Celebrating rural KZN art

2008-05-08 00:00

OPENING at the Jack Heath Gallery in Ridge Road on May 13 is an exhibition of contemporary art from rural KwaZulu-Natal. The exhibition will be opened by Juliette Leeb du Toit at 6 pm, and runs until May 22. Gallery hours are 8.30 am to 4 pm on weekdays.

The exhibition includes work collected in the field by art entrepreneur and collector Roger Orchard of Bona Afrika and by researchers Juliette Leeb-du Toit and Juliet Armstrong. The works are predominantly by black artists from rural northern KwaZulu-Natal, and reflect continuity and innovation in a range of creative practices.

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