Category Archives: Art and Exhibitions

Pick of the month: the Kentridge ‘festival’

  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 opens at the [...]

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Pick of the week: excellent exhibition at the Standard Bank Gallery

  Currently showing at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg CBD is a fascinating exhibition entitled Exact Imagination 300 Years of Botanically Inspired Art in South Africa.  The third in a series of 4 exhibitions at the Standard Bank Gallery which focuses on the elements – the first two being Water : The Delicate Thread [...]

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A quick guide to Joburg’s main art galleries

Joburg has long been regarded as the Cinderella at the cultural ball, in the shadow of her more glamorous step-sister, Cape Town.  However, the city has emerged during the last 20 years as a dynamic centre of  cutting-edge arts activity, offering a whole range of art galleries catering to the tastes of cultural aficionados and [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week 25th Nov: Piece in the Firs, Rosebank

Piece in the Firs in Rosebank is one of Joburg’s most special shops run by a remarkable woman.  Their printed ‘brochure’ says it all: Expect the unexpected – pieces with attitude where old meets new, and contemporary design meets ancient tradition Started by Eugenie Drakes in 2000,  Piece showcases a variety of South Africa’s exquisitely crafted [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week: The Jan Smuts Art strip

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. Remember that extraordinary work at the Joburg Art Fair – Gerhard Marx’s mosaic vertical wall depicting an aerial view of part of Joburg [...]

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