Coming up on the 20th October is a tour of the Wits campus. Apart from seeing a range of architectural styles from different decades of the 20th Century, the east campus offers insight into the original planning and layout of the core early buildings while the west campus offers interesting examples of adaptive re-use in [...]
A good place to start on an exhibition ‘trawl’ is in the east of town/Jozi, /Joburg Central/Joburg CBD where you can visit Arts on Main. There are various galleries in this complex, one being Nirox where Richard Penn’s Field of View includes works which refer to different views of the world through telescopic vision. [...]
Martin Y Sicilia Nobody can take away the good times we’ve had – Disturbing subject matter, realistic style at Galley Momo 7th Ave Parktown North until 15th October
Nadine Hutton’s photographic exhibition I. Joburg at Room 70, Juta St until 29th September
At Kim Sacks Gallery Traversing shows the works of 3 women potters: [...]
Take a turn to Sandton Central this weekend. The annual Joburg Art Fair opens at Sandton Convention Centre on Friday and runs till Saturday. Showing at the old Sandton Gallery near Nelson Mandela Square is Printmaking 2012, an exhibition of contemporary Fine Art prints represented by the SA Print Gallery, Blue Door Studio and Artist [...]
In 2011 the old potato sheds behind the Market Theatre in Newtown, Johannesburg were demolished to make way for the first major retail and leisure investment in the city for a while. Planned as a mixed-use node it is being developed by Atterbury Property, facilitated by the Johannesburg Property Company and the Johannesburg [...]
I was excited when I got notification of this exhibition as it says ‘opening at Nirox Sculpture Park’. Because Nirox in the Cradle of Humankind only opens to the public when there is an exhibition on, I was already packing my camp chair and picnic basket. Any opportunity I can get to make my way [...]
As I have never seen it, I’m really looking forward to Athol Fugard’s Blue Iris due to open at the Market on 21st August. It’s directed by Janice Honeyman with Graham Weir, Lee-Ann van Rooi and Claire Berlein. Described in the press release:
Set in Fugard’s beloved Karoo, this tender story revolves around the gradual [...]
Looking forward to this exhibition of Gunther Herbst’s work at Arts on Paper, 44 Stanley Ave.
Opening on 11th August at 2 pm ‘The Man who Wasn’t There’ runs until 1st September and will show a range of Herbst latest work where Bauhaus meets de Stijl meets Pop Art. Herbst is represented in most major South [...]
Wilma Cruise’ s exhibition The Alice Diaries shows at Circa until 25th August. Exploring the liminal space between animals and humans, Cruise draws on texts from Alice in Wonderland and Alice through the Looking Glass. Across the road at Circa’s sister gallery, Everard Read, Southern Guild showcases design ideas of some of South Africa’s most [...]
There are some interesting exhibitions on at the moment with new ones opening during July.
The Winter exhibition at the Everard Read Gallery is a group show with works by over 30 artists Phillemon Hlungwani, Neil Rodger, Anton Momberg, Velaphi Mzimba, Walter Voigt, Impumelelo Beads, Angus Taylor, Hanneke Benade, Pauline Gutter, Lionel Smit, Deborah Bell, Caryn [...]