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: “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.