Archive for category: Art | Photography

/ Mar 15, 2017 12:50 AM

ART@ALMENKERK stages Contemporary Group Exhibition on Elgin Estate

The gardens, cellar and tasting rooms of Elgin’s multi award-winning Almenkerk Wine Eestate have been transformed into a vibrant contemporary art ‘gallery’, Art@Almenkerk. Even an old barn on the farm has been reimagined to hold a collection of edgy works by premier South African and international artists, resulting in an unexpected art experience slightly off the beaten track. The exhibition titled Mute Wisdom has been curated by Gordon Froud who selected works around the narrative that artworks are mute until unlocked by the eyes and emotions of the viewer. Awaiting these viewers is an eclectic collection of large scale and [&hellip

/ Mar 22, 2016 7:47 PM

Karoo Nature (Photoblog)

  Pictures by Patrycja @ travel opulent box

/ Mar 9, 2016 9:42 PM

Multi-metal sculptures by BG Wright | South Africa

BG Wright is a very talented South African sculptor. His work is admired by art lovers all over the world. His sculptures are created by a sophisticated technique which makes possible the unique effect of combining two or more metals in an individual sculpture. This technique is able to accurately portray the rich details. Every sculpture is cast from a carefully prepared blend of metals and bonding agents. Once cast, the sculpture is then meticulously hand finished. All sculptures come with Certificate of authenticity personally autographed by Mr Wright himself. Some of the most popular BG Collection sculptures can now [&hellip

/ Mar 2, 2016 7:27 AM

Best Photographic Tours in the Cape

Photography Tours are very popular and should be included on the itinerary while visiting the Cape. It’s not only a great fun and you are exploring our beautiful surroundings but you also learn from the experts. Tours are always design depends on the level of experience and equipment. Great fun all the way.   CAPE TOWN PHOTO TOUR | @capephototour | Web Cape Town Photo Tours are designed for photographers of all levels of experience and equipment. Whether you are using a state of the art SLR camera or just the camera on your phone you will be shown how to [&hellip

/ Jan 24, 2016 5:56 PM

Show Me Your South Africa (Instagram Photoblog) #TravelChatSA

  Thank You Everyone who shared their pictures with us on Instagram tagging #TravelChatSA. What a beautiful collection of an amazing images showing South Africa, it’s nature & people.  Please keep on tagging and sharing your great South African Travels. To view more – CLICK HERE.  Come and meet the people of Africa on tour with us in 2016! #travelgram #instatravel #luxurytravel #africa #penQuintours #budgettraveller #travelchatsa #travelblogger #instagram_sa #travel #adventuretime #travelling #holiday A photo posted by PenQuin Tours (@penquintours) on Nov 14, 2015 at 12:58pm PST Beautiful findings on the beach … The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the [&hellip

/ Nov 3, 2015 7:22 AM

Arty Paternoster – Stone Fish Studio & Gallery

If you travelling to Paternoster this is one of the places you should visit if you love art. Stone Fish Studio & Gallery located on the St Augustine Road in the village of Paternoster. This boutique art studio showing art and latest developments is owned by Dianne Heesom-Green. Inspiration for most of her work comes from kayaking at sea and observations of life. Stone Fish building facilitate gallery, art classes as well as winter workshops. You will find there an amazing pieces of art, sculptures, unique and quirky pieces.   Find out more visit: W: or for updates follow on Facebook     [&hellip

/ Oct 29, 2015 6:47 PM

Toby Megaw bronze sculpture showcase at Grande Provence

Toby Megaw – (children). From Saturday, 7 Nov to Friday, 27 Nov, The Gallery at Grande Provence Sculptor Toby Megaw’s exhibition (children), featuring bronzes fashioned from clay from his farm on the Prince Alfred Pass, will be showcased at The Gallery at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek from Saturday, 7 November. “Since Toby Megaw’s first major commission, ‘The Wine Bearer’ at La Motte, he has concentrated on the human form and, in particular, that of children who are notoriously difficult to sculpt without being whimsical and sweet. Megaw captures the essence and innocence of childhood, whilst preserving the curious [&hellip

/ Oct 5, 2015 12:30 AM

Gallery at Grande Provence decked out with trio of exhibitions in October

Paula van Coller, Grace da Costa & Gunter Obojkovits – Sunday, 11 October to Monday, 26 October The Gallery at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek is presenting a visual feast in October with three solo exhibitions opening on Sunday, 11 October. Visitors can look forward to being (human) by painter/sculptor Grace da Costa, bloom by visual artist Paula van Coller and syntax with mixed media works from Gunter Obojkovits. Gallery director Trent Read notes that Da Costa is equally adept in both her art forms, and that her paintings are layered and complex. “She is concerned with the [&hellip

/ Aug 17, 2015 1:30 AM

Cape Town through eyes of Francis Gersbach – Cape Town based Photographer.

“Making your thousand words count…”     About: Francis Gersbach is a Cape Town based Photographer – A tourist in his own city, a photographer who thrives on being outdoors in Cape Town. Also very much  involved in the instagram community. You can follow his account on Instagram @GreatGrampops (which we absolutely love!) an interesting visual diary for his future Great Grandchildren to see what the world was like “in my day…™” – a he likes to say.    To find out more visit: W:

/ May 14, 2015 12:30 AM

Some interesting Reasons why South Africa is such a good travellers destination by @WiseWally

The uncomplicated sense of Adventure SA is certainly one of the adventure capitals of the world. With a huge amount of land based, Ocean and Air adventures to choose from, there is something for everyone from mountain walks and shark cage-diving to Skydiving and Wine farms + Game farm safaris and cultural tours to select from. Superb all year round weather In South Africa, our moderate to warm climate invites you to partake in the outdoors, like riding your Mtbike, go for a walk/hike/run, or head out onto the Ocean Contrasting beauty in all directions The local scenic landscapes and [&hellip