Goodman Gallery Johannesburg is pleased to present No Romance, a three person-exhibition featuring individual works by Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh and collaborative work by the two artists. Elliott founded Matrix Gallery, which then was and still is the museum's invaluable window on the world of contemporary art. New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas is best known for her elaborate paintings composed of rhinestones, acrylic and enamel which articulate complex visions of what it means to be a woman and expands stereotypical definitions of beauty. In Context takes place in Johannesburg in the absence of an officially funded citywide biennial. Amer trained to be an artist at Villa Arson, Nice, France.
This exhibition reflects on how the events in Africa then, still play a part in the conceptual thinking of artists now.
The first, her slab-based works, use a flat surface of clay as a canvas on which to depict sexual scenes that echo those found in her drawings, prints and paintings. Rezaire and Amer are included on! Slideshow Add to catalogue. Under McCaughey's leadership, the museum has presented major exhibitions and has acquired important works in a wide range of genres, from Renaissance to contemporary art. Everything has been rendered with a purpose and acts as a means of communicating an idea. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
Revere; Mc Fadden; S. He has become recognised for challenging constructions of race and gender in the United States and South Africa. For over 20 years Amer has been producing works that are profoundly linked to an aesthetic language specific to women. This was the first major exhibition and scholarly endeavor to comprehensively examine the rich relationship between African artists and the land upon which they live, work, and frame their days. The exhibition invites visitors to discover the world of sculpture by women artists and includes 60 artists, with more than 80 works, including twenty installed in the sculpture garden of the Villa Datris.