Sip along Franschhoek – Wine of Olifants hoek

by Anlé Britz Autumn in the Franschhoek vineyards is the most beautiful time. The colours come out to play just before slipping off for a peaceful break after a busy harvesting season. The yellows, oranges, reds, browns and sprinkles of purple warm the heart with the knowledge that time is moving and that letting go …

Diemersdal – Wine from Cape Town

by Anlé Britz It came to me as quite a surprise that the Cape Town Wine District houses Constantia, Durbanville, Hout Bay and Philadelphia – but you learn something new every day. I bring this to your attention as knowledge is power and in our mission to show off some of the most amazing wineries in Cape Town – …

International Public Art Festival 2023

By Penny Grimbeek & Craig Barrowman This year the 7th annual International Public Art Festival had its hub in the Company’s Garden. Baz-Art expanded the idea of public art from murals, to include art installations and performance art. The theme of this year’s festival was “What If?” It featured eight exciting art installations / performance …

A Kind of Biography – ‘The Artist Needs a Hat’

By Richard Kilpert Steven Sack at Nel Gallery October 2022 I was privileged to be at both the alpha and omega of Steven Sack’s first proper solo show in Cape Town.  I have followed this man since my days as a lecturer at Wits University, and the gentleman was the head of culture for that …

Joburg’s major Art Fair hits the ground running

By Carol Brown  Do not miss it: 2nd – 4th September at the Sandton Convention Centre Joburg “We are thrilled to be back with an in-person fair in 2022 while also expanding our culture footprint with 15 plus days of dynamic culture programming through Open City. As the first and longist running contemporary art fair …