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Archive of posts filed under the Art category.

Isabel le Roux South African Artist

Isabel le Roux was born in Rustenburg, a city situated at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountain range in North West Province of South Africa. She began her career as an art teacher and has been painting professionally since 1974. Her dynamic style is both expressionistic and contemporary, employing the vibrant and bold use of […]

Raymond Loewy the Father of Industrial Design

Historians refer to Raymond Loewy as the designer of the modern world. He began his career drawing for Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and Vogue before moving into industrial design towards the end of the 1920s. “There is a frantic race to merchandise tinsel and trash under the guise of ‘modernism’. I can claim to have […]

Peter Wooldridge South African Artist

Peter Wooldridge hails from Krugersdorp, a mining town situated in the West Rand district of Gauteng Province, South Africa. After attending the Johannesburg School of Arts, in 1965 Peter obtained a Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Witwatersrand, where he was voted Student of the Year. He initially followed a career as a […]

Alexis Bester Local Artist Based In Tulbach South Africa

Alexis Bester’s style is naive surrealism. Harlequin and clown images in his work are a product of fascination with the circus and the performing arts.

Martha Graham Dancing The Hidden Language of the Soul

Martha Graham, an influential American dancer and choreographer whose career spanned over seventy years, was the first dancer to perform at the White House

Local Hermanus Artist Alyson Guy

Among the foremost attractions of Hermanus is the industrious and talented community of artists and writers that live and work in this beautiful coastal town.

Local South African Artist Hannetjie de Clercq

The artist’s unique style is strongly sensual and inspired by middle age frescoes and icons. Mainly tempera and also oils and watercolours on canvas.

Local Artist Joshua Miles Creates With Reflected Light

Joshua’s skillful interpretation of shadow and the effect of light on water is featured in many of his oil paintings and reduction woodcuts. He finds his inspiration in the beautiful landscapes of the Overberg and Little Karoo,

Summertime Crafting Fun

People look forward to spending time outdoors during the summer, but on days when it’s too hot to be outdoors, summertime crafting provides an alternative.

Hermanus Based Artist Terry Kobus Lighthouse at Danger Point

Local Hermanus artist Terry Kobus beautifully captures the deep tranquillity, the stillness of the landscape, in this beautiful part of the coast near Hermanus