ART FAIRS 2015

This week sees the opening of the third annual Cape Town Art Fair (CTAF) taking place at the V&A Waterfront from 26 February to 1 March. It is a busy weekend in Cape Town with THAT Art Fair, Design Indaba and the Guild Design Fair all happening simultaneously.

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Warren Maroon
THE THINGS WE DO

2015 was a busy year for Worldart. We did a solo exhibition with Kilmany-Jo Liversage at the Hay Hill Gallery in London, a group exhibition about urban contemporary art curated by University of Cape Town lecturer Andrew Lamprecht, three art fairs (Cape Town Art Fair, Joburg Art Fair in Johannesburg and the Moniker Art Fair in London) and nine solo exhibitions at our gallery in Cape Town. The list of artists involved includes Kilmany-Jo Liversage, Khaya Witbooi, Lady Skollie, Gavin Rain, Dion Cupido, Marlise Keith and Claude Chandler.

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Warren Maroon
NEW EXHIBITION BY MARLISE KEITH: DIFFICULT THINGS

A solo exhibition by Marlise Keith opens on Thursday 5 October at the Worldart gallery on Church Street. The exhibition, titled Difficult things, consists of artworks in which she used sketching and sowing to create images and sculptures that explore a world where she pursued “difficult things”.

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Warren Maroon
LAUGH NOW, CRY LATER

Black Koki is known for murals and illustration work with an inquisitive and adventurous nature. He is busy and restless and entertains with an independent DIY approach to his art.

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Warren Maroon
LEG’KAARTE

Juan Voges, aka Rooiwolf, is a young artist with an eye for simplicity in beauty. He is also an artist with a busy mind, which explains why these pure and simple images seem so loaded.

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Warren Maroon
ONE-NIGHT EXHIBITION WITH LADY SKOLLIE

Laura Windvogel (aka Lady Skollie) believes that sex sells. Combining the traditional medium of water colours and child-like mark making of crayons, she explores the subject matter of genitals, relationships and gender roles in a playful, yet direct manner.

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Warren Maroon
THE NATURE OF OUR PRESENCE

Ricky Lee Gordon may or may not be a name you are familiar with, but you are likely to have seen his work in a public space in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Istanbul or any of a number of places in the world.

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Warren Maroon
CARNIVAL OF MEMORIES

Artist Dion Cupido’s fascination with memory, in particular its retrieval and the question of its accuracy, has always been an important subject in his paintings. With his latest solo exhibition titled Carnival of memories, he continues to explore this concept. The exhibition opens Thursday 5 February at the Worldart gallery in Cape Town.

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Warren Maroon