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How to gauge the true value of South African art

by Juliette on March 20, 2017

In recent years there has been a steady increase in both the interest and value of all forms of South African art, but how can you be sure that you’re getting what you pay for?

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Last two pieces from a series…

by glyph on March 25, 2015

These are the last two pieces from this particular series that have been purchased. This body of work has also been used as a great point of reference for custom commissions – which we love!

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Vertical landscapes

February 19, 2015

People refer to either ‘landscape’ or ‘portrait’ when it comes to artworks. I have always found this interesting as there are so many examples in history of landscapes in long, vertical formats. We were recently commissioned to do a series that had to be customised to fit on panelled office walls and it was a great [...]

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Acrylic on Glass

February 5, 2015

Two pieces that were commissioned for a paneled office wall: done on three layers of glass, the layered effect unfortunately doesn’t show up in these snapshots.

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East Cape Seascape

December 11, 2014

These seascapes, commissioned at different times over the last four years, are all depictions of the same 1km stretch of coastline in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

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Pay like Picasso

October 31, 2014

A good friend of ours runs the Wolfpack restaurant in Parkhurst. He keeps a big roll of brown paper that guys often like to sketch on. We decided to have a bit of fun and run a project to encourage artists to hang-out and practice their sketch-work over a beer. The paper is now reserved [...]

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Portrait on Glass

October 31, 2014

Experimental painting on glass and polyboard using a palette knife.  

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Complexity

July 3, 2014

This series was commissioned by a CFO to show how his department distills massive amounts of very complex information into a concise strategy for increasing profit. The abstracted tag-art style was well received because it showed the department to be dynamic and interesting – the opposite of the stereotype. 860 X 2600mm mixed media on [...]

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The Studio – ahead of a few installation dates

June 18, 2014

Sometimes the best time to visit the studio is just before we have installations confirmed and there is art everywhere waiting to be signed, sealed and delivered (..and framed)!

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Abstracted Dunescape

March 28, 2014

Acrylic on Canvas 810 X 700mm (per panel) This triptych was purchased before it was finished in order to continue an already established theme across several boardrooms. Each room depicted different renditions of desert landscapes. You can view another one of the works here.

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