Encouraged by the continuous flow, over the past six weeks, of both local and international art lovers and investors, to view and acquire quality South African art, Rose Korber's Summer Show 2013-14 has been extended to the 15 March 2014. The venue is 48 Sedgemoor Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town. Gallery hours are Monday to Friday from 9am - 5 pm and by appointment on weekends and after hours. Telephone 021 438 9152 or 083 61 1173 or 082 781 6144. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or click here
'A great number of overseas art lovers as well as upcountry visitors have attended the Summer Show 2013-14 this year,' comments Korber, 'and the interest in William Kentridge's works, in particular - from a variety of periods - has been marked. The fact that Kentridge was named as one of the best living artists in the world today by Vanity Fair in November 2013 clearly piqued interest in the investment potential of Kentridge's works.'
'Other notable names on the current show that have become sought after are Sam Nhlengethwa, Willie Bester, Norman Catherine, Simon Stone, Robert Slingsby, Joachim Schönfeldt, Claudette Schreuders, Deborah Bell and Diane Victor.'
'There has also been great interest in the paintings of Richard Smith, John Kramer, Georgia Lane, Paul Blomkamp and the new media works of Pamela Stretton, as well as the large Shangaan beadwork pieces by Jane Makhubele - particularly her Mandela shirts, which replicate, in beads on cloth, the designs worn by Madiba on significant milestone occasions in his life post-1994.'
'Works by some of our leading ceramists, such as Louise Gelderblom, Laura du Toit and Hennie Meyer and sculptures by Anthony Lane and Jaco Sieberhagen have been enormously appreciated.'
'International viewers, who have visited the Summer Show 2013-14, have come mainly from the UK and the USA, as well as from Australia, France, Germany, Sweden, Hong Kong and the Ukraine. It is gratifying that all these visitors have come to know and appreciate contemporary South African art, and have taken quality artworks back home with them, thereby exposing our artists to a global audience.'
'New works have come in to replace works sold, including paintings by Willie Bester and Georgia Lane, ceramics by Lisa Finburg and exquisite new beaded necklaces by Gordon Radowsky.'