For the art aficionados

As we step into the month of celebrating art, Southern Guild has curated a trio of exciting events and exhibitions for avid art collectors and enthusiasts.
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Justine Mahoney Venus | Image by Hayden Phipps
Justine Mahoney
Mage
From 6 February till 13 May 2020

Justine Mahoney’s second solo exhibition with Southern Guild delves into the tangled web of transformation from adolescence to adulthood. Many of the works in Mage are transgressive, tracing the dialectical forces that the artist sees in all of us – power and vulnerability, desire and self-protection, broken-ness and healing. She presents an alternative mythology for our times, given form through nine bronze figures representing antiheroes, archetypes and hybridised characters.

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Rich Mnisi Nwa Mulamula Chaise | Image by Hayden Phipps
2020 Investec Cape Town Art Fair
Booth SP1
Running from 14 to 16 February

Southern Guild will exhibit for the first time at the 8th edition of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair, held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Cape Town gallery will feature as a special project with a group of works that explore the interrelationship of art and design. Featured artists include Dokter and Misses, Porky Hefer, Rich Mnisi and Zizipho Poswa. 

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Andile Dyalvane Cornish Wall Leach Pottery | Images by Sarah White
Andile Dyalvane
Leach Pottery | Selected Works
Currently taking place till 18 February 2020

This collection of 30 hand-built vessels, bowls and platters was made over a period of seven weeks while Andile Dyalvane was artist-in-residence at Leach Pottery in St. Ives, Cornwall, widely considered the birthplace of British studio pottery. Andile’s prolific output at Leach – founded in 1920 by master ceramicist Bernard Leach and Shoji Hamada – is the result of a profound energetic flow grounded in the artist’s Xhosa heritage and embracing the world at large. The collection offers a fascinating window onto a collaboration between his African-inspired approach and the traditions of British studio pottery.

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