... Barnard is easy to locate, but it’s almost hidden in plain sight. Compact and elegant, it showcases just one artist’s work at any time. At present the exhibition is Virginia MacKenny’s Strand/Shore, a dreamy compilation of watercolours and oils that unravel Covid-19-linked emotions of alienation and isolation, resilience and support. Each piece asks a question, and the whole is a challenging yet beautiful narrative of the artist’s 15-month journey from lockdown to reawakening...
TOUR D’ART: GEMS AMONG CAPE TOWN’S ART SCENE
David Gorin, Business Day Wanted, July 27, 2021