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Exhibition of two master potters at Digby Hoets’ studio in Midrand this weekend

Exhibition of two of South Africa’s master potters – Friday 25 to Sunday 27 March from 10am until 5pm.  Digby Hoets who lives and works in Midrand makes beautiful large pots and jars, while Andrew Walford  who lives in KwaZulu Natal is influenced by Japanese and English pottery. Andrew will be demonstrating the art of throwing pots at […]

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The Jozi Art scene has woken up after the festive season shut down: what’s on for Feb/March 2011

Scottish painter George Devlin will be exhibiting his European Summer works at the Everard Read Gallery (6 Jellicoe Ave) during February. Also at the Everard is Thea Soggot’s ‘Earth and Ink’ from 10 February – 9 March.  Dylan Lewis is showing his recent body of mythological figures sculpted from clay and cast in bronze at CIRCA […]

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Joburg’s best …. places to buy African artefacts

My favourites are Art Africa for clever, creative contemporary items and Kim Sacks Gallery for contemporary porcelain and pottery and finely crafted more traditional objects : Art Africa 62 Tyrone Avenue, Parkview 011 486 2052 Mondays to Fridays 9am to 6pm Saturdays 9am-4pm Vibrant colour and extensive use of recycled materials, there are lots of […]

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Artefacts and local crafts for sale through Liz at Lancaster

I have had the privilege of being provided with beautifully handcrafted cloths, intricately decorated with beads and safety pins to sell to guests.  Through a guest staying here at the guest house I met up again with  Mbhanyele Jameson Maluleke, whom I had first met whilst I was still at Wits.  Mbhanyele Jameson runs a group project […]

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A riot of colour, beauty and riches – Kim Sacks Gallery

Kim Sacks, who is a potter, a teacher, a facilitator and much more besides, has developed a gallery which sells a range of exquisite artefacts. These range from historical to contemporary, and include functional objects used in a traditional context (milk gourds, head rests, stools, sticks, clothing regalia, etc.) and objects like pottery and artwork […]

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