ART ARCHIVES - SOUTH AFRICA

additional information in support of data presented on the PELMAMA web site on

The Johannesburg Art Scene from the 60's to the 90's

 


 

SELECTED ARTISTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA AND OVERSEAS

 

 Please click on appropriate names hereunder for further details!

Note: Fat links - completed; thin links - incomplete, unlinked - details to follow - additional names will be added progressively!

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ABRAMOVITCH   ALBRECHT   AMEZ-DROZ   BAKKER   Baldinelli   BARRACLOUGH   BATTISS   BLOM   BORBEREKI   BOSCH   BRADSHAW   BUFFA   Buys   BYRD

Catherine   CHAIT   COHEN   CONDULA   CULLMAN   CUNDALL ALLEN   davis   DE CHAZAL   DE HAAN   de jong   DEN HOUTING   DESMOND   Dumile   ELOFF

FLEISCHER Michael   fleischer Tessa   Fradan   Greig   heath   HELMSTEDT   HERZOG   HEUNIS

Jaholkowski   Jaroszynska   Jaroszynski   Jensen   JENSMA   KAYE   KLAR   KUMALO

LACEY   Laconte   LADAN   LAUBSCHER   LAUBSER   le sueur   LEIBBRANDT

MALAN   MBATHA   MCLAREN   Meintjes   MENDES   Miedzinski   mphahlele   MURRAY   Mylchreest

NKOSI   OWEN   PAGI   POTGIETER   RAPHAEL   RICHARDSON   ROUX   RUBIN   SCHWARZ   SEAGE   SEKETE   SHAPSHAK   SHER   SITHOLE   SPEARS   stapley   STERN   Steyn

VAN HEERDEN   VAN LINGEN   VON MALTITZ   Vorster   wagner   WATSON   WILSON   wise   wittenberg-miller

 


 

VARIOUS SOLO AND GROUP SHOWS of artists from MOÇAMBIQUE held at GALLERY 101 and elsewhere

 

Maria ALICE Mealha     Ruy Calçada BASTOS     Jorge MEALHA     Zeca MEALHA     António QUADROS

"Mozambique" some of its artistic aspects" - Gallery 101 Johannesburg - 4th May, 1964 (10 artists) - opened by Dr. Pedro Pinto - press + images

"Artists of Moçambique" Exhibition at Pretoria Art Museum - 17th November to 12th December, 1965 (invitation) + (catalogue) + (exhibition views)

"Artists of Moçambique" Exhibition at Durban Art Gallery - 22nd February to 27th March, 1966 (cat. with 19 artists' biographies)

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Various Group Shows held at Gallery 101

 

"First National Graphic Week" - Gallery 101 - 18th June, 1962 - opened by Esmé Berman

"Art and Religion" - The Gallery 101-U.A.T. 1962 Scholarship - 15 pp 1.64 MB

"Arbeid-Work" - The Gallery 101-U.A.T. 1963 Competition - 12 pp 1.27 MB

"Portugal" - First South African Exhibition by 28 Contemporary Graphic Artists from Portugal - 4th - 15th November, 1963

"Top South African Artists" - Gallery 101 Johannesburg - Launching of new gallery extensions on 10th February, 1969

Grahamstown Group '71

Second Exhibition of Transvaal Sculptors - Gallery 101 Hollard Street Johannesburg - 17th February, 1972

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VARIOUS SOLO AND GROUP SHOWS ABROAD ORGANISED BY GALLERY 101

 

William Bloom Gallery, Bay Shore L.I., N.Y., U.S.A. - 4th July, 1964 - invitation card and controversy (opener Willem de Kooning's reaction!)

Gallery Montenapoleone, Milano 1964 - Ernst de Jong (February, 1964) - Otto Klar abstracts (1st October, 1964) - Zoltan Borbereki (November, 1964)

Canadian Touring Exhibition "Woven Tapestries from Rorke's Drift South Africa" (December 1968 - November 1969) organised in collaboration with Gallery 101, Johannesburg

"Yesterday, today and tomorrow" tapestry from Rorke's Drift 155x310 cm shown in Canada

Please click on image for details!

