What Does the Fox Say?

FOX ODYSSEY, THE MAGPIE ART COL­LEC­TIVE GALLERY, BARRYDALE, WEST­ERN CAPE

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Fox Odyssey, an ex­hi­bi­tion of paint­ings by An­drew James Hofmeyr, ex­plores life in the quiet back­wa­ters of the plat­te­land. The work fea­tures lit­eral and fig­u­ra­tive roads run­ning though his­toric ar­chi­tec­ture and modern build­ings. The bus­tle of street life is ev­ery­where as foxes roam along­side all sorts of fe­line friends and fowl. The paint­ings, done on wood pan­els, are deeply tex­tured and de­tailed, draw­ing the viewer in and guar­an­tee­ing a child-like sense of joy. “To­day,” Hofmeyr says, “ev­ery­one comes from some­where else.” And be­neath the naïve ap­pear­ance, An­drew’s paint­ings ex­am­ine the world we live in, our environment in minu­tiae and what it means to feel “alien” in a fa­mil­iar world. The ex­hi­bi­tion will run from 14th Septem­ber to 27th Oc­to­ber. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.an­drew­jameshofmeyrart.com.

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