A unique artist pop-up shop will appear in Johannesburg in March, offering collectors the opportunity to buy artworks from two of the city’s acclaimed fine artists.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2014 22:01

Richard Smith - Fine Artist & Cartoonist

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, Richard Smith has had a varied career as a cartoonist, social commentator, illustrator and fine artist. In the late 1960s, he studied Graphic Design at the Johannesburg School of Art, and in 1968 began his career as a cartoonist for the Sunday Times, subsequently contributing to publications such as Punch, the Financial Mail, the Harvard Business Review, Leadership Magazine, the London Underground Press and the Rand Daily Mail.

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Anele Mhlahlo, a 21 year old young man, has grown up in Imizamo Yethu, an informal settlement in Hout Bay. He is a music student currently working towards his Teacher’s Licentiate Diploma through Trinity College of Music, London.

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South African businesses continue to show their support of the local arts scene, with the staging of an exhibition of legendary South African artist Gerard Sekoto’s work, life and times. SONG FOR SEKOTO – Gerard Sekoto 1913-2013 will be presented at the Wits Art Museum (WAM) in Johannesburg from 26 April to 2 June 2013, in celebration of the centenary of the artist’s birth.

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Exhibitions

Fri Apr 25
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Fri Apr 25 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Sat Apr 26
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Sat Apr 26 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Sun Apr 27 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Mon Apr 28
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Tue Apr 29
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Tue Apr 29 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Wed Apr 30
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Wed Apr 30 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Thu May 01
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Thu May 01 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Fri May 02
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Fri May 02 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Sat May 03
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Sat May 03 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Sun May 04 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa
Mon May 05
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Tue May 06
Mary Sibande - The purple shall govern at Standard Bank Gallery
Tue May 06 @09:00 - 05:00PM
Impressions of Rorke’s Drift - The Jumuna Collection at Museum Africa

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