South Africa has a rich history, culture and incredible top notch artists, each in their respective genres, sharing their own, and the country’s story through their creative works. Here are 5 of the top art galleries to visit to get you art fix while in Johannesburg.
David Krut Projects
With additional locations in Cape Town and New York, the David Krut projects gallery is also known for its arts design and projects gallery based in Parkwood Johannesburg. The gallery exhibits solo and group art works as well as creations from their own experimental print workshop.
Established in Johannesburg during the 60’s, Goodman Gallery is one of the most popular and oldest international contemporary art galleries in South Africa. Artists and exhibitions have a joint focus on influential and contemporary art, and work towards shifting perspectives and creating social transformation.
Everard Read / Circa
The commercial art gallery based in Rosebank, Johannesburg exhibits art from South Africa’s finest modern and contemporary artists and also exhibits important local paintings and sculptures as well some pieces of fine art from internationally acclaimed artists. Their magnificent CIRCA architectural attraction located next to the Everard Read gallery hosts exhibitions, workshops and lectures.
Located in the leafy Parktown suburb of Johannesburg, Gallery Momo is a contemporary art gallery that exhibits art works created by innovative and talented artists at the forfront of the local and international art markets. The gallery also supports up and coming artists with their residency program.
We look forward to seeing everyone tonight for our Summer Showcase in Johannesburg as part of First Thursdays. Works shown from Joël Mpah Dooh, Florine Demosthene, Robert Pruitt, Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum, Maurice Mbikayi, Jonathan Hindson and Kenrick McFarlane. #summershowcase #joburg #painting #firstthursdays
Located on the trendy Braamfontein area of Johannesburg the Stevenson Gallery exhibits a variety of local and international artists at their galleries. The gallery opened in 2003 and participates in Frieze New York, Art Basel, Frieze London, Paris Photo and Art Basel Miami Beach.
Featured Image: David Krut Projects