Joburg Art Highlights: Thu, Sep 29 – Wed, Oct 5, 2022

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September was a busy month for Joburg's art scene and as we get near October it shows no sign of slowing down. We've sifted through all the exhibitions to bring you the ones you don't want to miss!

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

From left to right: Untitled I (2022), Themba Msiza, Box Life I (2022), Stephen Hobbs, a display of Chen, Schäpers and Silverberg's books at Creative Research.

Tapestry Tales

Until Mar 2023 – Get lost in Keiskamma Art Project's intricate tapestries at Constitution Hill with their exhibition Umaf’ evuka, nje ngenyanga

Questions of Land and Belonging

Until Fri, Sep 30 – Interrogate what it means to belong in Joburg with Pat Mautloa's Urban Soundscapes at UJ Art Gallery
Until Thu, Nov 3 – See Zolile Petshane's cry for land, Unfinished Business, at Lizamore & Associates Firestation Gallery in Rosebank.

Colour, or its lack

Until Sat, Oct 7 – Find out what colour means to the artists at Loudspeakers, Origin Art's group exhibition
Until Sat, Oct 15 – Enjoy Peter Cohen's visual abstractions Colour in Black and White at David Krut Projects

Art as Research

Until Sat, Oct 1 – It's your last chance to let Stephen Hobbs take you to rural Ireland in A Short Life with Bungalow Bliss at David Krut Blue House
Until Thu, Dec 15 – Delve into the artist books of Veronika Schäpers, Robbin Ami Silverberg and Julie Chen at the Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Art's Creative Research exhibition

Stunning sculptures

Opening Sat, Oct 1 – Exquisite craftsmanship is on display at Kim Sacks Gallery for Botanical: The Second Exhibition
Until 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
Waterland (2022), Zolile Petshane, Mixed-media on paper
Keiskamma Guernica (2010), Keiskamma Art Project

 Wondering what else to do this week? Read our guide to the best events.


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