From Russia to Hermanus – Tretchikoff’s visit to The Marine

2021 Hermanus FynArts opened with a focus on Russia.  Presenting via a live link from Moscow, Boris Gorelik, reminded that one connection between Russia and Hermanus dates to the 1950s.  According to Gorelik, who authored the biography Incredible Tretchikoff (Tafelberg, 2013) the Russian born self-taught artist Vladimir Tretchikoff joined his family in South Africa in… Read More From Russia to Hermanus – Tretchikoff’s visit to The Marine


Synchronicity is defined as those meaningful coincidences that occur so casually yet evoke a sense of masterminded connectivity. Such an appropriate title for an exhibition of ellevated art that connects wine, creativity and nature. Carole Carr is the Hermanus artist exhibiting her works of art suspended in the tasting room at La Vierge, Hemel-en-Aarde under… Read More Synchronicity

Puppy, Bilbao

What makes for something to be a tourist attraction? A giant west highland terrier shaped by bedding plants coloured with blooms and positioned right next to the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao must count as a spectacular tourism attraction. Different, unconventional but still ticking many boxes of holiday wonder. Not just another example of public art… Read More Puppy, Bilbao