Joburg Art Highlights: Thu, Nov 10 – Wed, Nov 16, 2022

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If you need a bit of colour in Joburg's wet greyness one of its stellar art galleries is the place to be. Here's our top picks of the exhibitions you should see 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: Work by Lazi Mathebula showing at Kalashnikovv; Jean David Nkot working on an artwork; Reconnecting with myself II, 2022, Cromwell Ngobeni.

Solo shows

Opening Fri, Nov 11 – Cameroonian-artist Jean David Nkot's first solo show in South Africa, Corps de P@ges opens at The Melrose Gallery. Join the artist for a walkabout on Sat, Nov 12.
Until Sun, Nov 27Cromwell Ngobeni hosts Breaking Boundaries, an exhibition curated by Palesa Suthane at Cromwell Ngobeni Art Studio.

Group exhibitions

Opening Sat, Nov 12 at 11:00 – Join Kalashnikovv for their new exhibition I Paint What I Like, featuring artists Muofhe Manavhela, Lazi Mathebula and Seth Pimentel.
Opening Sat, Nov 12 at 11:00a Cacophany! Not another group exhibition opens at Lizamore and Associates Firestation Gallery.

An exhibition like no other

Until Feb 2023JCAF's unique and considered curatorial approach makes Kahlo, Sher-Gil, Stern: Modernist Identities in the Global South one of the more memorable experiences you can have this year.

For your diary

Opening Sat, Nov 19William Kentridge's monumental new exhibition Studio Life Gravures opens at David Krut Projects Gallery.
Opening Wed, Nov 23 – Goodman Gallery present A Different Now is Close Enough to Exhale on You, a group exhibition curated by writer Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung.

Need something else to do? Read our weekly events guide here.

Studio Life: Peonies, 2022, William Kentridge, Photogravure.
Frida on White Bench, 1939, Nickolas Muray. Inkjet print, printed 2020 by Bruce


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