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Clive Van Den Berg Biography

Clive van den Berg is an artist, curator, designer, writer and teacher, who lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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As a designer, van den Berg has worked both alone and with some of the nation’s top architects and civic planners to create unique buildings and public spaces in post apartheid South Africa. Combining museum design, curatorial practice and environmental art, Clive van den Berg has worked to produce a distinctly South African aesthetic for numerous public spaces, which is both sensitive to local traditions and creative of new possibilities.

Among his major projects are Freedom Park, the Northern Cape Legislature buildings, the museums at Constitution Hill, and several major Mandela Foundation exhibitions.

As a visual artist he is interested in both formal beauty and conceptual depth. His extensive body of work ranges in size and format, and includes paintings, prints, multi-media sculpture, landscape installation, and videography. His art is both known and respected Internationally, being included in many public and private collections, and his work has garnered him several major awards and prizes.

Clive Van Den Berg Featured Artworks

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African Landscape IV by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergAfrican Landscape IV, 2019Oil on canvas
200.5 x 149.8 cm
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African Landscape: The Big Koppie by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergAfrican Landscape: The Big Koppie, 2019Oil on canvas
270 x 270 cm
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For the Broken Bodies by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergFor the Broken Bodies, 201927 x 53 x 48 cm Goodman Gallery Contact Gallery
Book of Glands by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergBook of Glands, 201924.5 x 24.5 cm Goodman Gallery Contact Gallery
Embodied Memorial by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergEmbodied Memorial, 2019Watercolour on paper
60.9 x 46 cm
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Meeting in Limbo by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergMeeting in Limbo, 2018Oil on canvas
200 x 200 x 5 cm
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Untitled (earth displaced) by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergUntitled (earth displaced), 2018Oil on canvas
200 x 150 x 4.5 cm
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Traces I by Clive Van Den Berg contemporary artwork
Clive Van Den BergTraces I, 2019Watercolour on paper
61 x 45.9 cm
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Clive Van Den Berg Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Clive Van Den Berg, Line of Beauty at Goodman Gallery, Cape Town
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17 October–16 November 2019 Clive Van Den Berg Line of Beauty Goodman Gallery, Cape TownCape Town

Clive Van Den Berg Represented By

Goodman Gallery contemporary art gallery in Johannesburg, South Africa Goodman Gallery Johannesburg, Cape Town, London

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