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March update on the Joburg art scene

What’s new in the art scene in March? Along with Gerard Batha’s Paintings from the Karoo, Hermann Niebuhr’s exhibition City Chromatic, Views of Johannesburg opened at Everard Read on 8th March. RosenClaire’s  Immaterial Matters  is on at the Goodman and runs till 24th March. This is the first exhibition in South Africa by the duo of […]

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With the sad sad closing of Boekehuis will Love Books fill this space?

Boekehuis has been an institution in Jozi in terms of providing a public space allowing for informed, engaged and intelligent public debate. It is a sad inditement that the holding company, the large profitable corporate Media 24, seemed to look only at the bottom of  line of profit,  rather than seeing Boekehuis and what it offered in […]

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[Nothing] To Do in Joburg [Besides] writes on public art in Central Joburg

Public Art in Joburg Laurice Taitz is one of Jozi’s champions, particularly of the inner city.  Here she writes about some of the public artworks among the 50 odd sites around Johannesburg.  Her anecdote about a man coming up to her near Diagonal Street and begging her to take him to America,  speaks volumes.  His assumption that […]

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