 

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VARIOUS GROUP SHOWS HELD BY GALLERY 21

Contemporary South African Masters Past & Future - Gallery 21 Johannesburg - 27th January to 21st February, 1987 (invitation / catalogue)

 


 

Additional searchable information suitable for general research:

 

OUR ART 1, 2, 3 and 4 - list of illustrated essays on South African artists

 

LANTERN - list of illustrated essays on South African artists

 

ARTLOOK – JOHANNESBURG - Issue 1-104

(ARTLOOK - a searchable Index to South African art and selected artists only – Analysis for quick reference)

 

DE ARTE - UNISA - Analysis of SA art related entries in Pilot Issue 1965 and editions No. 1, 4-14 to September, 1973 only

To view index for DE ARTE issues 63 to 87 click on this link!

 

SAAA - ARTS CALENDAR - 1967-1993 - Analysis of Selected Issues, according to images only

 

"NEWS/CHECK on South Africa and Africa" (edited by Otto Krause)

Analysis of SA art related entries in all issues 1962 and 1963 - Vol. 1 No. 1-26

 

 

 

The Amadlozi Group 1963 - 1964

Amadlozi Group 1963 cover of invitation card to Egon Guenther Gallery, Johannesburg

Exhibitions held at Egon Guenther Gallery and Galleria Numero in Rome,  Florence, Milano and Venice in Italy

 

 

Transvaal Academy Johannesburg 1964 catalogue

Transvaal Academy Johannesburg 1965 catalogue

Transvaal Academy Johannesburg 1969 catalogue

15th Transvaal Academy, Johannesburg, 1969 - cover of catalogue

 

 

"SCULPTURE SA 1900-1967" - illustrated catalogue published by Adler Fielding Galleries, Johannesburg, 12th September, 1967 (124 sculptures by Ben Arnold, Bruce Arnott, Zoltan Borbereki, Eugène Bouffa, Cabral, Florencio Cuairan, Bill Davis, Eone de Wet, Dumile, Elza Dziomba, Eben Germishuys, George Jaholkowski, Pat Jenkins, Berrell Jensen, Nell Kaye, Moses Kottler, Sydney Kumalo, Eben Leibbrandt, Lippy Lipshitz, Benjamin Macala, Daniel Malan, Solomon Maphiri, Louis Maurice, Eric Mbatha, Patricia McAllister, Ivan Mitford-Barberton, Ronald Mylchreest, Hennie Potgieter, Antonio Quadros, Lily Sachs, Solomon Sedibane, Lucas Sithole, Rhona Stern, Coert Steynberg, June te Water, Ernest Ullman, Justinus van der Merwe, Johan van Heerden, Herman van Nazareth, Anton van Wouw, Spies Venter, Edoardo Villa, Richard Wake, Herman Wald)

 

 

The Schlesinger South African Art Collection donation to the University of the Witwatersrand Art Galleries, Johannesburg, in 1979 - exhibition catalogue

In addition to the many works donated in 1979, Mr John Schlesinger kept some for his own private collection, including works by Lucas Sithole. See this link on John Schlesinger!

 

 

"Unie Vleis presents 50 South African Artists Paintings to a given Theme"

Illustrated catalogue of exhibition held at Lidchi Art Gallery, Johannesburg - 20th to 31st May, 1958 - opened by P. Anton Hendriks - including illustrations of works by Alexis Preller, Katrine Harries, Eugene Labuschagne, Walter Battiss, Eleanor Esmonde-White, Russel Harvey, Wim Blom

 

 

Selected GROUP SHOWS IN EUROPE organised by Adler Fielding Galleries

Piccadilly Gallery, Cork Street, London - "African Painters & Sculptors from Johannesburg" - 15th June to 10th July, 1965 (ill. catalogue with paintings and drawings by Gwabe, Macala, Maqhubela, Mohl, Motjuoadi, Ngatane, Sekoto, Sihlali, and sculptures by Kumalo, Macala, Maphire, Sithole) (PDF)

 

 

Analysis of selected Pretoria Art Museum Quarterly Bulletins 1970 - 1994

Analysis of selected PAM Bulletins 1995 - 2002

 

 

South African documentaries, films and audio archives

1927 - 1969

If you have any of the listed material available, please contact us!

