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The Bolton Road Collection & surprises and secrets at Elephant Corner

Goodman Gallery and the so-called Jan Smuts Art Strip The doyen of contemporary South African art in Johannesburg is the Goodman Gallery.  Started by Linda Givon in 1966 it provided a stable for critically informed , contemporary artists in a time  of Apartheid repression and then cultural isolation.  The Gallery was bought by Lisa Essers […]

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Rosebank – Joburg’s art destination

Clustered around the lower Rosebank/Parkwood border on Jan Smuts Ave is a number of galleries which offer an exciting range of exhibitions. Showing at Everard Read from 11th April to 4th May are Pappetti’s large scale canvases  depicting  industrial landscapes, interiors and human figures.  Also on at Everard Read from 18th April is a collection […]

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Great art on show on the Jan Smuts ‘Art Strip’

What a treat in store for art lovers at the moment. We’ve had a guest staying at Liz at Lancaster who comes out from London twice a year – ex-Saffer but has been out of the country for a long time. She always loves Joburg with all its transformations and ‘buzziness’ and is continually struck […]

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Upcoming visual arts events in the parks and Jozi inner city

Faith47’s Fragments of a Burnt History is showing at David Krut Projects Parkwood from 8 November until early 2013.  Faith47, a street artist based in Cape Town, who has a well-established international profile.  She is increasingly developing a cross-over from street to studio Fragments of a Burnt History and her current show includes both found […]

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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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