PHOTOS | ‘Colossal’ artwork transforms Nelson Mandela Square into outdoor gallery

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Sculptures by Anton Smit. (Photo: Supplied/Nelson Mandela Square)
Sculptures by Anton Smit. (Photo: Supplied/Nelson Mandela Square)

EXHIBITION: Colossal by Anton Smit at Nelson Mandela Square


A new art exhibition by local sculptor Anton Smit was recently unveiled, in collaboration with the Artyli Gallery, at Nelson Mandela Square.

Titled Colossal, Smit’s collection of mesmerising pieces have transformed the Square into an open-air gallery with over twenty sculptures, spaciously positioned to be explored and enjoyed.

The title piece of the exhibition is Colossal Youth, a four-metre-high sculpture which embodies the spirit of contemporary Africa.

The exhibition will be available to view for free until 31 October 2022.  Art, Live on the Square is expected to become a regular feature with further exhibitions planned.

"We are thrilled to welcome the Colossal Exhibition to Nelson Mandela Square" says Preston Gaddy, general manager of Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square.

"Anton Smit’s extraordinary art adds a new layer of elegance and sophistication to our destination and is the perfect addition to a night of fine dining, an afternoon of shopping or while simply enjoying the splendour of the Square," he added.

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Local sculptor Anton Smit
Local sculptor Anton Smit. (Photo: Supplied/Nelson Mandela Square)
Anton Smit with guests at the Colossal Exhibition
Anton Smit with guests at the Colossal Exhibition opening. (Photo: Supplied/Nelson Mandela Square)
Sculptures by Anton Smit
Sculpture by Anton Smit. (Photo: Supplied/Nelson Mandela Square)
Sculptures by Anton Smit
Sculptures by Anton Smit. (Photo: Supplied/Nelson Mandela Square)


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