Thymeless Tings by Gale McAll

Gale McAll, a photographer who blends her photography with art, captured an evening of some of the best local music. Thymeless Tings offered a perfect setting as Gypsy restaurant / music venue. The amazing talent of the many bands was perfectly enhanced by well-engineered sound. The lighting effects with lasers and hazers added that special… Read More GigMenu » »...

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Robert Slingsby, Crossing the Line

With a career spanning almost four decades divided between South Africa and Europe, Robert Slingsby is a seasoned veteran of the arts with a loyal following and collector base. He studied at the Vrije Akademie in Den Haag, Netherlands but it is arguably his longstanding research into the landscape and people of Southern Africa, and […] The post Robert Slingsby, Crossing the Line appeared first on Cape Town. Cape Town »...

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Picture & Paper

Picture & Paper – It began with the ostensibly inchoate act of making signs on surfaces, be they recordings of constellations, simple decorations or more arcane representations of shamanistic experiences, on rock surfaces and in caves. Picture & Paper . June 30 – July 28, 2015 Indeed the origins of humanity cannot be extricated from […] The post Picture & Paper appeared first on Cape Town. Cape Town »...

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Spain wants more SA music and films

Pretoria – King Juan Carlos of Spain wants to see more South African music, films and crafts in their country, Spanish Ambassador Benavides Orgaz told Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile during the signing of a cultural agreement between the two countries in Pretoria on Tuesday. “For us, signing a cultural agreement with a country […] The post Spain wants more SA music and films appeared first on GlobalBuzz SA....

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Falls of Halladale – a colourful ship’s story captured by Jack Spurling

Two mutinies, a man presumably lost overboard, two women crew members and a wreck off the coast of Australia are just some of the colourful incidents in the life of this four-masted, iron-hulled barque which was painted in 1927 by marine artist Jack Spurling. The painting by Spurling, while spirited, gives little indication of the […] Tony McGregor » »...

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The Defaced Spear

  The Spear by the artist, Brett Murray, has certainly created a fair amount of ink space and public outcry as well as debate. In the end, the defaced painting sold for R136,000 to some German buyer who will have something to discuss at their next tea party.   The post The Defaced Spear appeared first on GlobalBuzz SA. GlobalBuzz SA » Arts &...

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