To be opened by Marilyn Matin 3rd Aug – 18 Sept ;
O n Sunday 6th June I went to the opening of Andrew Lamprecht’s sculpture exhibition at the Nirox Sculpture Foundation out on the Kromdraai Rd in the Cradle. The Nirox grounds are quite beautiful – a magnificent park designed by the well-known landscape architect Patrick Watson whose most famous creation is the Sun City gardens. This [...]
This week’s pick: Umuzi Photo Club Genre: Photography exhibitionWhat: Mi Kasi es tu Kasi (My township is your township) is the title of the Johannesburg leg of the global Umuzi Photo Club exhibition – New York, London and now Joburg. This photographic exhibition showcases both undiscovered and underprivileged talent in South Africa. A photographic story [...]
From JhbLIve Newsletter 27 May 2010: Johannesburg’s creative minds are gearing up for a six-week long extravaganza of arts, culture, entertainment and literature. The Newtown Festival is set to showcase to visitors, both local and international, the finest that South Africa has to offer. This cultural festival offers an array of goodies throughout June and [...]
Designed exclusively for Tinsel by Geraldine Fenn, [one of South Africa's foremost young jewellry designers], this tiny football man charm is the perfect way to celebrate soccer fever! Made in sterling silver and available in two sizes as either a pendant,keyring, ring or earrings, this little guy will be in store beginning June, with prices starting [...]
The gentle images of a sleeping child shown in prints on the wall are contrasted with themes of sacrifice, violence, dismemberment and war in a tightly conceived and impressive exhibition by Grahamstown artist Christine Dixie, currently showing at AOP [Arts on Paper] 44 Stanley Ave until this Saturday 29th May.
The artist describes her installation: ‘ In the gallery installation, [...]
Visi 26 May 2010 writes:
When one imagines the art capitals of the world, Johannesburg doesn’t come to mind. This isn’t for lack of talent, but for lack of exposure. Fortunately, this situation is about to change thanks to a new initiative called Afro Centric Joburg City Art Tours. These cleverly compiled art tours provide a [...]
On Sunday 23rd - a crisp late autumn May day, In Context was opened at Arts on Main. The work of Goodman Gallery, Nirox Foundation, the Apartheid Museum, and the Johannesburg Art Gallery, In Context comprises a series of exhibitions and interventions that engage with the city of Johannesburg. The Arts on Main exhibition includes major foreign artists such [...]
Goodman Gallery Project Space at Arts on Main Opening 23 May 2010, 11h00 Closes 17 July 2010The Project Space is located at Arts on Main, corner Main Street and Berea Street, downtown Johannesburg. Please contact the gallery on 011 788 1113 or visit www.goodman-gallery.com should you require more information.
In Context presents a diverse group [...]
There are many good quality art exhibitions currently showing, or about to open, in Joburg at the moment.
Showing at the Johannesburg Art Gallery until 1st August and not to be missed is William Kentridge’s I Am Not Me, The Horse Is Not Mine a film installation, made during his preparations for his production of the [...]