Selected Works

Clutter Of The Past, 2008
Wood, Wax And Pigment
Variable Dimensions
Concealed Geography, 2008
Wood, Wax And Pigment
31.5 x 26 x 8 cm
Frail Geography, 2008
Wood, Wax And Pigment
Work: 59 x 40 x 22 cm
Geographic Dream, 2008
Wood, Wax And Pigment
40 x 30 x 23 cm
Gland Tree, 2008
Wood, Wax And Pigment
Work: 24 x 24 x 6 cm
Losing Faith, 2008
Wood, Wax And Pigment
47 x 16 x 32 cm
Love’S Ballast- Monoprint Series II, 2003
Monoprint
36 x 49,5cm
Love’S Ballast V, 2003
Monoprint
36 x 49.5cm
Love’S Ballast XVI, 2003
Monoprint
36 x 49.5cm
Love’S Ballast XVII, 2003
Monoprint
36 x 49.5cm
Love’S Ballast XX, 2003
Monoprint
36 x 49.5cm
Skin , 2006
Wood, Pigment
320 x 140 x 12cm
Sleepers With Room For Ghost, 2008
Wood, Wax And Pigment
20 x 25 x 11 cm
Broken Syntax, Land XI, 2011
Oil on canvas
60 x 45.5 cm
Broken Syntax, Land XII, 2011
Oil on Canvas
150 x 230 cm
Broken Syntax, Land VIII, 2011
Oil on canvas
101 x 75 cm
Broken Syntax, Land XVI, 2011
Oil on canvas
200 x 150 cm
Sinkhole (Underneath series, number VI), 2014
Oil on canvas
Work: 200 x 200 x 5 cm
In Memorium - they threw him, 2016
Wood, wax and pigment on metal base
104 x 70 x 40 cm
A pile of stones , 2016
Installation: Wood, Steel, and Oil Colour
430 cm x 100 cm diameter
Pink bearing orange, 2016
Wood and oil colour
130 x 27.5 x 29.5 cm
Holding the Archive, 2016
Wood and oil colour
127 x 27 x 28 cm
Figure in Disguise I, 2016
Wood and oil colour
92 x 28 x 30 cm
Lovers, 2016
Wood and oil colour
45 x 30 x 20 cm
Untitled (blue shards), 2018
Oil on canvas
Work: 200 x 150 x 4.5 cm

Biography

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

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.