Tag Archives: Johannesburg Art Gallery

Kentridge ‘festival’

Kentridge: Three Exhibitions/Three Venues The pick of the month has to be the Kentridge festival coming up with exhibitions of his work opening in three Johannesburg venues in November. Tomorrow, 9th November, Refusal of Time opens at Johannesburg Art Gallery and runs until 1st February. On 15th November  Drawings: East Rand Proprietary Mines Cash Book […]

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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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Are we one step nearer to the realization of Joburg’s Cultural Arc?

Over ten years ago the concept of a Cultural Arc was mooted by Prof Carolyn Hamilton, then Head of the Humanities Postgraduate School at Wits. Envisioned as a metaphorical sweeping link between three powerful cultural institutions across the geography of the city, it would connect the Johannesburg Art Gallery on the east, to Wits in […]

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JAG comes alive with an impressive exhibition of prints: ‘Coming of Age 21 Years of Artist Proof Studio’

Coming of Age opens at the Johannesburg Art Gallery I haven’t been to an exhibition at the Joburg Art Gallery for ages –  somehow JAG’s PR doesn’t market its events successfully (suffering from the City Council’s budgetary woes?).  So to go to the opening event on Sunday 6th May and see the Gallery literally bursting at the seams with both people […]

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

Exhibitions in Joburg There is a huge amount on: 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 […]

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