The Old Bloemhof School houses the
Sasol Arts Gallery of the
Painting by Hérine Fourie
Artists of the day:
Marlene von Dürckheim
Marlene working towards the just right feel
Boris Gorelik, Incredible Tretchikoff, Tafelberg 2013
Francois Verster's enlarged Gallery of paintings
Florian Breuer's photo gallery
Bertie du Plessis
Artist, Designer and Author of books
Angela Tölken, Artist Jeweller
Her third solo exhibition was opened at the US Art Gallery on 26 October 2010
See Strijdom van der Merwe's new page
Peter Höhsl, painter and film maker
The university town of Stellenbosch is a very special place and home to many
We present artists of the Stellenbosch area
and are busy compiling a list of artists
- who live or have lived in Stellenbosch
- who worked or studied here and
- who have already exhibited their work in a renown gallery
If you want to feature in this website, please note that pages are not free anymore. You are invited to order your own page and/or gallery at a very reasonable a discount and updates are free.
See 2 examples Strijdom and Peter
Read also my letter to artists and authors
The book, Stellenbosch Writers, was published in March 2005.
More artists of the day
Links of the day:
"The beauty of Mr. Kannemeyer's work is in the jarringly funny contrast between its cheerful, seemingly innocent style and its reflection of the hideous underbelly of South African politics and society."
New York Times
The big bad bitterkomix handbook
by Anton Kannemeyer; Conrad Botes
Quote of the day:
I have difficulty with the notion that art must be challenging.
Beauty is the promise of happiness.
El arte es la mentira que nos permite comprender la verdad
art is the lie that makes us realize truth
El arte sacude del alma el polvo acumulado en la vida diaria
Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life
There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.
There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.
Hace falta mucho, mucho tiempo para ser joven
It takes a very long time to become young
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