MATISSE? PFFFT! I AM BETTER THAN HIM.

An artist who could see into the future. Ahead of current trends. At times reviled. At times, revered. Bold art. Uncompromising. Startling in its simplicity. Genius in its complexity. Matisse is also not bad. The thing that struck me the most at my recent visit to the Henri Matisse exhibition at the Standard Bank Gallery…

FEASTING ON FUGARD, PICKING ON PICASSO

As a birthday present for my friend Kathleen, I took her to see a play, with lunch thrown in. A play by the famous Fugard, nogal – at the Market Theater, nogal. The purpose was to inspire her to get back on the stage and to write her a one woman show. The plan worked,…