Walking Street, new urban sculpture park in Maboneng

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There is an exciting new addition to the Maboneng precinct: a public art project conceptualized by Kim Lieberman. From warehouse to Arts on Main to Maboneng – gentrification spreads  Arts on Main was the first development in the ever-increasing neighbourhood of Maboneng.  In 2008/9 Jonathan Liebmann bought a block of warehouses (the old Corlett Construction […]

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Art Eye at 23 Voorhout St New Doornfontein

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Somehow this post was written back in December 2016, and got lost in  drafts.  So apologies that it’s a bit out of date … Meet the artist Happenstance, synchronicity, serendipity … it’s a wondrous thing!  An international tour operator who stayed as a guest at Liz at Lancaster saw my background as an art historian […]

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Liz at Lancaster’s in-house notice board

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Guests love our noticeboard with all its local information. Liz’s current Pick of the Week mentions two art exhibitions. Brett Murray has a large sculpture exhibition showing at Circa/Everard Read on Keyes Art Mile. At Goodman Gallery, the entire gallery has been turned into a surreal night time beach space. There’s beach sand on the floor and lounger chairs for viewers to watch Mikhael Subotksy’s complex 45 minute 3 screen video installation.






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‘Visit Work Play’ Joburg Tourism’s message

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Joburg Tourism and Johannesburg In Your Pocket collaborate:  art, shopping and neighbourhood experiences in johannesburg ‘Visit Work Play’ – this message greeted us as we entered the Women’s Jail at Constitution Hill  a couple of weeks back to attend a presentation by Joburg Tourism on their new plans to market Joburg as a destination.  Jozi […]

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#FirstThursday – Late evening opening 7th July

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Lots of choice for #FirstThursday It’s #FirstThursday tomorrow 7th July when many of the art galleries stay open late – both in Braamfontein and along the Rosebank Art Mile.  First Thursdays started as a Cape Town initiative and is gradually taking off in Joburg. But take extra care walking between galleries in Braamfontein – there […]

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