Thursday late at the ISANG!

  • Posted: Dec 1, 2017

Kick off your festive season with Thursday Late at the Iziko South African National Gallery (ISANG). Enjoy FREE ENTRY to a specially curated programme of art, performances, live music, DJ’s and food trucks on 7 December from 6pm – 9pm.

Six amazing exhibitions are on show at the ISANG, each offering something unique to admire.

Footprints – a black and white photographic exhibition is the culmination of 25 years of work by Andrew Tshabangu. The Standard Bank Young Artist 2017, Beth Armstong’s in perpetuum highlights the use of sculpture to explore different expressions density and looseness in relation to scale, structure, materiality, space, representation and process.  

Hidden Treasures presents works from the Gallery’s permanent collection – some never seen before! The ancient art of abstraction is explored in Assessing Abstraction; while Painted Surfaces showcases groundbreaking research of famous South African paintings, bringing to light the artist’s process.

Through critical art caricatures, Derek Bauer’sAlternative Press exhibits fiercely independent and challenging views of the then apartheid government. Contemporary cartoonist Brandan Reynolds, whose works are influenced by Bauer, will be presenting live cartoon drawings.

Live performances include South African poetry performance trio Khoi Khonnexion; dancer Jackie Manyaapelo and DJ Daylite will be entertaining guests in the Gallery Atrium.

Thursday Late at the ISANG is an initiative of Thursdays Projects, in collaboration with Iziko Museums of South Africa and made possible with the generous support of Boschendal Wines and the Friends of the South African National Gallery.

 

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Issued by: Kim Lindeboom, Communications Coordinator

Iziko Museums of South Africa
Telephone: +27 (0) 21 481 3874
Cellphone: 083 356 6043                               
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On behalf of: Office of the CEO, Iziko Museums of South Africa

 

About Iziko Museums of South Africa (Iziko)

Iziko operates 11 national museums, the Planetarium and Digital Dome, the Social History Centre and three collection‑specific libraries in Cape Town.  The museums that make up Iziko have their own history and character, presenting extensive art, social and natural history collections that reflect our diverse African heritage.  Iziko is a public entity and non-profit organisation that brings together these museums under a single governance and leadership structure.  The organisation allows *free access to all individuals on commemorative days, (*excluding the Castle of Good Hope and Planetarium). Visit our webpage at www.iziko.org.za, join our online community on Facebook (www.facebook.com/IzikoMuseums) or follow us on Twitter (@Iziko_Museums) for regular updates on events, news and new exhibitions.


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