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 [...]
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Part of the entertainment landscape in Joburg in the mid 20th Century was the Drive-In Cinema. Sadly the last one, the Velskoen Drive -In, will disappear in a week or so. See http://findingjozi.co.za/reminiscing-an-ode-to-velskoen-drive-in/ I remember when I was about 10 or so my mother taking me to see what turned out to be quite a scary movie at [...]
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 [...]
Feels like spring not autumn here in Jozi with temperatures of 27° over the week-end. And what better way to enjoy the unseasonally warm weather on Saturday than at the Craighall Park Centenary Open Day. I have had the privilege of living in Craighall Park for nearly 40 years (terrifying thought!) and daily I am reminded [...]
Three new records for South African artists established at Bonhams sale of South African Masterpieces in London yesterday (23 March) with an Irma Stern at £3,044,000 (R34m), an Alexis Preller at £748,000 (R8.4m) and a Gerard Sekoto at £602,400 (R6.7m).