 

 

„Die hedendaagse skilderkuns in Suid-Afrika“ (van der Westhuysen) (Ons Erfdeel Vlaams ©), 1962, No 3, pp. 36-49

„Die hedendaagse Beeldhoukuns in Suid-Afrika“ (van der Westhuysen) (Ons Erfdeel Vlaams ©), 1963, No 3, pp. 50-67 **

 

 

SÃO PAULO BIENNALE - South African entries

1957  -  1959  -  1963  -  1965  -  1967  -  1969  -  1971  -  1973  -  1975

 

 

Posters from Gallery 21 Johannesburg 1977-1980 and 1983-1993

Including posters from The Haenggi Foundation Museums 1981-1982

 

 Posters Gallery 21 + The Haenggi Foundation Johannesburg 1977-1993

Poster close-ups can be seen on the appropriate links to artists listed at top of this page! For a better overall view of all posters, see this PDF! For posters of other exhibitions by Lucas SITHOLE at Gallery 21, please go to this link: http://www.sithole.com/Exhibition-Posters.htm

 


 

The Graphic Club of South Africa by Fred Schimmel - history and new site

 


 

Helen de Leeuw - Johannesburg

Helen de Leeuw - illustrated in "Communicat" Johannesburg - November 1974 (img. © Doug Pithey) - from The Haenggi Foundation Inc. archives

Mystery solved!

 


 

TRANSKEI HILMOND WEAVERS, UMTATA

 


 

Melvyn PENN - photographer's art

In recognition of the tremendous support Melvyn gave Gallery 101 and Gallery 21 years ago in photographing innumerable art works and gallery premises, pending his publishing a definite portfolio - see this PDF of an article in ARTLOOK November 1972

 


 

"Vita Art Now" 1986 to 1993 - Johannesburg Art Gallery - an analysis of all artists exhibited and illustrated

 


 

The Johannesburg Art Scene from the 60's to the 90's - an overview

 

Background history on the Johannesburg Art Scene from the 1960s to the 1990s

Quick access Index to the Johannesburg Art Scene from the 1960s to the 1990s

Art Links South Africa - artists, artists' estates, dealers, auctioneers, museums - websites and contact addresses - a SA specific random selection

 


 

Other museums links

 

WAAG - Willem Annandale Art Gallery, Lichtenburg

POAM - Polokwane Art Museum, Polokwane / Pietersburg

 


 

South African art of importance offered on international auctions, search:

Bonham's London - The South African Sale

 


 

Acknowledgment of support received

Background information on various sites set up by The Haenggi Foundation Inc. was compiled between January, 1993, and November, 2011 and beyond from selected data obtained from the files of and with the voluntary support of inter alia:

LAWRENCE ADLER

ADLER FIELDING GALLERIES (BOOK II) (MRS M PARTRIDGE)

WHIPPMAN'S GALLERY (ESTHER ABRAMS)

  GALLERY 101 (INCOMPLETE)

GALLERY 21

RICHARD CHEALES

ELZA MILES

ZOLTAN BORBEREKI

DIRK MEERKOTTER

FRED SCHIMMEL

MICHAELIS ART LIBRARY, Johannesburg

PRETORIA ART MUSEUM, PRETORIA (Dirk Oegema)

JOHANNESBURG ART GALLERY LIBRARY (Jo Burger) (Reshma Chhiba)

GENEALOGICAL INSTITUTE OF SOUTH AFRICA (GISA)

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN LIBRARIES, Digital Initiatives Unit, RONDEBOSCH

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see also the following sites:

 

www.pelmama.org - www.sithole.com - www.za-ch-art-kunst.ch/

www.artthrob.co.za/

 


 

Various uploads since 2011 on the PELMAMA link on Youtube, including on:

 

Christo Coetzee - 1

Maggie Laubser - 1

Judith Mason - 3

Larry Scully - 2

Alexis Preller - 4

Gordon Vorster - 3

Johan van Heerden - 1

Lucas Sithole - 2 + 1 link

PELMAMA Donation at the Pretoria Art Museum - 1

PELMAMA Donation at the Oliewenhuis Art Museum - 4

PELMAMA Donation at the University of Fort Hare - 1

 

See also Lucas Sithole 1968/1970 documentary by Richard Harvey uploaded in 2014 (12')

 

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This link to the former

PELMAMA ACADEMY SOWETO

gives you an

insight into problems facing art education in SOWETO during the 70s and 80s

(greatly updated and illustrated on 2nd June, 2013)

 


 

ARCHIVES: SOUTHERN AFRICAN ART AND ART HISTORY

 

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