Category Archives: 2014

GOLDEN HAZE

06.12.14 – 17.01.15

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‘Golden Haze – End of year group salon in aid of the Sunflower Fund. Accessible, affordable artwork across a broad range of mediums by emerging and established local creatives.

 

 

END OF YEAR CHARITY SHOW AT SALON91
(DECEMBER 2014 – JANUARY 2015)

 

PRESS RELEASE:

A HUGE THANK YOU to all the generous participating artists, especially Dani Loureiro, who did all the design work for the show & as well as to our supportive clients. Thank you for everyone’s generosity, hard work & patience. The funds raised by the GOLDEN HAZE show in aid of THE SUNFLOWER FUND will pay for 10 tissue type tests!

 

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:

DANI LOUREIRO
PAUL SENYOL
ANDRZEJ URBANSKI
DANIEL HUGO
EMMA NOURSE
JACQUELIN ANN FLAGG
KATE SOAL
LEIGH TUCKNISS
MANDY ROBERTS
NICOLE DALTON
SYNDI KAHN
STEPHANIE SIMPSON
EMILY JANE LONG
KIRSTIE RAE SAMSON
LUDWICH OLIVIER
CANDY KRAMER
KIRSTEN BEETS
MAAIKE BAKKER
RIKUS FERREIRA
LARA FELDMAN
ANDREW SUTHERLAND
ANGELICA LUTHI
MARELIZA KIRSCHBAUM
WONDER MEYER
QUINTIN WEYER
STEPHANIE E. CONRADIE
BEN WINFIELD
ELIZE VOSSGATTER
KATRIN COETZER
MARIA LEBEDEVA
JUAN VOGES
KIRSTEN SIMS
CHRIS AURET
SWAIN HOOGERVORST
GABRIELLE RAAFF
FRANS SMIT
BERRY MEYER
NATASHA NORMAN
PIERRE LE RICHE
CATHY LAYZELL
RONALD MUCHATUTA
ALEXIA VOGEL
GABI LEE SMIT
CYNTHIA EDWARDS
MICHELE ROLSTONE
SARAH PRATT
ADELE VAN HEERDEN
CARLA KREUSER
SIMEON VAN DER BERGH
SARAH BIGGS
DONNA SOLOVEI
CANDACE DI TALAMO
LUCIE DEMOYENCOURT
JADE KLARA
VANESSA BERLEIN
TAHITI PEHRSON
MAYA LEMAITRE
IMOGEN CLARKE
MIA CHAPLIN
EMILY PARADIS
LARITA ENGELBRECHT
KAREN CRONJE
KIRSTY OLIVIER
DEWALD VENTER
& MORE…
For availability of works please enquire with us at the gallery
info@salon91.co.za / 021-424-6930

The Salon91 Team
& The Sunflower Fund

 

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SUNDAY’S CHILD

05.11.14 – 01.12.14

A solo exhibition by Kirsten Beets.

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See Kristen’s Bio also Here

 

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ODD TRADITIONS

15.10 – 01.11.14

Paul Senyol

Pierre Le Riche

An exhibition of painting & installation works by Paul Senyol & Pierre Le Riche.

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ARTWORKS AND INSTALLATIONS:

 

 

 EXHIBIT OPENING:

 

 

LINKS RELATED TO THIS EXHIBIT:

Pierre le Riche | Constructing Odd Traditions in Technicoloured Thread: between10and5

 

 

DISTANCE

17.09 – 11.10.14

An exhibition of oil paintings by Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs

 

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ARTWORKS SARAH BIGGS:

 

 

 

 

 

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ARTWORKS KIRSTEN LILFORD:

 

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An essay on Distance written by Natasha Norman (PDF).

