My first article with Art Radar Asia

I recently completed an Art Writing and Journalism course with Art Radar Asia.(http://artradarjournal.com/). It was a fabulous experience. My supervisor Kate N. was always available for constructive guidance and motivation (and lending a sympathetic, friendly ear). Very positive experience, highly recommended. The course ended with a published article! Here is mine: http://artradarjournal.com/2014/06/06/nalini-malani-visualizes-influence-of-globalization-on-india-asia-society-video-interview/ Nalini Malani visualises … Continue reading

Museum visit: Sharjah Art Museum: Women & Art- Interpreting Peace, Sunday 2 Feb

Seriously Sharjah Art Museum? The Sharjah Ladies Club (with sponsors) organized Women & Art Interpreting Peace exhibition at the Sharjah Art Museum 27Jan-28Feb. Seriously? I am not sure where they get these women from? There are many many talented local female artists that could have been approached for this. Of course, I dont know any … Continue reading

Gallery Talk: Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF), Saturday 1 Feb

How could I forget about the galleries at the Sharjah Art Foundation ? Shame on me! I just love these new buildings on the old port side of town, walking distance from the main Sharjah Art Museum. I dragged ms Reanda de Beer away from her exam studies on Saturday to attend a talk there. … Continue reading

Gallery visit: Courtyard area, Al Quoz, Wednesday 29th Jan

I went along with my glamorous gallery gal Gwyneth Nasr to the Courtyard galleries for exhibition openings. Starting off with A woman’s face in the crowd by Mohammadreza Sharifzadeh at the Etemad Gallery. The show comprised of 9 digital photography works 100 x 150 cm, depicting women in Iran. The artist is taking a humourous … Continue reading

Gallery visit: Lawrie Shabibi: Asad Faulwell

I am so glad I popped into this gallery this morning. I did like my previous visit to Gallery Isabelle vd Eynde, but I LOVED this exhibition in Lawrie Shabibi: Bed of Broken Mirrors by Asad Faulwell, as part of his ongoing series Les Femmes d’Alger. Detailed paint and ornate collage pieces, mixed with portraits … Continue reading

My final UNISA exhibition

Here are some photos of my final UNISA exhibition. I am delighted to share that I received three distinctions and a Merit award for Confessions of a Bored Housewife.

Confessions of a Bored Housewife sneak peek

Confessions of a Bored Housewife sneak peek….. Opening Saturday 30th November, 12noon, UNISA Art Gallery, Pretoria

Sharjah Biennale 11 (2013), Day 2

Here are some more photos of the Sharjah Biennale…. Today was alot more interesting and inspiring!!

Conclusion of Brett Murray controversy

The Goodman Gallery and the ANC have now reached an agreement over  the controversial artwork The Spear by Brett Murray. The Goodman Gallery released the following statement via email to all its subscribers: The joint settlement agreement – between President Jacob Zuma & the African National Congress and Goodman Gallery & Brett Murray – recognises … Continue reading

Brett Murray controversy

This is why I love art! My sister texted me from SA last night to say that this Brett Murray debacle has even made it on to her favourite soap opera! It must be causing quite the commotion then! Brett Murray, a South African artist, has caused great controversy with his show at the Goodman … Continue reading