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Art Fair Top 10

Our top ten list of works and artists spotted at this year's Cape Town Art Fair

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February 21, 2017

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Art Fair Top 10
Art Fair Top 10

Celebrating the fifth edition of the Cape Town Art Fair, here’s our list of favourite works and artists spotted at this year’s fair.

Missed the fair? Here’re some of the highlights.

1. Sanell Aggenbach

Lure
2017
Printed canvas and Rayon threads
268 x 140 cm
Image courtesy of Sanell Aggenbach and WHATIFTHEWORLD

2. Gerhard Marx

Ecstatic Map [Transparent Territory]
Image Courtesy of Goodman Gallery

3. Bronwyn Katz

Droom Boek
2017
Salvaged bed springs and mattress
Image Courtesy of BLANK projects

4. Sanaa Gateia

Veiled history 3
2016
Paper beads on barkcloth
190x200cm
Image Courtesy of Afriart Gallery, Uganda

5. Pierre Vermeulen

Untitled (Orchid in Study Sweat V)
2017
Gold Leaf Imitate and Sweat on Aluminium
200 x 152 cm
Image courtesy of SMAC gallery

6. Andrew Keyser

Untitled
2017
Image courtesy of Kalashnikovv Gallery

7a) Jeanne Gaiger

Close up: dog-suit
2017
Scrim and ink
85 x 56cm
Image courtesy of SMITH Gallery

7b) Jeanne Gaiger

Salon Kenzo II
2017
Scrim and ink
65 x 50cm
Image courtesy of SMITH Gallery

8a) Marcia Kure

The Emperor’s New Clothes [GREY Series]
2016
Image courtesy of BLOOM Art Gallery, Lagos

8b) Marcia Kure

Of Saints and Vagabonds [The Series: Saint Maryamu (Every Rose Has Its Thorn)]
2017
Image courtesy of BLOOM Art Gallery, Lagos

9. Rowan Smith

Official Restaurant of the South African Family
2012
Aluminum, plexiglass leds
Exhibited at Primo Marella Gallery booth; Courtesy Primo Marella Gallery (Milano) and WHATIFTHEWORLD Gallery (Cape Town)

10. Blessing Ngobeni

Untitled
2016
MK and Artists, Johannesburg