Johannesburg Art Gallery

 
JAG puts on show of a lifetime
JAG puts on show of a lifetime
"Anything is possible,” it says in red on the office notice board of the Johannesburg Art Gallery’s (JAG) chief curator, Antoinette Murdoch....
Acts of art put violence in the frame
Acts of art put violence in the frame
A dense reverberation fills a hollow room as one of the world's most prolific performance artists repeatedly strikes her bare-breasted chest...
Jo'burg gallery awash in sewage
Jo'burg gallery awash in sewage
A burst waste pipe at the Johannesburg Art Gallery has flooded the basement with sewage and is threatening to engulf two storerooms containing...
Art theft: Now you see it, now you don't
Art theft: Now you see it, now you don't
The theft of three valuable bronze works from the Johannesburg Art Gallery has highlighted issues of security in South Africa's public museums and...
'There is more to Africa than its masks'
'There is more to Africa than its masks'
The bearded, casual and accomplished Cuban curator, Orlando Hernández, was born in "La Habana" in 1953. He is a writer, poet, art critic and...
Journey of darkness and light
Journey of darkness and light
For the next two months, in honour of the Soccer World Cup, South Africa's art galleries and museums will be bloated with postcard affirmations of...
The the Brink of fame
The the Brink of fame
When the Johannesburg Art Gallery issued a press release two weeks ago for William Kentridge's latest exhibition, America Made in China,...
Simon Njami says
Simon Njami says
Art critic, novelist, essayist and curator Simon Njami is no stranger to South Africa. He curated Africa Remix -- the largest exhibition of...

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