 

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LINKS RELATED TO THIS EXHIBITION:

 

‘7 Emerging Contemporary Painters You Need To Know About’

Kirsten Lilford: http://10and5.com/2014/07/02/7-emerging-contemporary-painters-you-need-to-know-about/

 

‘The uncanny distance of Kirsten Lilford and Sarah Biggs”

artthrob.co.za: http://www.artthrob.co.za/Reviews/Alice_Gauntlet_reviews_The_Uncanny_Distance_of_Kirsten_Lilford__Sarah_Biggs_by_Kirsten_Lilford__Sarah_Biggs_at_Salon_91.aspx

 

 

/SCAPE

20.08 – 13.09.14

An exhibition of oil paintings by Swain Hoogervorst & Alexia Vogel*

 *Alexia Vogel appears courtesy of Barnard Gallery

 

SHOPFRONT VIEW:

 

ARTWORKS ALEXIA VOGEL:

 

ARTWORKS SWAIN HOOGERVORST:

THOSE WHO WANDER

25.07 – 16.08.14

A multimedia group exhibition, which explores the wastelands, misfits & outcasts, of the artists’ imaginations & of our universe.

Featuring an incredibly gifted & unique collection of eight young South African artists:

 

Gerhard Human

Ree Treweek

Daniël du Plessis

Jade Klara

Bruce Mackay

Jean de Wet

Hanno Van Zyl

Rikus Ferreira

 

 

ARTWORKS:

 

Gerhard Human:

 

Ree Treweek:

 

Daniël du Plessis:

 

Jade Klara:

 

Bruce Mackay:

 

Jean de Wet:

 

Hanno Van Zyl:

 

Rikus Ferreira:

 

SHOPFRONT:

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In the Press:

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Cape Times Tuesday, August 12, 2014 / Arts – Page 7

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Related Links:

Cape Town Bloghttp://capetownblog.co.za/2014/07/11/mediterranean-delicacies-meets-those-who-wonder/

My Cape Townhttp://mycapetown.co.za/news/2014/07/what-cape-town-bloggers-say-on-12-july-2014/

The Gremlinhttp://www.thegremlin.co.za/2014/07/13/cassia-at-nitida-medi-deli/

BizCommunityhttp://www.bizcommunity.com/Event/196/484/38706.html

Cape Town Tourism: http://www.capetown.travel/events/entry/mediterranean-delicacies-meets-those-who-wander

Spice4Life: http://www.spice4life.co.za/calendar-events/mediterranean-delicacies-meets-those-who-wander

What’s On: http://www.whatson..co.za/details.php?id=140454&event=Mediterranean%20Delicacies%20Meets%20Those%20Who%20Wander

KFMhttp://www.kfm.co.za/events/mediterranean-delicacies-meets-those-who-wander

 

TURBINE ART FAIR 2014

17 – 20.07.14

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Salon91 at Turbine Art Fair
Salon91 Contemporary Art Collection will be participating in the Turbine Art Fair in Johannesburg between 17 – 20 July 2014.
Find us at Stand A21.

Exhibiting Artists include:

Paul Senyol
Gabrielle Raaff
Swain Hoogervorst
Andrew Sutherland
Dani Loureiro
Andrzej Urbanski
Mia Chaplin

Artist Bios:

Artworks:

Salon91 | Stand A21
#TAF14 | #turbineartfair | http://www.turbineartfair.co.za

PAPER IS YOU II

25.06 – 19.07.14

An exclusively paper-based exhibition, which celebrates the diversity and richness of paper as artistic medium.

Featuring: Katrin Coetzer, Paul Senyol, Kirsten Sims, Andrzej Urbanski, Gabrielle Raaff & Berry Meyer

 

ARTWORKS:

 

Andrzej Urbanski:

 

Berry Meyer:

 

Gabrielle Raaff:

 

Katrin Coetzer:

 

 Kirsten Sims:

 

Paul Senyol:

 

 

 

OTHER DUST

28.05 – 21.06.14

Opening Night Wednesday 28 May 2014 at 18h30. The exhibition concludes Sat 21/6/2014 at 2pm.

A solo exhibition of paintings & illustrations by Andrew Sutherland.

 

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ARTIST’S STATEMENT

Andrew Sutherland’s latest body of work has been created almost entirely by referencing his growing collection of archival photographs, postcards and memorabilia.

The idea behind extracting elements found within these references has been to create new stories from old worlds. This “Other Dust” shows us the interesting history and practices of documented cultures and civilizations from around the world.

Andrew started marveling over old imagery and memorabilia many years ago but has only recently started to bring these references to light. As well as being a great source of days gone by, these images also offer a tactile, used or handled feeling that emits great warmth. These decaying references are slowly dissolving and will eventually return to the earth as dust, just like everything else. As we look to the future and grow, our past is quickly vanishing, as new history replaces the old.

