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Joburg Art Highlights: Thu, Dec 1– Wed, Dec 7, 2022

13 Dec 2022
And out of nowhere it's December... Slow things down by visiting one of Joburg's many art galleries. There are some fantastic exhibitions to see. Here's our top picks for this week.

For a full guide to what’s on in Joburg, check out our online events calendar and subscribe to our weekly What's on in Joburg newsletter published every Thursday morning. 


From left to right: Coca Cola, 2022, Sanele Jali, Mixed media on paper; Geologic Bakery, Andeath for A Super Modern Project; Mam'dala, 2022, Zanele Montle, Acrylic on canvas.

Keyes Art Mile

Thu, Dec 1 from 17:00 – Your Thursday evening plans are sorted with an art-focused First Thursdays at Keyes Art Mile with exhibition openings, vinyl, drinks and good food.
Until Thu, Dec 1 – It's your last chance to see the boundary-pushers at Asisebenze Art Atelier's group exhibition Modernity and Its Offspring in the annex at Keyes Art Mile.
Opening Thu, Dec 1 at 17:00 – Escape to the sea at Studio Nxumalo with Heather Conyngham and Jared Kruger's exhibition WE ARE WATER.
Opening Sat, Dec 3 11:00–15:00 – For BKhz's If not now, then when? the artistscelebrate the complex and mesmerising ideas which make us individuals.
Opening Sat, Dec 3 – Get a taste of the Republic of Korea's art scene at A Super Modern Project (Death is more.) at TMRW Gallery.
Until Sat, Dec 10 – Break the cycle of silence with Champions for Change, an exhibition focusing on the issue of gender based violence and how we view masculinity.

Exhibition openings

Opening Sat, Dec 3 10:00–13:00Pieter Hugo brings more than 100 portraits to Stevenson Gallery for his exhibition Polyphonic.
Sat, Dec 3 12:00–18:00 – See South Africa's best graffiti artists in action as they unleash their creativity at Small Walls, Big Styles at Grayscale Gallery.

Walkabouts

Thu, Dec 1 at 15:00Basha Uhuru will be hosting a walkabout of Vanessa Tembane and Zanele Montle's exhibition at Constitution Hill.

Wondering what else to do this week? Read our guide to this week's events.

 
One of Pieter Hugo's portraits for Polyphonic, on show at Stevenson Gallery.
 
The miniature walls the artists at Small Walls, Big Styles will be turning into their canvases. Photo provided by Grayscale Gallery.
 
Bored at Home, 2022, Mashudu Nevhutalu, Oil on canvas. Photo provided by Keyes Art Mile.

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