In the vibrant neighborhood of Woodstock, Cape Town, a 360-square-meter gallery called blank has been cultivating a thriving art scene since its inception in 2005. Founded by Jonathan Garnham as a project space, blank underwent a transformative journey, evolving into a prominent commercial gallery in 2012. Today, it stands as a hub for emerging and increasingly established artists from the region, showcasing their work in a critically engaged program that highlights contemporaneity and explores concepts and abstraction within the African context.
With a commitment to shaping the discourse around contemporary art in South(ern) Africa, blank has curated an exhibition program that has garnered recognition and acclaim. The gallery's carefully selected roster of artists represents a diverse range of voices, capturing the essence of the region's artistic expression. Emphasizing the significance of concept and abstraction, blank seeks to push boundaries and challenge preconceived notions, creating a platform for artists to explore new territories.
The team actively participates in prominent local and international art fairs, providing a global stage for their artists' work. By connecting with collectors and institutions, blank ensures that the artistic endeavors showcased within its space find their rightful place in private and public art collections worldwide. This commitment to fostering relationships and facilitating the growth of their artists is a testament to blank's dedication to the artistic community.
As Cape Town's premier contemporary art destination, blank invites you to embark on a journey of discovery, where the boundaries of artistic expression are constantly challenged and redefined. Through its dynamic exhibitions, participation in art fairs, and ongoing community projects, blank continues to shape the artistic landscape of South(ern) Africa, leaving an indelible mark on the ever-evolving world of contemporary art.