Tag Archives: Arts on Main

The largest second hand bookstore in the Southern hemisphere in inner city Jozi

I’m a sucker for second hand bookshops, actually I’m a sucker for bookshops, period. But if you want a real experience visit the Collectors’ Treasury in Commissioner St in Joburg’s eastern inner city.  It is located in an 8 story building – a very unprepossessing post-war structure, which is slightly further west of Arts on [...]

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Party venues with a bird’s eye view of Jozi

Which comes first – the chicken or the egg?  In the case of the built environment it is surely the buildings which must precede the functional possibilities they offer.  So as the supply of  high rise inner city developments has increased,  so the demand for a venue with a view has grown.  And there is [...]

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The Parks Art Galleries wake from their Christmas slumber

    On 24th January an exhibition entitled To Photograph the Details of a Dark Horse in Low Light featuring the work of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin opens at the Goodman Gallery. Broomberg & Chanarin have been shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013. The winner will be announced at a special ceremony [...]

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Planning a route to see some of the current art on show in Jozi

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.  This [...]

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Summary guide as to what’s on in Jozi galleries in the Parks and the city

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: Kim [...]

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