See This Fascinating Interpretation of Pierneef’s Work at La Motte

CapeTownMagazine.com

See This Fascinating Interpretation of Pierneef’s Work at ...

For Moments of Joy. Follow our social channels
for useful news, daily local champions
 
072 350 2062
Ideas Cartel, The Old Foundry, 1 Sand Hill Road, Green Point
www.capetownmagazine.com/subscribe
now@capetownmagazine.com
CapeTownMag
CapeTownMagazine.com
capetownmag

See This Fascinating Interpretation of Pierneef’s Work at La Motte

Artist MJ Lourens pairs his modern landscapes with Pierneef’s, plus there’s cheese and wine

La Motte Museum’s current exhibition Land Rewoven is an interesting one, and well worth the trip out to Franschhoek. It was inspired by Pretoria-born, Cape Town-resident artist MJ Lourens’ idea to recontextualise JH Pierneef’s world-famous landscape work within a present-day conversation. 

The idea is to take two South African artists from different generations, whose work could be classified under the same genre, and explore their interpretation of land. Pierneef is celebrated for his portrayal of Southern Africa’s natural beauty, while Lourens observes a more urban South African landscape. Put together, the two artists’ work tells a story of evolution, while showcasing their similarities and creating a narrative about African land use.

The exhibition opened on 9 August 2019 and will run until 12 January 2020. 

ART EXPERIENCE
To explore the full meaning of the exhibition, you can join a walkabout with either MJ Lourens or La Motte Museum Curator Elzette de Beer, who alternate, every Tuesday morning at 10am for as long as the exhibition runs. The Art Experience starts off with a glass of wine from the award-winning Pierneef Collection and a winelands cheese plate from Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant. Reservations are essential and can be made via the La Motte website

TICKETS TO LAND REWOVEN AT LA MOTTE MUSEUM
Entrance is free to the museum. The walkabout costs R250pp for the walkabout and cheese platter, and R80 excluding the refreshments.

---
Treat yourself to some wine after at La Motte Winery.
Feeling artsy? Check out these galleries.
The perfect warm-weather activity, here are some top wine tastings.
---
Supercharge your event? Our Events Support Programme gets results. Contact support@capetownmagazine.com or +27 (0)21 422 2444.

Use our events section for an up-to-date overview of what’s happening in the city, suburbs and dorpies. Join our newsletter and add us to your mobile home screen for the ultimate guide to discoveries in Cape Town.

Follow and like us on TwitterFacebookLinkedInInstagramPinterest for updates.

    

Events In Kaapstad
Juli 2024
ZON MAA DIN WOE DON VRY ZAT
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31

Neighbourfood 2024 V&A Waterfront V&A Waterfront’s fantastic restaurant ...

Specials at Sevruga, Karibu, Gibson’s, Beluga, KFC & more

mischu 2024Weekends are for mischu

You can get breakfast and coffee with the R99 brunch special

Spier winter picnics 2024Spier’s winter specials

Soup and wine pairing, or a kitted-out winter picnic?

Esther Mahlangu, A Retrospective at Iziko MuseumOnce-in-a-lifetime exhibition of Esther ...

On from February to August 2024; 100+ artworks

Cannibisters 2024Cape Town’s very own cannabis club, ...

Now with over 90 strains of weed and The Serenity Room

Off-road adventure at Scootours BanhoekBest day ever? Monster Mountain ...

Scootours Banhoek has scooters, vine bikes and archery

Escape rooms Cape TownPossibly the best escape room in the ...

HintHunt’s Marble is being called “the king of escape rooms”

Bamboo Plant Power plant based healthy takeaways Netflix and chill & office lunch are ...

From mushroom burgers and loaded fries to “sticky wings”

Woodstock Brewery burgersA brewery with food specials for every ...

Burgers, schnitzels + curry specials at Woodstock Brewery

Char'd Grill & Wine BarSpirit tastings and unique cuts at ...

Gin atomiser, brandy tastings and chef recommendations

Milk on the Beach 2024Reasons to visit this beach-side family ...

Ramen by the sea, a build-your-own waffle bar & 5 more

Palm House spa This grand 5-star hotel has luxury spa ...

Half day package includes 2 hour treatment & 3 course lunch

WeerStage lopen in Zuid-AfrikaReistipsTuinrouteBlogs uit Zuid-Afrika