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  • For Sale Project Group Exhibition 2017

    For Sale Project Group Exhibition 2017

    Tue, Jul 4, 2017

    Event:               For Sale Project Group Exhibition 2017

    When:                Saturday, 8 July until Sunday, 6 August 2017

    Opening event: Saturday, 8 July 2017 at 11:30 for 12:00

    Where:               Pretoria Art Museum

      Cnr Francis Baard and Wessels Street, Arcadia Park, Arcadia

     

    The For Sale Project Group Exhibition 2017 features three pairs of artists from various academic institutions in Tshwane: the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), the University of Pretoria (UP) and the University of South Africa (Unisa). This years' exhibition differs from previous exhibitions curated over the past decade and a half in that, for the first time, it offers the opportunity for the voices of young contemporary artists who are not affiliated with the Pretoria Art Museum's Education and Development Programme to be heard.

     

    For Sale Project Group Exhibition's strategic team presents the work of Danna Hall (UP), Rolene Byleveld (UP), Sello Letswalo (TUT), Sipho Ntjie (TUT), Louise Steenpoorte (Unisa) and Duduzile Mlilo (Unisa) in an exhibition aimed at exposing the work of these artists to the contemporary art market scene in Tshwane. Thematically speaking the body of work submitted for this exhibition straddles isolation, mass media manipulation, abuse and the somewhat enigmatic ambivalence brought to bear on our society by the technological advances of our time. The range of techniques featured in this exhibition ranges from drawing and mixed media to photography and digital prints.

     

    The artist whose work sells the most at this exhibition will be selected to hold a solo exhibition in 2018. This is in line with the core aim of the For Sale Project Exhibition to expose young contemporary artists to the art-supporting public and the contemporary art market in Tshwane and South Africa.

     

    The For Sale Project Group Exhibition 2017 will be on show in the East Gallery of the Pretoria Art Museum from Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 to 16:00, with guided tours arranged by appointment. The exhibition will be on show until Sunday, 6 August 2017. 

     

    Media enquiries:

    Olwethu de Vos

    Strategic Financial Officer

    076 959 8247

    olwethudevos@gmail.com

    Media enquiries:

    Shimane Seemise

    Strategic Administration Officer 073 565 2692

    shimmywork@gmail.com

    General enquiries:

    Mmutle Arthur Kgokong

    Strategic Project Coordinator 012 358 6752

    mmutlekg@tshwane.gov.za

     

     

     

    The Pretoria Art Museum is open from Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 to 17:00.

    It is closed on Mondays and public holidays.

     

    Pretoria Art Museum:

    Tel: 012 358 6750

    Email: art.museum@tshwane.gov.za

    GPS coordinates: 25°44'53.63"S; 28°12'45.20"E

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