Joburg -Art Guide 27Aug

23rd Annual Festival of Miniatures

An interesting exhibition of miniature items, doll houses and collectables.

30 Aug @ 9am


Parkhurst Recreation Centre. Cnr of 5th Avenue and 13th Street, Parkhurst. (Tel) 011-787-2340


A gaze at the past

The exhibition consists of work from South African  to European origin. Curated by Dr. Fred Scott the pieces are derived from private art collectors.

26 – 29 Aug @ 10am


Alliance Francaise of Johannesburg. 17 Lower Park Drive, Parkview. (Tel) 011-646-1169


Benoni Art Society Exhibition

The Benoni Art Society Fine Art Exhibition will showcase work from local artists Paul Botes, Phil Malan and Lallie de Beer amongst others.

29 Aug @ 8am


Reformed Church Rynfield Benoni. 24 Miles Sharp Street, Benoni. (Tel) 083-979-8929



Batha strives to achieve balance of form in his work, allowing his pieces to speak for themselves; the viewer is encouraged to focus not on the subject matter, but rather the brushstrokes that evoke the tradition of Expressionist painting. 

27 Aug – 28 Sept @ 9am

In Toto Gallery. 6 Birdhaven Centre, 66 St. Andrew Street, Birdhaven. (Tel) 011-447-6543


Close – Perspective

Lionel Smit is a popular South African artist with success both locally and internationally. Get to see some of his latest paintings and Bronzes.

27 Aug – 30 Sept @ 9am

Everard Read. 6 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank. (Tel) 011-788-4805


Haroon Gunn-Salie- History of Apartheid

History after apartheid is the first solo exhibition by Haroon Gunn-Salie at Goodman Gallery Johannesburg. The exhibition presents new work in the form of a major interactive installation titled History after apartheid.

22 Aug – 19 Sept @ 9:30am (Tue-Fri)

Goodman Gallery. 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-788-1113


Innovations ZA

This year’s Innovation ZA is a curated four-weeks of events and activities exploring the convergence of the arts (across disciplines) and technology.

Until 12 Sept @ 11am

Ithuba Arts Gallery. 100 Juta Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 083-771-2762

Wim Botha

Wim Botha was born in Pretoria in 1974, graduated from the University of Pretoria with a BA (Visual Art) in 1996, and lives in Cape Town. He has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Helgaard Steyn Prize for sculpture (2013).

Until 11 Sept

Stevenson, Johannesburg. 62 Juta Street, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-326-0034


Alinka Echeverria

This is Alinka Echeverria’s first solo exhibition on the African Continent. Her photographics works develop from South Mexico, South Sudan and South Africa. 

Until 25 Oct @ 2pm

Johannesburg Art Gallery. Cnr Klein and King George Streets, Joubert Park, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-725-3130


J.H Pierneef: A Space for Landscape

Featuring a variety of paintings and prints that show space and landscape. The body of work also features pieces that were created in response to some of Pierneef’s work.

Until 12 Sept @ 10am

Standard Bank Art Gallery. Cnr Simmonds and Frederick Streets, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-631-4467


Stephen Hobbs: Permanent Culture

Permanent Culture at 1800 Metres reveals how material developed in Cape Town relates back to and informs work done in the urban context. 

13 Aug – 13 Sept @ 9am – 5pm (Tue – Fri)

142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkwood, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-447-0627