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Cyril  Coetzee

PUBLIC COMMISSION:
Commissioned by the University of the Witwatersrand to execute a 28 square metre canvas for the William Cullen Library. Unveiled by Judge William Goldstone on 18 February 1999. A large format art book (“T’kama Adamastor: Inventions of Africa in a South African Painting”, ed. Ivan Vladislavić; ISBN: 1-86838-281-8) focussing on the painting, was published in 2000, elaborating on the themes, the commissioning and related works.



ONE-PERSON RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:

1993: A one-person retrospective exhibition at the invitation of the University of South Africa, Pretoria, entitled - Cyril Coetzee:
Paintings and Drawings 1975 – 1993, showing 30 paintings
and 96 drawings. A colour illustrated brochure, with a text
surveying the principle thematic concerns of the exhibited
works, and a series of public lectures and workshops were
sponsored by the University.


1993: A similar retrospective exhibition at the University of the Witwatersrand (Gertrude Posel Gallery), Johannesburg.
This exhibition received a Vita Quarterly Award.



SELECTION OF WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

 Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada.

 Presidential Offices, Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa.

 Standard Bank (entrance foyer) – London, United Kingdom.

 Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa.

 Sanlam, Cape Town, South Africa.

 Telkom, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 BKS Engineering, Pretoria, South Africa.

 South African Broadcasting Corporation (Boardroom Collection), Johannesburg, South Africa.

 William Humphries Art Gallery, Kimberley, South Africa.

 Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.

 University of the Witwatersrand (Council Chamber), Johannesburg, South Africa.

 University of the Witwatersrand (Gertrude Posel Gallery), Johannesburg, South Africa.

 University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa.

 Sasol Collection, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 University of Natal (Council Chamber), Durban, South Africa.

 University of Pretoria (Council Chamber), Pretoria, South Africa.

 Bloemfontein University, Bloemfontein, South Africa.