Category Archives: Art

Alex Beard: Making Art and Creating Awareness

Alex Beard On the Ngare Ndare River

Exotic creatures like elephants, giraffes, rhinos and sailfish are drawn out by artist Alex Beard’s hand into colourful, whimsical, fantastic landscapes. Some of them are interacting with the street scenes of New Orleans, Alex’s residing city, taking the form of … Read More

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Notebook Pages

Andrew Wyeth-The Pikes 1965

    • Looking Out, Looking In is the name of the Andrew Wyeth exhibition at Washington DC’s National Gallery of Art, running from May 4th to November 30th, that will showcase around 60 works selected from more than 300 that … Read More

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Katrin Coetzer illustrations

katrin coetzer illustration

I’ve only recently become familiar with the beautiful and whimsical work of Cape Town illustrator Katrin Coetzer. I’m completely charmed by Katrin’s delicate, light and clean style and I would love to have one of her illustrations on one of … Read More

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Artist Leigh Viner

How can you describe art that you love? It’s difficult, because, how can you describe beauty, or an emotion? A few months ago I discovered an illustration that I found so beautiful and profoundly emotional that it’s stayed with me … Read More

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Icons of the past in collections of the present

A different kind of editorial, in which icons of the past like Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn and Brigitte Bardot are wearing classic designs from this autumn’s collections. It’s the merit of artist Sandra Suy and fashion editor Charlotte De Vos, … Read More

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