|The Gallery at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate, Franschhoek, will present various exhibitions in one Grande exhibition to coincide with the Franschhoek Literary Festival in May. The exhibition will open on Sunday, 6 May 2012 at 11h00.
‘Altered Pieces’ is an exhibition of contemporary altarpieces inspired by the lyrics of Leonard Cohen and will be on show in The Gallery. This exhibition was arranged by Gordon Foud and participating artists include: Angie Banks, Annemarie Tully, Carl Jeppe, Sarel Petrus, Anni Snyman, Chris Diedericks, Diane Victor, Markus Steinmann, Audrey Anderson, Ruhan Janse Van Vuuren, Carol Nathan Levine, Kai Losgott, Carina du Randt, Jan Van der Merwe, Lourens Joubert, Sybrand Wiechers, Sandra Hanekom, Ronel de Jager, Tony Scullion, Ricky Burnett, Retha Buitendach, Paul Boulitreau, Ian Marley, Helena Hugo, Gordon Froud, Frikkie Eksteen and Diek Grobler, among others.
‘Transformed’ by Anton Smit will be presented in The Sculpture Garden and The Gallery. The Project Room and Cathedral will feature an exhibition titled ‘The Painted Word’ - an extensive group show with artworks by prominent South African contemporary artists such as Eugenie Marais, Christo Basson, Emma Willemse, Erica Prinsloo, MJ Lourens, JP Meyer, Elise Wessels, Gina Niederhumer, Hetty Zandman, Pieter Haasbroek, Johannes du Plessis, Hester Viles, Pienaar van Niekerk, André du Toit, Gavin Risi and Derick Smith, among others.
In the Project Room Ingrid Coerlin questions the borderlands of departure and decay with the launch of her book ‘Alles ist lebend tot’, featuring an interpretation of Baudelaire’s poems through her artworks.
Botanical artworks by Barbara Pretorius and a photographic exhibition of indigenous succulents by Riaan Chambers will be shown in The Shop.
For further information, a preview or to make an appointment please contact The Gallery at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate at email@example.com or 021 876 8630. The Gallery is open from Monday to Sunday, from 10h00 till 17h00.