Gallery Guide - January 31, 2013

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THE AVA GALLERY, Church Street, CBD. Tel: 021 424 7436:

Greatest Hits 2012: If the Halls Could Talk. Artworks selected from the Michaelis School of Fine Art (UCT), Ruth Prowse School of Art and Stellenbosch University graduate exhibitions. Ends February 8.

A Word of Art, 66 Albert Road, Woodstock Exchange. Tel: 083 300 9970:

Ways of Seeing. The result of a month-long painting project curated by Ricky Lee Gordon, aka Freddy Sam (Cape Town), and international artists in residence, Know Hope (Tel Aviv), Gaia (New York) and Franco Jaz Fasoli (Buenos Aires). Ends March 9.

blank projects, 113-115 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Tel: 072 198 9221:

Jaco van Schalkwyk’s third solo exhibition. Ends March 2.

Talking About 12 Paintings. A small group of works in between painting and sculpture by Gerda Scheepers. Ends March 2.

Burr & Muir Antiques, corner Church and Loop streets, Cbd, Tel: 021 422 1319.

Postcard Art. An exhibition of postcard-sized art (10cm x 15cm) by Peter Clarke, Simon Jones, Eris Silke, Gail Catlin, Wendy Anziska, Hardy Botha and others. Ends February 28.

BRUNDEN & GONSALVES, 71 Loop Street, CBD, Tel: 021 424 5150:

An exhibition of work by recent graduates from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, the Ruth Prowse School of Art and the University of Stellenbosch. Ends March 6.

THE CAPE GALLERY, 60 Church Street, CBD, Tel: 021 423 5309:

Works by Mandy McKay, Veronica Reid and Helen van Stolk. Ends February 9.

Commune.1, 64 Wale Street, CBD, Tel: 021 423 5600:

The Outcome of Turner Adams. Thirty-five large-scale photographs that document a year in the life of Turner Adams, who spent 24 years in prisons such as Pollsmoor. By Gordon Clarke. Ends February 28

DISTRICT 6 HOMECOMING CENTRE, 15 Buitenkant Street, CBD, Tel: 021 480 7153:

Spring Queen: the Staging on the Glittering Proletariat. The Centre for Curating the Archive launches an exhibition featuring the annual Spring Queen competition. Until February 26.

JOHANS BORMAN FINE ART, 16 Kildare Road, Newlands. Tel: 021 683 6863:

A selection of works by Irma Stern, Maggie Laubser, Erik Laubscher, Walter Battiss, Cecil Skotnes, Pranas Domsaitis, Ephraim Ngatane and Sydney Kumalo and new works by contemporary artists Walter Meyer, Jacobus Kloppers, Daan Vermeulen and Ben Coutouvidis.

THE LOVELL GALLERY, 135 Albert Street, Woodstock. Tel: 021 447 5918:

Timeline. The collection of Elad Kirshenbaum: a cohesive yet eclectic accumulation of urban art by internationally renowned artists Shepherd Fairey, Bison, Dran, Faith 47, Black Koki, Swoon, Conrad Botes and more. Ends February 27.

ROSE KORBER ART, 48 Sedgemoor Road, Camps Bay, Tel: 021 438 9152:

Summer Show. Looks back at some of the work exhibited at the gallery over the past 20 years, including works by William Kentridge and photographers Dale Yudelman and Jurgen Schadeberg. Ends February 28.

RYNO SWART ART GALLERY, 136 St George’s Street, Simon’s Town Tel: 021 786 3975:

New work by figurative artist Ryno Swart. Ends February 28.

SALON91 CONTEMPORARY ART COLLECTION, 91 Kloof Street, Gardens. Tel: 082 679 3906:

Aurora. Group exhibition of illustration by Kirsten Beets, Maria Lebedeva, Adrie Le Roux, Kirsten Sims. Ends February 23.

SANLAM HALL, Kirstenbosch Gardens, RHODES DRIVE, NEWLANDS.

The South African Society of Artists hosts its 2013 Merit Exhibition, a showcase for members who achieved high scores in last year’s annual exhibition selection. Call Liz Pearson at 021 671 8941 for information about the opening event. Ends Sunday.

SIMON’S TOWN LIBRARY COMMUNITY HALL, 9 Belhar Road, Simon’s town. Tel: 071 111 1757:

Solo art and sculpture exhibition by Nigel Hewett. February 15 to 28.

THE SOUTH AFRICAN PRINT GALLERY, 109 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Tel: 021 462 6851:

Cape Beauty. Handmade woodblock prints by Joshua Miles. Ends Monday.

STEVENSON, Buchanan Building, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Woodstock, Tel: 021 462 1500:

Black Cargo. Burundian artist now living in Joburg, Serge Alain Nitegeka’s first solo exhibition (sculpture, painting and installation). Ends February 23.

The Loom of the Land. Exhibition of South African landscapes. Ends March 1.

WHATIFTHEWORLD/gallery, corner of 1 Argyle Street and Albert Road, Woodstock. Tel: 021 802 3111:

Cars and Girls. Solo exhibition by Frances Goodman, a multimedia exploration of issues around female identity which merges the glittering allure of cars with that of women as a symbol of desire, sex, success and promise. Ends March 9.

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