A PAINTING ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED AT MARIKANA

Khaya Witbooi’s latest painting, pictured above, was inspired by the unfortunate events that took place in September 2012 at the Lonmin platinum mines near Marikana in South Africa where police shot and killed 42 protesters while on strike to demand a better basic wage.

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Warren Maroon
LOUIS OLIVIER SOLO AT WORLDART

Visual artist Louis Olivier, presents his latest body of work titled Beginsel at Worldart Gallery on 26 November 2012. This exhibition is Olivier’s first solo exhibition in Cape Town, and it will be followed by his third Johannesburg based solo exhibition at Artspace JHB in 2013.

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Warren Maroon
KILMANY-JO LIVERSAGE EXHIBITION INFORMATION

After two consecutive sell-out exhibitions at Worldart in Cape Town, Kilmany-Jo Liversage was invited to do two solo exhibitions elsewhere – one in Johannesburg and one in Singapore. Here she is pictured with the Johannesburg-bound paintings just before they are to be packaged.

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Warren Maroon
ORLA BY KILMANY-JO LIVERSAGE

“I draw inspiration from street culture and source portrait images from mass-media and social networks. The portraits are randomly selected and although the person portrayed might not be familiar to the viewer, it conjures up a universally recognizable sense of familiarity. The viewer is confronted with a complete stranger, yet senses a mutual common ground.”

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NEW BY KHAYALETHU WITBOOI

Pictured above is the latest painting from Khayalethu Witbooi’s studio. Witbooi combines oil and spray paints to create artworks with which he shares a view of the world from a place few of us know, usually with a strong sense of political and social awareness.

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YESTERDAY’S PARROT BY MAJA MALJEVIC

“Painting requires experience, dedication, boredom, excitement, dissatisfaction and an eye for possibilities. A portrait can rise out of a still life, a still life can descend into a landscape, a finger is a toe and two legs, slightly parted, might be a whisper.”

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SCULPTURES UNUSUAL

A bronze Edoardo Villa alongside a Maurice Mbikayi made of plastic keyboard keys is an unusual sight. And it is exactly this sense of adventure that can be expected from POP-IN a South African sculptural exhibition curated by Alberto Rodriguez.

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Warren Maroon
AYANDA MABULU’S PAINTING

The controversial Brett Murray work depicting Zuma with his pants down, certainly got tongues wagging recently. And those in the know, remembered Cape Town artist Ayanda Mabulu’s painting titled Ngcono ihlwempu kunesibhanxo sesityebi (Better poor than a rich puppet).

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WORLDART PRINTS – THE FIRST RELEASE

Worldart is pleased to announce the release of its first limited edition print series under the banner of Worldart Prints. It will consist of a carefully curated selection of paintings by popular artists and will be made available as prints personally signed and numbered by the selected artists.

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GUARDIANS

Norman O’Flynn is one of those rare artists who understands the art of appearing to be light hearted while the truth is that he is he is being quite the opposite. His latest exhibition is no exception. Titled Guardians, the paintings feature superheroes like Superman and The Hulk painted with flare and with an abundance of colour, big and dramatic.

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PERCEPTIONS OF BEAUTY BY DION CUPIDO

Dion Cupido has come a long way from being a teenager doing graffiti on walls in the Cape Flats to the artist who is about to have his first solo exhibition at a city gallery. His exhibition titled Perceptions of beauty will be on show at the Worldart gallery (54 Church Street) from 13-27 February.

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Warren Maroon