Other Dust is a tribute to the old world and all its wonders. It admires adventure and discovery and exposes strange traditions and values.

All the works on display were made in Taiwan, where Sutherland has been living and traveling for the last 1-½ years. His exposure to Eastern culture has certainly played a part in the development in this series. His exposure to different ways of living and practices has helped shape this body of work.

 

GRAVITY – A visual exploration

30.04  – 24.05.2014

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GRAVITY – A VISUAL EXPLORATION

Dani Loureiro, Cassandra Leigh Johnson, Tess Metcalf, Nina Torr, Mariëtte Bergh, and Maaike Bakker, together with Salon91, present an all-female illustration & multidisciplinary exhibition themed around the idea of ‘Gravity’, a natural phenomenon few have managed to escape. Playing on the idea of opposing gravity, defying it, and also being fascinated by it, the group intends to explore the polarities of destruction, inversion, and attraction. Utilizing a broad range of materials, ‘Gravity’ will be interpreted and expressed in ways unimagined up until now…

 

ARTIST BIOGRAPHIES: 

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RELEVANT LINKS: 

Online Article: REVOLUTION DAILY

 

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Installation Views:

 

Dani Loureiro:

 

Maaike Bakker:

 

Mariette Bergh:

 

Cassandra Leigh Johnson:

 

Nina Torr:

 

Tess Metcalf:

 

CEREMONY

26.03 – 26.04.2014

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Artist: Mia Chaplin

A Solo Exhibition of Oil Paintings

Mia Chaplin was born in Durban, KwaZulu Natal, in 1990. After matriculating she moved to Cape Town to study at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, where she graduated with a BA in Fine Art in 2011. Mia works predominantly in oil on canvas and oil on paper. Mia’s works are highly expressive and characterised by muted tones, visible brushstrokes and a rich application of oils. Landscapes and portrait studies form her main subject matter. The artist has participated in a number of group shows since graduating, and exhibited her paintings with Salon91 at the first Cape Town art fair during 2013. She is currently based as a painter in Cape Town and is working from her studio in town.

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RELEVANT LINKS:

Online article: MIA CHAPLIN AT SALON91 – THE INSIDE GUIDE

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CONNECTIVITY

26.02 – 22.03.2014

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A solo exhibition by  Tahiti Pehrson

Tahiti Pehrson spent his early years without electricity growing up in a bohemian artist household in Northern California. Art was a mode of entertainment without television or music and long hours were spent in nature and drawing. Influenced by the burgeoning skateboarding and punk scene of the mid Nineteen-eighties and later engaging in the San Francisco street art and graffiti culture of the late Nineties. Traveling Europe and China in search of art enrichment and later attending the San Francisco Art Institute as a painting major, Pehrson left after a year and a half. A practice of stencil-making and street art evolved into a more and more detailed practice of paper cutting two and three-dimensional works.

Pehrson has been working and exhibiting in hand cut paper for the last fifteen years. Over the last five plus years his works have concentrated on highly detailed geometric patterns called Guilloche which date back to Classical Greek and Roman times, later to be perfected by the Rose Engine Lathe in France in the late 1700’s. Today these patterns can be seen on almost every currency in the world as well as hub cups watches and also seem to touch on the design sense intrinsic to nature. These highly detailed monochromatic works create with light and shadow a hypnotic field of Moire patterning.

With many intersections creating a larger fabric, themes in the work center around Connectivity, Systems, Variation and fragility.

 

ARTIST’S STATEMENT:

For as long as I can remember I have used art to define and document my experiences. The inexactness of outcome always suited me and yet my work has evolved more and more towards exactness. In the process of cutting more and more detailed works I started to become aware of variation and indeed of repetition. Each shape morphing from square to diamond to triangle, and each variation leading to the next, all forming a larger fabric and pattern. A system connected. Our world is often defined by our differences rather than the reality of parts of a whole. I became interested in the things that make us the same. Even if art is reduced only to a visual experience, trying to create an experience that could both inspire and suggest a wide variety of narratives. The viewer is invited to tailor his/her own experience, and thus engaging personally. A person of faith may read and interpret religious or spiritual implications while a more scientifically minded individual could see Geometry yet both narratives describe a larger system encompassing a whole. There is a tension, which exists between the apparent fragility of the medium played against the strength of connectivity in a radiant fabric of variation.

