Author Archives: John Kramer

About John Kramer

South African artist well known for his realistic paintings of South African small town shops, cafe's and general dealer stores. Lives in Cape Town

Portrait of Niki Daly – The Emperor of Og

This is my portrait of Niki Daly that was selected for the Sanlam Portrait 100 – 2017.  It can be seen at the Michaelis Galleries, Michaelis School of Fine Art, 31-37  Orange street, Gardens, Cape Town from Saturday 26 August … Continue reading

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Gerard Scholtz kuier by kunstenaar John Kramer

Here is a clip on YouTube conducted by Gerard Scholtz of DEKAT in 2014.

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Art also Nourishes

A post from the blog: Confessions of a Hungary Woman. First published in Cape Review in July 2001,   A conversation with John Kramer

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Agter die facade skryf Melvyn Minnaar

Die landskap van ons lewe – Agter die fasade n’ Skilderbiographie van landskap en struktuur is John Kramers se eerste solo-tentoonstelling in 26 jaar, skryf Melvyn Minnaar in Rapport Weekliks 21 September 2014 http://www.rapport.co.za/Weekliks/Nuus/Agter-die-fasade-20140920

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Lien Botha interviews me for LitNet

Lien Botha interviews me for LitNet. Questions as posed in Afrikaans and I was allowed to answer in English. http://www.litnet.co.za/Article/john-kramer-solo-tentoonstelling-by-die-irma-stern-museum

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The 20th Century, Worcester.

This is a painting of the 20th Century bioscope that Martin Welz refers to in his opening address at my exhibition. The 20th Century bioscope in Stockenstroom street, Worcester, evokes memories in all of us. It was here that we … Continue reading

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Reached the halfway mark…

Will be doing another walkabout on Saturday at 11 o’ clock

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Here are links to the two videos on You Tube made by Andre Dewas at the opening of my exhibition, John Kramer – New Work at the UCT Museum on the 6th September 2014 David Kramers ‘Surburban Dream’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9b1z4gcB1k Martin … Continue reading

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Corner Shop, Worcester

Here is an image of that first photo-realist painting that I did in the early 1970’s that I referred to in the Fine Music Radio conversation with Jo Hardie.

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John Kramer in conversation with Jo Hardie of Fine Music Radio

John Kramer in conversation with Jo Hardie recorded on 12 September at Fine Music Radio at Artscape, Cape town. MP3 file.

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