Category Archives: Art and Exhibitions

Opening on Thursday night: Marx at Goodman and Wilsenach at Circa

Marx’s exhibition Lessons in looking down opens at the Goodman Gallery on Thursday evening at the Goodman Gallery.   The exhibition takes its name from a chapter in Jules Verne’s book A Journey to the Centre of the Earth.  Verne’s two geologists discover a potential route into the centre of the Earth, and Verne has them prepare [...]

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Gerhard Marx’s exhibition opens at Goodman Gallery Parkwood on Thursday

  Remember that extraordinary work at the Joburg Art Fair – Gerhard Marx’s mosaic wall depicting an aerial view of a section of Joburg Central.  A Tour de Force  technically, conceptually and aesthetically.  Now Marx’s exhibition entitled Lessons in looking down  which explores the same issues, opens at the Goodman Gallery on Thursday 14th November [...]

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Liz at Lancaster’s Pick of the Week – Umhlaba at WAM

    I had a rushed visit to Umhlaba, the photographic exhibition marking the centenary of the 1913 Natives Land Act, which is currently showing at Wits Art Museum. Because of the topic – the contested nature of land and landscape in South African society, this exhibition cannot be anything but tough and hard-hitting.  Superbly [...]

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Normality returns to Joburg art galleries after the Art Fair. See what’s on or opening this evening

The dust has begun to settle after the Joburg Art Fair and everyday life can return to gallery staff and their publics.  There are several recently opened exhibitions and several which are opening in the next couple of weeks.  Exhibitions which are already showing include:   Pieter Hugo’s Kin Stevenson’s Gallery in Juta St. Braamfontein.  [...]

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Joburg’s art galleries; what’s on during September

There are a number of interesting exhibitions on at the moment in Joburg and the Parks galleries. Spanning thirty-five years of Simon Stone‘s work, from 1978 – 2013, this retrospective at the Standard Bank Gallery only has another week before closing on the 14th September. Stone uses recognizable imagery in his work which makes it [...]

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