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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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Art and science meet at Circa Art Gallery

Opening at Circa on Jellicoe Ave, Lower Rosebank on 28th June are 2 exhibitions which look at the interface between art and science. The sub-title of Dark Energy – Images from the Hubble Telescope, is fairly is self explanatory.  Sutherland Reflections, is somewhat more arcane subtitled ‘Art meets science in a place of Darkness and [...]

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Calendar of Joburg art exhibitions during beginning of June

The national and international attention caused by the furore around the Spear of the Nation turned Smear of the Nation has made all other current exhibitions pale into insignificance.  While Goodman Gallery has removed the offending work from the show, the rest of Hail to the thief II can be seen until the 16th June. Exhibitions at other galleries [...]

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Are we one step nearer to the realization of Joburg’s Cultural Arc?

Over ten years ago the concept of a Cultural Arc was mooted by Prof Carolyn Hamilton, then Head of the Humanities Postgraduate School at Wits. Envisioned as a metaphorical sweeping link between three powerful cultural institutions across the geography of the city, it would connect the Johannesburg Art Gallery on the east, to Wits in [...]

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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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