Tag Archives: Brett Murray

Liz at Lancaster’s in-house notice board

Insider knowledge on Joburg Art Exhibitions 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 […]

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Calendar of Joburg art exhibitions during beginning of June

The national and international attention caused by the furore around the Spear of the Nation turned Smear of the Nation has made all other current exhibitions pale into insignificance.  While Goodman Gallery has removed the offending work from the show, the rest of Hail to the thief II can be seen until the 16th June. Exhibitions at other galleries […]

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Representations are not the ‘real’ animate 3 dimensional living person/body part

Missing the point of representation: the controversy around Brett Murray’s Spear of the Nation  I’m not going to go into the background to this work – there is lots available on-line .                   I have currently not had time and focus to follow this debate in any depth but […]

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