Author Archives: Catherine

Da Vinci Gallery : Opening Exhibition

Leonardo Da Vinci Gallery: opening exhibition | 1st to 15th March 2016 4 Spin Street, 1st floor, 4 Church Square, Cape Town CBD www.davincigallery.co.za Greef Properties & The Mitchells Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust Invites you to a very special art auction with guest speaker Trevor Manuel Taj Hotel ‘The Reserve’ Art Auction | 16th […]

Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust

MEDIA ALERT (NOT FOR PUBLICATION) ATTENTION: All Editors/News Editors/Picture Editors/Reporters/Art, Culture, Education, Lifestyle and Sport specialist writers TREVOR MANUEL TO ANNOUNCE ART AUCTION AND GOLF DAY FUNDRAISERS FOR MITCHELL’S PLAIN BURSARY AND ROLE MODEL TRUST   The Mitchell’s Plain Bursary and Role Model Trust (“the Trust)) will this week host a media conference at which […]

Artist Jean Jullien Harnesses His Instinctive Human Reaction to Create Viral #PeaceforParis Drawing

Jean Jullien Peace for Paris (2015) Photo: Jean Jullien (@jean_jullien) via Instagram. artnet news | Sarah Cascone With the world still reeling following the tragic events in Paris on Friday, one image has become a symbol of peace in the wake of coordinated acts of terror that left 129 people dead and 352 injured. Within mere hours […]

After a Turbulent Couple of Years, Oscar Murillo Hits Reset in London by Going Back to His Roots

An installation view of Oscar Murillo’s show “binary function,” at David Zwirner London, Oct. 10 – Nov. 20, 2015. Artspace | Mat Smith The last three years have been a whirlwind for the Colombian artist Oscar Murillo. He graduated from London’s Royal College of Art in 2012, signed to David Zwirner the following year, and subsequently became […]

Photographer Catherine Opie on How Holbein, Da Vinci, and Cindy Sherman Shaped Her View of the Body

Catherine Opie’s photograph Angelina Scheirl, 1993, from Phaidon’s Body of Art. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles © Catherine Opie. Artspace | Karen Rosenberg The photographer Catherine Opie emerged during the era of the culture wars with searing, confrontational portraits and self-portraits—works that simultaneously asserted queer identity, aspirational American domesticity, and membership in the art-historical fraternity […]