Joburg Art Guide – 18 Feb

Ricky Burnett

Ricky Burnett’s studio is a stimulating creative space filled with Johannesburg art students four and half days a week. This particular is exhibition will showcase his work in particular.

Until 4 Mar @ 9am

Free

Everard Read Gallery. 6 Hellicoe Avenue, Johannesburg. (Tel) 011-788-4805

 

56th Venice Biennale

Curated by Okwui Enswezor and entitled ‘All the worlds futures’, the exhibition offers visitors a chance to engage wuth International Art trends.

15 Feb @ 7pm

R200

Atterbury Theatre. 4 Daventry Street, Pretoria. (Tel) 012-471-1700

 

The House Project

American born photographer Roger Ballen will hold his first solo exhibition this month.

Until 28 Feb @ 9am (Mon – Sat)

Free

Gallery Momo. 52 7th Avenue, Parktown North. (Tel) 011-327-3247

 

Gratuitous Cocking

This is an exhibition by artist Antoinette Murdoch in which she explores ‘cocking’-the method of priming a gun for fire. We are lead to believe that this is the most dramatic scene in movies and Murdoch pokes at this perception in her work.

18 Feb – 27 Feb @ 9am (Tue – Sat)

Free

Circa on Jellicoe Gallery. 2 Jellicoe Road, Rosebank. (Tel) 011-788-4805

 

William Kentridge – Notes Towards a Model Opera

The piece Notes towards a Model Opera is rooted in extensive research into the intellectual, political, and social history of modern China, from Lu Xun to revolutionary theatre, that Kentridge undertook in preparation for his Asian exhibitions. 

18 Feb – 21 Feb @ 9:30

Free

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

 

Colbert Mashile

An established artist, Mashile in well known in the South African art scene. His latest exhibition will showcase work on ‘man as animal’ and ‘animal as man’ , using figures that invoke stereotypical human attributes.

18 – 27 Feb @ 9am

Free

Circa Gallery. 2 Jellicoe Avenue, Rosebank. (Tel) 011-788-4805

 

Wayne Barker

A new series of silkscreens and others works from artist Wayne Barker.

18 Feb – 4 Mar @ 9am

Free

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