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, an influential American dancer and choreographer whose career spanned over seventy years, was the first dancer to perform at the White House
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.
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.
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,
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.
Local Hermanus artist Terry Kobus beautifully captures the deep tranquillity, the stillness of the landscape, in this beautiful part of the coast near Hermanus
Ronald West paints Italy, the Italian and French way of life, food, wine, street and café scenes, vibrant colours, tango and lambada, bicycles and old cars.
Internationally renowned artist, and local Hermanus resident, Derrick Dickens’ aviation artwork featuring aircraft of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, as seen here, is the subject of a recently published book. This magnificent work of 168 pages is entitled Illustrated History of the Fleet Air Arm – Stringbag to Shar 1938 to 2006. It features [...]
South African artist Adriaan S. de Lange is featured here as a sculptor and painter who works in the countryside outside Stellenbosch in the Western Cape of South Africa. That’s just 150 kilometres from my home town, Hermanus. That means he’s a local in the broader scheme of things. Well, we like to think so, [...]