August in Jozi: a feast of photographic exhibitions

For anybody interested in photography there is currently quite a feast at Joburg’s art galleries :  

Starting in the south east of Joburg Central at Main Street Life Entrance Gallery is an exhibition of the photographic works of Dan Rosenthal and Andrew Sprawson opening 30 July .  For more information:  www.hiddengallery.org   

Gary Schneider’s show Skin opened on Thur 28 July and shows until 10th September at David Krut on Jan Smuts Ave 

 

Andrew Tshabangu’s  exhibition of photographs of Kibera Nimoja  an informal settlement in Nairobi Kenya opened at Gallery Momo Parktown North on 28 July until  22nd Aug  For more see http://www.gallerymomo.com/images/stories/press/Andrew_Tshabangu_Press_release.pdf 

Entitled Giverny of the Midwest  Nathaniel Stern’s  exhibition of performative digital imagery is to be opened by Prof Jeremy Wafer of the Fine Arts Division Wits School of Arts at 2pm on Saturday 30th July at AOP 44 Stanley Ave; Walkabout with the artist on 4th August at 18.00. Closes 13 August

Zanele Muholi’s exhibition entitles  Ikanyiso shows at Brodie/Stevenson in Brramfontein from 7 July until 5 August.   Click here for more information.
Transience opens at In Toto Gallery on 4th August at 6 pm. In his exhibition Michael Meyersfeld observes and explores ephemeral moments and scenes that often go unnoticed by the ordinary passerby through his contemporary lens and viewpoint.  For more see :  http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=212657138786718 
And for a movie about a group of 4 South African documentary war photographers Greg Marinovich (Ryan Phillippe), Kevin Carter (Taylor Kitsch), Ken Oosterbroek (Frank Rautenbach) and Joao Silva (Neels Van Jaarsveld), don’t miss The Bang Bang Club at The Bioscope at Main Street Life 1, 2, 4 August. Also showing at Cinema Nouveau at Rosebank Mall.

Enjoy :)

 

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Amazing auction of South African works coming up at the Goodman Gallery

Diarize the 14th August as Goodman Gallery (163 Jan Smuts Ave cr Chester Rd) , is holding an auction of extraordinary South African art works – both contemporary and historical.  Some really great names will be up for sale.  For full information see http://www.arttimes.co.za/news_read.php?news_id=4597

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Liz at Lancaster receives great review in the New York Times Travel section

June 28th, 2011  6:44 pm 

B & B Perfection

Liz at Lancaster is located in the cute suburb Craighall Park which has several restaurants and markets within walking distance.  My husband and I have been fortunate enough to travel all over the world and we can say that Liz, the owner of the B & B has thought of every detail you could possibly desire in your room. She has several rooms varying in size all of which offer extreme privacy, great comfort, and perfect style. This place is perfect for any discerning traveler.

— Megan, San Francisco, CA    Link to the site http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/africa/south-africa/johannesburg/overview.html

 

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