 

ARTWORKS:

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INTERVIEW:

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TAHITI PEHRSON DOCUMENTARY – TRAILER
During February 2014, we were blessed to host a solo exhibition by Tahiti Pehrson. While the artist and his travel companion were in Cape Town, they filmed part of a documentary on Tahiti’s career as artist and his passion for skateboarding, as well as the ways in which people are universally connected, hence the name of his solo exhibition, Connectivity. Watch the beautifully crafted trailer here, which features music by Bilderberg Motel.

Thank you Adrian Day of Baseline.

 

CAPE TOWN ART FAIR 2014

27.02 – 02.03.2014

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Salon91 will be participating in the second Cape Town Art Fair this February.

 

ARTWORKS PRESENTED:

AWAY

29.01 – 22.02.2014

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Artist: Sarah Pratt

Born in Zimbabwe in 1972, Sarah Pratt holds a Master of Fine Arts degree. She is a highly skilled printmaker, specializing in copper etching, linocut, collograph and monoprint. After spending 10 years in the print department of Michaelis as a part-time staff member , Sarah decided to devote most of her time to making her own work. She is an extremely prolific artist, constantly creating, and participating in a number of exhibitions. Sarah works from a group studio in Observatory, where she is currently interested in ink and gouache on paper, paper cut-out work, monoprints and drypoints.

29 January – 22 February 2014

Opening Night Wednesday 29 January 2014 at 18h30. The exhibition concludes Sat 22/2/2014 at 2pm.

About Away:

Toward or into non-existence. While travelling from Cape Town to Dubai, Manchester to Wales, London to Singapore, and finally New Zealand back to Cape Town, Sarah Pratt presents a body of work both inspired and dictated by a ‘Journey’. ‘Away’ invokes feelings of being apart, elsewhere, afar and astray. Travel exposes us to other worlds that, despite our scheduled timeline, seem to exist in a timeless realm. While moving in a systematic manner from point to point, Sarah Pratt harnesses her travel experiences, both physical and psychological, to inform the nature of these works. Using pen, ink and gouache, she focuses on producing a series of works that are an exploration of other-worldliness, works that illustrate another place and are created in unfamiliar environment

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LINKS RELATED TO THIS EXHIBITION:

WHAT’S ON IN CAPE TOWN:  CLICK HERE

HOME IS WHEREVER I’M WITH YOU

06.12.2013 – 25.01.2014

Salon91-Dec

 

Home is wherever I’m with you – A large-scale group show by Salon91s favourite artists! Expect to see accessible, affordable work across a broad range of mediums by emerging local creatives. This festive season Salon91 will donate a percentage of the profits raised from the show to the Ithemba Labantwana Children’s Home.

The show will run until 25 January 2014.

Participating Artists:

Donna Solovei
Syndi Kahn
Olivie Keck
Johke
Lucie De Moyencourt
Lara Feldman
Ben Winfield
Lauren Fowler
Charisse Gardiner
Leanne Shakenovsky
Paul Senyol
Kirsten Sims
Tyrrel Thaysen
Christi du Toit
Claudette Maskell
Swain Hoogervoorst
Mieke van der Merwe
Mia Chaplin
Philippa Green
Kirsten Beets
Jade Klara
Candice Ježek
Motel 7
Elsabe Milandri
Bruce Mackay
Rikus Ferreira
Sarah Pratt
Matthew Oldfield
Gabriella Raaff
Galia Gluckman
Hello Mr Frank (Frank Conradie)
Ludwich Olivier
Katrine Claassens
Cassandra Leigh Johnson
Gerhard Human
Caroline Mackintosh
Katrin Coetzer
Cynthia Edwards
Zelda Weber
Arnelle Woker
Jean de Wet
Elmarie van Straten
Dani Loureiro
Andrzej Urbanski
Andrew Sutherland
Adrie le Roux
Lorenzo Nassimbeni
Candace Di Talamo
Maaike Bakker
Nina Torr
Lale Guralp
Maria Lebedeva
Christopher Denovan
Christiaan Conradie
Tanja Deman
Peter Mammes
& More…

 

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