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20th Century Masters at the Standard Bank Gallery (Johannesburg)

20th Century Masters: the human figure is the flagship exhibition of "The France-South Africa Seasons 2012 & 2013". Held at the Standard Bank gallery of Johannesburg from the 13th of July to the 15th of September 2012, the exhibition offers a fascinating survey of ways in which mainly French artists have depicted the human body over the last 100 years. It includes works by 19th-century greats Gustave Courbet, Jean-Francois Millet and Edouard Manet, paintings and drawings by artists associated with Impressionism - Berthe Morisot, Edgar Degas and August Renoir, works by pioneers of early modernism - Fernand Leger, Georges Braque, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Félix Vallotton, Victor Brauner and Wilfredo Lam, amongst others, as well as contemporary artists such as Annette Messager and Jan Fabre. More info on the Standard Bank Gallery website.

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    Ubuhle Bendalo - An Urban Art Residency

    UBUHLE BENDALO - AN URBAN ART RESIDENCY The French Institute of South Africa is proud to announce the first edition of Ubuhle Bendalo, an urban art residency devoted to street art in all its forms, curated by Breeze Yoko. Street artists Sitou Matthia and Doudou' Style are coming all the way from… Read more
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    Inside Out Soweto - A street art project

    A STREET ART PROJECT “Can art change the world?Maybe we should change the question:can art change people's lives?” - JR On March 2, 2011, JR, French artist, won the TED prize at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and called for the creation of a global participatory art project with the… Read more
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    Five Photographers. A tribute to David Goldblatt

    David Goldblatt, South Africa's iconic documentary photographer has devoted his photography career to observe and document his country for over 60 years.Globally known, respected and acclaimed for his work, Goldblatt has chosen four photographers from the region whose work he admires, to be… Read more

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