Daily Art

Two Current Exhibitions You Can Visit in Johannesburg & Lagos

photography source: Instagram(@jadepaton)

South African artist, Eric Chaplin born in Durban, Kwazulu Natal is a self-taught artist whose work is mainly done with an oil medium. Her inspirations are mainly drawn from nature. Eric has had several exhibitions and she is currently exhibiting alongside Cape Town’s contemporary sculptor, Jade Paton at Kalashnikovv Gallery in an exhibition titled “Playing Field.” Jade creates sculptures out of clay that feel and look both ancient and futuristic.

The exhibition ends on the 31st of May 2022, If you are in or around Joburg pop by.

photography source: Instagram(@ayanfee__)

Ayanfe Olarinde is a Nigerian multidisciplinary artist who uses painting as a form of unclogging her thoughts. She creates multimedia artistry and she is also self-taught. Ayanfe’s love for art sprouted from her explorations in scribbling. She currently has a solo exhibition at African Artists Foundation Lagos (AAF Lagos) titled “Now I Know Why Birds Fly” curated by Princess Ayoola.

“Now I Know Why Birds Fly” is a journal of recollections painted with the surreal signature motif of the artist’s mind trying to make tangible the mental and visceral taste of life fleeting in time as it moves from one moment to the next.

AAF Lagos

The exhibition opened up on the 1st of this month and it ends on the 4th of June 2022.

My motto in life is to, create and explore.

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