Art In Stellenbosch: There's Much More Than Wine In South Africa's Western Cape
Wine enthusiasts have long raved about the town of Stellenbosch, just outside of Cape Town. The last thing I was expecting on a recent visit to South Africa’s Western Cape province was to enjoy an arts primer to go along with visits to all those famous local vineyards. With Stellenbosch less than an hour’s [...]
Framed size: (670x569x35)mm The majestic baobab dominates the landscape. The surrounding vegetation is dwarfed by this giant. With branches reaching out and towards the sky, with millennia captured inside it's awesome circumference, one can only guess what the dimensions of its root system must be. Alice Hendriks Boshoff This is not a real scene, but a created landscape. My main aim was to recreate the sense of awe and humility that I experienced as a young man and our family visited the…
A collection of folk tales mostly centred around Anansi. In West African lore Anansi is known as a trickster god, and is often depicted as either a spider, a human or a combination of both. Thus many of the stories are attempts by Anansi to trick others for his own gain. Other stories are about why certain animals act in certain ways.
Strauss & Co's Incredible Auction Feast of 11 Sterns, 17 Pierneefs, 9 Maggie Laubsers, 5 Prellers - South African Art Times:
MUSEUM QUALITY MASTERWORK PAINTINGS BY SOUTH AFRICA’S LEADING ARTISTS SET TO TAKE STRAUSS & CO’S R80-MILLION SALE (£4.5M) TO RECORD BREAKING LEVELS A FEAST OF 11 IRMA STERNS; 17 PIERNEEFS; 9 MAGGIE LAUBSERS; 5 ALEXIS […]