the proceeds of which were put towards special projects at Michaelis, in particular to bursaries and scholarships for talented students. Preceeding the auction all donated work was …

Crossing Boundaries: contemporary art and artists from South Africa

Read Return to Library   The Gallery at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents Crossing Boundaries: Contemporary Art and Artists from South Africa, curated by VCUQatar gallery director Jochen Sokoly and South African gallerist Ortrud Mulder on Wednesday, 26 January 2011. The exhibition, Crossing Boundaries: Contemporary Art and Artists from South Africa, brings together a …