The gallery is filled with things forgotten, or left behind – the former presence in the landscape, the detritus of existence. In Absa Gallery’s Remnant exhibition, the artists Asanda Kupa and Kirsten Eksteen come together to produce a cohesive show that speculates on the residual
Pan-African bank, Absa is set to continue its role of shaping the visual art landscape in South Africa when it hosts an exhibition titled Remnant from Thursday, 26 August 2021. The exhibition explores residual remnants of human existence, playing on the title of the exhibition
African art has come a long way since Pablo Picasso first saw the 1907 exhibition of African objects at the Trocadero Ethnographic Museum in Paris. With a marked increase in interest and invitations extended to African artists to showcase their work on international platforms –
All proceeds from the 49 works will go towards supporting the broader arts industry and the artists themselves. Absa Art and Aspire Art Auctions have come together in the fight against COVID-19 to auction 49 pieces of art from 25 talented African artists to bidders.
As part of the Absa Gallery’s ongoing commitment to supporting young African visual artists and assist them in positively growing their careers, the Absa Gallery will host the exhibition, Talking to Deaf Ears, in February 2018. The 43 artists participating in the exhibition are all