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DUT: Massive piece of art to be unveiled in Cape Town tomorrow

DUT: Massive piece of art to be unveiled in Cape Town tomorrow

DUT: MASSIVE PIECE OF ART TO BE UNVEILED IN CAPE TOWN TOMORROW

Media statement by Ms Raylene Captain-Hasthibeer, Acting Executive Director: Corporate Affairs

Renowned artist and sculptor Andries Botha has been commissioned to construct a public sculpture at the entrance to a building in Waterkant, Cape Town. The sculpture will be unveiled on 27 March 2008.

Botha lectures in Fine Art at the Durban University of Technology’s City campus.

The Site Specific Sculpture is located on the corner of Strand and Hudson streets. The sculpture is commissioned by the owner of the building Mr Gerald Phillips.

Botha describes this art work as “a massive and powerful piece of engineering”. The horizontal sculpture is four by four metres in size.

Pictured is Mr Andries Botha showcases two pices of his artwork.

For more information contact Andries Botha: 082 5197 397 or his personal assistant Janine Zagel: 083 235 0048.

Bhekani Dlamini
Media Officer
Durban University of Technology
Division of Corporate Affairs
031 373 2845