Oil paintings that formed part of a group exhibition on the topic of Olive Schreiner at the Breytenbach Gallery in Wellington in 2018. Participating artists were Susan Bloemhof, Catherine Brennon and Andries Bezuidenhout.
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.
Title: “Doornkloof badskamer” (Doornkloof bathroom), by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 50x40cm, 2017
Bathroom of the farmstead of Jan Smuts. The house, a repurposed officers’ mess, is now a museum. The bathroom has a door to the courtyard veranda, where Smuts slept in summer.
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.
Title: “Kleineikeboom grensdraad”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 51x61cm, 2016
A pastoral scene from the farm Kleineikeboom on the road from Wellington to Hermon.
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Title: “Approaching the mountain”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 35x50cm, 2016
The highway into Cape Town.
Title: “Sheep going nowhere”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 30x40cm, 2016
From the farm Kleineikeboom near Hermon. Where the Boland meets the Swartland. Dedicated to Ingrid Glorie and Elize Zorgman, after a visit to Haarlem’s art galleries.
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Title: “Kimberley”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 25×25cm, 2017
A small townscape from Kimberley, the historical heart of diamond mining in South Africa and where the use of prison labour by Cecil John Rhodes led to the invention of the miners compound in South Africa.
Title: “Murraysburg bokke”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 59×42cm, 2016
Goats in the streets of Murraysburg, a Karoo town.
Sold by IS Art Gallery.