Hermanus FynArts

Every year there is this art festival in Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa. Plenty of sculptures along the Cliff Path but not this year. It’s a meager outdoor exhibition but the few sculptures I saw are interesting. The event, including some concerts, workshops, etc. started last Thursday and ends this Sunday 18 June. More worthwhile …

Earth, Wind and Fire

In addition to serving as spouts for water in ancients times, the gaping mouths of gargoyles evoked the fearsome destructiveness of these legendary beasts, reminding the laity of the need for the (Roman Catholic) church’s protection. A previous owner of this house added them to keep evil spirits out. Original photographs in black and white. …

Sunrise in Nowhere …

… between Napier and Elim in the Overberg, South Africa.  

Sunrise

Typical golden hour landscape in the Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

Solar Eclipse

Sunday 26 February 2017:  5:35 PM local time in Napier, Western Cape, South Africa.

Tesselaarsdal revisited

Tesselaarsdal is a small hamlet somewhere in nowhere between Caledon and Hermanus in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Busy weeks ahead

Busy weeks ahead. To start with: preparing 2 exhibitions; first one ‘Angels & Demons’ in Breytenbach Gallery in Wellington from 26 November to mid-January 2017 and after that in Cape Palette in George. And then I just got involved in the decoration of a house in Hermanus with some of my Overberg landscapes; printed on …

The Heat is on

… is the title of one of my imaginaries today and tomorrow on display during the Baardskeerdersbos Art Route in Baardskeerdersbos, Western Cape, South Africa. At the B’Bos Art Gallery. The imaginary is based on one of the giant gargoyles of sculptor Ulrich Riek from Napier.

Tomorrow the last day …

… of the Agri Mega Week in Bredasdorp, Western Cape, South Africa. A nice family outing on a surface of 25 hectare. Take your time. It’s worthwhile the visit.

And now it’s official

I’m participating in the Baardskeerdersbos Art Route. Twice yearly (Aurumn and Spring) this art event is organised by artists and an art gallery in this hamlet in the Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. Gallery owner Ivan Trollip loves my quirky imaginaries and you will see quite a few of these next to some landscapes. Dates: Saturday …