For Ronel van der Vyver, reopening her Millennium Gallery in Groenkloof took her back to a space she needed to be in. She took some time out for a few years but she’s back with a bang, and 2017’s Turbine Art Fair was proof of that. "It felt as if I was back in business," is how this art lover describes her home-coming. It is the fair’s mission statement — offering an opportunity to view and buy quality artwork from emerging and established talent in a fun and accessible way, with all pieces priced below R50,000.00 — that appealed to her. That implies a specific market and one in which she’s happy to play. It allows some of her established artists to sell work in a specific class while it is also a great time to introduce and push new and younger talent. Van der Vyver feels that even though 2017 was her first time at the fair, she hit the mark with her selection, including work by the late Braam Kruger. This year she’s excited by a new young artist she has just exhibited in her Groen...

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