From Giyani to Alex…

Ndlela hi komba hi lava va nga rhanga va yi famba I, charcoal & pastel on paper, 140 x 165 cm HR

Art lovers in both the Western Cape and Gauteng can enjoy twin exhibitions by South African artist Phillemon Hlungwani.

From Giyani to Alexandra – the journey continued will open at Circa Gallery in Rosebank, Johannesburg and The Gallery At Grande Provence in Franschhoek. The exhibition consists of charcoal and pastel drawings and a series of etchings that focus on the people and landscapes of the village of…
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My travelling trail of art

Outside the Basilica of St. Babila there is a man with deep brown eyes, an empty cup and less than ten toes. He smiled at the sketch of San Babila for a while after I walked away, and then quietely slipped it into his pocket. Outside the Basilica of St. Babila there is a man with deep brown eyes, an empty cup and less than ten toes. He smiled at the sketch of San Babila for a while after I walked away, and then quietely slipped it into his…
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Magic tricks

Siya

Talented illustrator Siyamthemba Bobotyana conjures a beautiful dream world based on his visions of everyday life:

I’m a 24-year-old illustrator and photographer who’s based in Johannesburg, though I’m originally from Whittlesea in the Eastern Cape. The creative bug hit me when I was four years old, after my father gave me a pen and paper with a sketch of a bus and said: “Son, draw this.” I drew it exactly as it was and have never stopped drawing since. Growing up, we moved to different locations around the country, depending on my…
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