Category Archives: Art and Exhibitions

Exciting developments in Jozi Inner City: No One Eloff St

Last week’s Pick of the Week was  the  week-end Pop-Up market at Joziburg Lane.  Heeding my own suggestion, on Saturday I met up with a friend who’s always up for a bit of exploring and off we went to No One Eloff (cnr Wemmer Jubilee). Gerald Garner of Joburg Places fame, and the initial developer of […]

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Joey and Topthorn at Circa on Jellicoe

This week’s pick has to be the exhibition at Circa: Joey and Topthorn – featuring the 2 main puppets from War Horse along with other graphic works and sculptures by the Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones of the Handspring Puppet Company. In the staging of Morpurgo’s Warhorse, Topthorn meets Joey as a cavalry horse and Joey is the only horse […]

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Sputniks, squirrels, skeletons and sculpture gardens: Joburg has it all this June

From space travel, to wild-life photography, to outdoor sculpture to the workings of the human body – four blockbuster exhibitions are currently showing in Johannesburg. Liz at Lancaster Guesthouse currently has guests staying who are amazed by the current Joburg offerings – they are so pleased they are staying in such central accommodation and are […]

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Winter Sculpture Fair – Don’t miss it!

This is MOST definitely Liz’s Pick of the Week. Nirox is the Cradle’s hidden gem. What used to be a trout farm has been transformed into a sublime 15 hectare estate with ponds, weirs, streams, amazing trees and the most wonderful expanse of lawns and verdant landscape.  Started as an artist’s retreat by the philanthropist […]

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All things great and small: First-Thursday 3rd March

From large-scale installation work to small images no larger than 30 X 30 cm, there are some very exciting exhibitions already running or opening this coming week.   The 3rd March is the first Thursday of the month which means late evening opening in Braamfontein as well as on the art strip in the Lower Rosebank […]

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