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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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The Jan Smuts Art strip

Three outstanding exhibitions at the Parkwood galleries on the Jan Smuts Art Strip Gerhard Marx at Goodman Gallery There are currently several not-to-be missed exhibitions showing at some of the galleries clustered along the Jan Smuts art strip.    Showing at Goodman Gallery is Gerhard Marx’s exhibition Lessons in Looking Down     I realize I have written other […]

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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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Gary Stephens’ exhibition opens at Gallery Momo in Parktown North

Gary Stephens at Gallery Momo oodman Gallery, Parktown North   Gary Stephens charcoal and mixed media work of hairstyles is showing on an exhibition entitled Braid.  I love his amazing drawing style -so technically skilled and encourage really close viewing. Stunning effects.   So include it in a visit to the Jan Smuts Art Strip. […]

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