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Monday, November 16, 2015


(Anne Schwankhart, faces series (one a day for a year), mixed media on paper blockmounted)

lies behind by Anne Schwankhart is an exhibition that has just opened in artSPACE durban’s Middle Gallery: This year, Schwankhart decided to paint one face a day, for 365 days (she is up to just over 320 gone by), and it is keeping her in a constant state of exploration; showing up daily and experimenting incessantly. Her first solo exhibition, lies behind comprises a selection of these faces, as well as some larger work.

Inspired by art at an early age, Schwankhart admired master painters like Joan Miro, Paul Klee, Pablo Picasso and Hundertwasser as well as her uncle, Francois Wenger, who was a full-time artist and cartoonist.

lies behind runs until December 5 at artSPACE durban at 3 Millar Road (off Umgeni Road) close to the Waste Centre. More information on 031 312 0793 or visit or