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Art lovers fall for Everard Read’s Hare on a Chair - By Muloongo Muchelemba for Ongolo

January 13, 2023

Muloongo Muchelemba takes a tour of our WINTER 2022|23 Exhibition.

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We are excited to share that Lionel Smit’s monumental bronze sculpture Morphous has found a permanent home at the Kennedy Plaza, downtown Providence, Rhodes Island.

January 13, 2023

The unveiling of Lionel Smit’s Morphous as a permanent installation in Kennedy Plaza, Providence known as The Creative Capital on November 28, 2022 was made possible by the American Recovery Protection Act in collaboration with The Avenue ConceptMayor of Providence, Jorge O. Elorza and PVD Art Culture and Tourism.

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Lady Skollie | 2022 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Arts

November 30, 2022

Congratulations to Lady Skollie, winner of the 2022 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Arts.

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Press: | Bronze, Steel and Stone at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens in Kent Life Magazine

July 1, 2022

Bronze, Steel and Stone at Riverhill Himalayan Gardens features in the July Edition of Kent Life Magazine.

This outdoor sculpture exhibition continues the gallery’s practice of presenting sculpture in spectacular landscapes where they can be appreciated in a natural setting.

June 1 – September 25, 2022.

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John Meyer | Elizabeth, A Sovereign’s Journey | The National Horseracing Museum | June 7 – September 5

June 16, 2022

This summer, The National Horseracing Museum will be exhibiting a series of paintings by John Meyer about Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in her Platinum Jubilee year. Comprising 11 paintings about Her Majesty, the collection explores her life from childhood to Sovereign focusing on her love of country, family, horses and corgis and her dedication to her duty.

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NIC BLADEN | Palais des Beaux-Arts de Paris

June 7, 2022

An exquisite example of South African artist, Nic Bladen's botanical bronze sculptures is currently on show in an exhibition at the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Paris, running from June to September 2022.

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Press: | Brett Murray talks with Caterina Pereira and Alexander Matthews of Tongues.cc about free speech, social media and his latest exhibition with Everard Read London, Limbo.

May 27, 2022 - Caterina Pereira and Alexander Matthews

Press: | Brett Murray talks with Caterina Pereira and Alexander Matthews of Tongues.cc about free speech, social media and his latest exhibition with Everard Read London, Limbo.

 

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Press: | Beezy Bailey speaks to Georgina Godwin at Globalist 24 on Monocle Radio to discuss his concurrent exhibitions at Boughton House and Everard Read London.

May 23, 2022 - Georgina Godwin

Sat in the gallery of Everard Read London, the pair talk through the colour and light of South Africa that comes through in the artist’s paintings, the poetic titles of Let there be Light, and the musical inspiration behind the work.

‘Well this work here at the Everard Read gallery absolutely sings with life and you can hear the music, you can see the figures dancing to it and moving to it, the colour just pops out at you’.

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Press: | Sasha Hartslief features in Enuma Okoro’s article for the Financial Times, 'Decisions and the bigger picture: All our choices are made within a wider context that means we can never know quite where they will take us’

May 20, 2022 - Enuma Okoro

Okuro uses Fleeting Moment, an artwork made for Hartslief’s recent exhibition with Everard Read London, Shadows and Reflections, to discuss the decisions we make in the quiet moments of the everyday –

‘I love the quiet, dimly lit painting “Fleeting Moment”, by contemporary South African artist Sasha Hartslief. She employs deft brushstrokes in muted tones to create atmospheres where light and shadow play off one another, tenderly capturing moments plucked from daily life. Moments that remind us of the inherent complexity of living with ourselves. Her characters are rarely aware of a viewer, immersed in their own worlds, but worlds any of us might easily slip into — because they feel like fragments from the simple but layered business of being human.

In “Fleeting Moment”, a slim, solitary woman stands in a pocket of a softly lit room with her back to us. Everything is painted in soft hues of brown, yellow and green. The woman’s hands are on her waist and her head is slightly bent. Her posture suggests a certain disquiet. Pausing to stand in the middle of the room reveals she’s lost in thought about something. Whatever it is, it is likely to require a decision from her on what to say or do next.’

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Press: | Forbes : ‘Beezy Bailey’s Balm For A Mad World, Boughton House, Northamptonshire’ by Joanne Shurvell

May 18, 2022 - Joanne Shurvell

Having walked through Bailey’s Let there be Light at Boughton House with the artist, Forbes travel and culture contributor, Joanne Shurvell writes –

‘The works at Boughton House and in the London gallery are eclectic, both in themes and materials used, which include enamel, oil and house paint and varnishes. The paintings show figures within imaginary landscapes yet there is a strong link to Beezy’s South African heritage with near extinct African animals in the paintings and a common motif is spheres representing fallen angels. These fallen angels can be seen as representative of the country Beezy came from as well as of those whose actions have contributed to the problems of our planet as a whole. These fallen angels are transformed into bronze sculptural works reminiscent of Alberto Giacometti, including the upside down angel sculpture on the lawn, in a brilliant Yves Klein blue. Beezy Bailey describes his art as “balm for a mad world” and we can all use some of that.’

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