Title: “Ek ry die hele nag lank”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 40.6×40.6cm, 2016
The title refers to a song by Afrikaans musician Valiant Swart. The song deals with a trip from the Western Cape to Johannesburg (referred to as Gomorrah) and Pretoria (Sodom) to perform to audiences there. In the song the speaker drives all day long – “ons ry die hele dag lank”.
Title: “Prynnsberg, ‘n lug vol helder wolke”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 25.5×25.5cm, 2017
A painting from a series completed at Prynnsberg in the Eastern Free State. The title refers to a novel by Karel Schoeman – “‘n Lug vol helder wolke”, situated in the Free State. Translated into English the book title refers to a sky filled with luminous or bright clouds.