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From left to right: Morphologie du rêve #2 (2021), Mame-Diarra Niang; River (2022), Samson Mnisi; Frida Kahlo in her studio
Cultural monolithsBook now – The Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation brings together the works of Frida Kahlo, Amrita Sher-Gil and Irma Stern for the first time in South Africa with Modernist Identities. A must see this groundbreaking exhibition has limited space so book now!
First Thursdays – Enjoy a drink and performances at We Are Culture's First Thursday event at Standard Bank Gallery.
Until Mar 2023 – Get lost in Keiskamma Art Project's intricate tapestries at Constitution Hill with their exhibition Umaf’ evuka, nje ngenyanga
Questions of LandOpening Sat, Oct 8 at 12:30 – Examine how we create knowledge with Preempt Group's analysis of Mapungubwe Buffer Zones at Jawett-UP
Until Sun, Oct 30 – Interrogate what it means to belong in Joburg with Pat Mautloa's Urban Soundscapes at UJ Art Gallery
Artist abstractionsOpening Thu, Oct 6 at 18:00 – Samson Mnisi returns with dense and chaotic paintings for Man of the Hour at Studio Nxumalo
Artist walkabout Sat, Oct 8 at 11:30 – Mame-Diarra Niang's new exhibition Sama Guent Guii opens with an artist walkabout at Stevenson Gallery
Until Sat, Oct 15 – Enjoy Peter Cohen's visual abstractions Colour in Black and White at David Krut Projects
Art and natureOpening Sat, Oct 8 at 11:00 – See Roxy Kaczmarek's exploration of urban plantlife Shifting Positions at David Krut Project's Blue House
Spellbinding sculpturesUntil Sun, Oct 16 – Be amazed by South Africa's best sculptors at ScuptX 2022 at Melrose Gallery
Until Sun, Oct 30 – Walk among Anton Smit's colossal sculptures at Art, Live on the Square at Nelson Mandela Square