Platter of colourful art works

A work by Johannesburg-born artist Cameron Platter.

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BY BILLY SUTER

A COLOURFUL exhibition by a noted Johannesburg-born artist whose work appears in collections all over the world – including the Museum of Modern Art in New York – opens at the KZNSA Gallery in Glenwood, Durban, next month.

The exhibition of new paintings, sculptural assemblages, collages and video is by Cameron Platter, titled GALAXY AS0-730223NMJ-ZSDSSS. It will run in the gallery’s Main and Mezzanine Galleries, as well as the Media Room, from September 6 to October 7.

A painting by Cameron Platter.

The opening, at 5.30pm on September 6, will be preceded, at 4pm that day, by Platter hosting a question-and-answer session. All are welcome and entry is free.

Platter’s work also appears in the Iziko South African National Gallery; the FRAC Centre, Pays de la Loire, France; Margulies Collection, Miami, US; The Zietz MOCAA, South Africa; and The New Church Collection in South Africa.

His work has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Artforum, NYAQ, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, Vice Magazine and the NKA Journal of Contemporary African Art.

Platter was born in 1978 in Johannesburg. He graduated with a BFA in painting from the Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, in 2001, and now lives in KwaZulu Natal.


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