Entry level housing, entry level cars and now the art market is talking of entry level art buying. Some of the people who have started at Artist’s Proof Studios in Fordsburg are already making it big in the art world but there is the opportunity of buying their works at very reasonable prices. There is an exhibition of prints on at the Bag Factory in Fordsburg until Wed 12th October where individual prints are sellling for R2,700 including framing. Address: 10 Mahlatini Street, Fordsburg GPS coordinates: -26° 12’ 13.65’’, + 28° 1’ 34.51’’
20 Fine Years is an exhibition by 20 artists of a new portfolio of prints in created in celebration of the joint 20th anniversaries of the Bag Factory Artists Studios and the Artist Proof Studios. This exhibition returns to the Bag Factory from its success the FNB Joburg Art Fair. The portfolio contains prints by respected artists Kim Berman, Philemon Hlungwane, Diana Hyslop, David Koloane, Nelson Makamo, Senzeni Marasela, Lehlogonolo Mashaba, Colbert Mashile, Patrick Mautloa, Paulina Mazibuko, Jacob Molefe, Paul Molete, Lucas Nkgweng, Charles Nkosi, Richard Penn, Helen Sebidi, Senzo Shabangu, Pontso Sikhosana, Velile Soha and Motsamai Thabane.