Z.K. Matthews House, Alice

“Z.K. Matthews House, Alice”

Title: “Z.K. Matthews House, Alice”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on paper, 66x49cm, 2017, framed with kiaat wood and glass

An interior from the Z.K. Matthews house in Alice, Eastern Cape. There are plans to restore the house as a museum. Currently standing empty, but still a beautiful space.

Price: R7 500 (framed)

Elements of Realism – exhibition

Three works were on display as part of an exhibition titled “Elements of Realism”, with works by J.H. Pierneef, J.E.A. Volschenk, Frans Oerder, Walter Meyer, John Kramer, Willem Pretorius, Nadrie Botha, Rosemary Joynt, Gerbrand van Heerden, Oliver Scarlin, Rob MacIntosh and Andries Bezuidenhout. The exhibition comprises of landscapes, portraits, interiors and still lifes.

Absolut Art Gallery, 19 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch, first floor gallery, 25 May to 24 June 2017.

Sunday night, Cullinan

"Sunday night, Cullinan"
“Sunday night, Cullinan”

Title: “Sunday night, Cullinan: And there are no diamonds in the mine”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 40×50cm

Cullinan is a diamond mining town near Pretoria. One of the world’s biggest diamonds was discovered here. The title refers to a song by Leonard Cohen.
 
Price: Not for sale

Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey

"Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey"
“Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey”

Title: “Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 90x76cm, 2016

Translation of the title: “Sun sets on the Dutch Reformed Church, Lady Grey.” Lady Grey is a small town close to South Africa’s border with Lesotho and hosts an arts academy for primary and secondary school pupils. The town was named after Eliza Lucy Spencer, the wife of the governor of the Cape Colony, Sir George Grey.

Price: R12 000

St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek

"St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek"
“St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek”

Title: “St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 40.6×40.6cm, 2016

Translation of the title: “St James, driving back from the library.” St James is a suburb of Cape Town. This painting was on exhibition at the Breytenbach Gallery in Wellington as part of an exhibition titled “Boekmerke/Bookmarks”.

Price: Context Anne-Ghrett Erasmus at the Breytenbach Gallery at galery [at] breytenbachsentrum.co.za [note the Afrikaans spelling of “galery” in the e-mail address]