An interesting and worthwhile initiative in the neglected township of Alex: http://www.jhblive.com/reviews/art/art_on_alex_streets/97393
This is an interesting review of Candice Breitz’ exhibition Extra – it’s both critically informed and informative http://www.mahala.co.za/art/extra/ . On at the Standard Bank Gallery in Joburg Central until 5th April.
Andrew Lyndsay of the Spaza Gallery is hosting a fab Valentine’s event. Starting at 4 pm at 19 Wilhelmina St Troyeville there is a Valentine’s exhibition followed by a show by Venus Mercedes. Book via email firstname.lastname@example.org or on 082 494 3275/ 082 957 0052. Cost R150 per head.
The annual platform for contemporary dance is back . The programme showing at various venues around Johannesburg, features a wide range of contemporary dance including performance art, Afro-fusion, and dance film and video by internationally renowned South African choreographers. For the full programme see http://www.at.artslink.co.za/~arts/umbrella/objects/brochure2012.pdf
solo photographic exhibition Long Distance opens at Circa in Lower Rosebank on 16th February and runs till the 10th March.
Of Dreams and Nightmares, Jaco van den Heever’s 3rd solo exhibition opened at Art Space on Jan Smuts Parkwood on 1st Feb and runs until F29th Feb. Focusing on the dynamic & changing [...]
The dawning of 2012 with the various art exhibitions has crept up and taken me by surprise so I have missed a whole lot of openings.
Jessica Webster’s exhibition Mainly Benoni. And Paintings opens at 12 pm today at Nirox Projects on Arts on Main
Showing at In Toto is She@Intoto a group show on women by [...]
Opening on Thursday 17th November (along with Robyn Penn at Arts on Main) is Land, Now and Then, an exhibition based on selected artworks from the Absa collection which explores ways in which landscape(s) across South Africa have been historically used, portrayed, read and/or understood.
Where: 161 Absa Towers North, Absa Art Gallery
Angie Wilson, a South African by birth, is showing her recent body of work from 1st to 3rd December at a venue in Craighall Park Johannesburg. Now London based, Wilson exhibits her work here and in South Africa and has shown at The Mall Galleries, The Affordable Art Fair, the The Brighton Art Fair as well many [...]
I saw some of Diane Victor’s latest smoke drawings at the Joburg Art Fair in September. Well-known for her extraordinary drawing technique, these were just amazing. Imagine drawing using the smoke from a candle. She has to work fast and complete the image all in one sitting. So I am really looking forward to Diane’s major show in 2 parts [...]