Tuesday, September 10, 2013

September News 2013

September 2013

New work by artist Albert Coertse entitled: ‘Fragile’. oil on valchromat. 120 x 120cm . Click here to view more works

Red Illumination

'Red Illumination', powder coated aluminium, Height 2 metres.

Andre Stead’s eagerly anticipated ‘Red Illumination’ has arrived at the gallery. Red is the colour of passion! A ballet dancers passion for her art is beautifully depicted in this powerful sculpture. ‘Red Illumination’ showcases a dancing figure suspended in a pirouette, poised on the edge of her balance. Her upper body pulls into a directional distortion of form that emphasizes her apparent movement. On the figure’s back is a jagged line that forms a continuous edge around the internal and external surface of the artwork. This line represents the boundary between the conscious and subconscious mind, each dependent on the other for balance, and continuously influencing one another.

LOUIS NEL 17.8.13
17.8.13, Oil on canvas, 120 x 150 cm

Before the dawn of a new day, when stillness greets and freshness defines one’s state of mind, these are periods of contemplation, reflection and peace. Gazing upon the soft landscapes and seascapes of Louis Nel’s work transports one to that quiet contemplative state. His works employ soft lines and muted tones, nothing in them captures the thought processes into a form or appearance. This characteristic of his work is what allows the mind to drift, drift where it may go, to form associations and to heighten sensations and emotions like a grand piece of music.


Ruan Huisamen “Portrait of the artist as a young woman", was selected as a finalist in the SPI National Portrait  awards 2013.

The Christopher Møller Art Gallery is proud to be participating in the inaugural Cape Town art fair, 'Art For Me'. The dates are: 25-27 October 2013. The fair will take place at 'The Lookout' at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, where the exhibitors will have their stands. The exhibition hours are: 11h00 - 18h00


SAADA is celebrating 50 years of exceptional art and antiques. The gallery will be taking a stand at the fair. Dates: 27th to the 29th of September. Venue: The Wanderers Club, Johannesburg.

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On the evening of the 29th of August, the gallery unveiled Andre Stead’s latest sculpture entitled ‘Red Illumination’ at ‘Foodcorp’ head quarters in Cape Town. It was an evening showcasing the mix of food, wine and art and the symmetry between the three art forms.


A new van for transporting bigger artworks was recently purchased for the business.


The interior of the gallery was recently rephotographed for our website.

Forthcoming exhibitions

Jaco Roux - My Limpopo, a solo exhibition - 3 October - 29 October 

Aldo Balding -A solo exhibition. 29 November - 23 December.

Andrew Salgado. A solo exhibition. "Enjoy The Silence" 30 January – 20 February 2014

A curated exhibition by South African art lover Carol Hodes. "From The Heart" 10 April – 1 May, 2014

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