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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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More on South Africa’s ’12th official language’

A couple of years back I wrote a blog about using minibus taxis to get around Joburg and the kind of local knowledge that is required to do so.  See www.lizatlancaster.co.za/blog/finger-in-the-air-where-do-you-want-to-go .  I included an image of the cover of Susan Woolf’s book of taxi signs published in 2007.   For nine years Woolf has been [...]

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Current Art Exhibitions in the Parks & CBD Galleries

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 [...]

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JAG comes alive with an impressive exhibition of prints: ‘Coming of Age 21 Years of Artist Proof Studio’

I haven’t been to an exhibition at the Joburg Art Gallery for ages -  somehow JAG’s PR doesn’t market its events succesfully (suffering from the City Council’s budgetary woes?).  So to go to the opening event on Sunday 6th May and see the Gallery literally bursting at the seams with both people and images, was a complete joy!  Oh that [...]

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