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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.

Arts & Culture - Exhibitions & Workshops

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    She Bad Bad Exhibition

    Image: "Shields and Protection" - photographic montage, Bongiwe Phakathi The French institute of South Africa is proud to support She Bad Bad, an exhibition curated by Fulufhelo Mobadi that spotlights the work of emerging black female photographers in South Africa, taking place at the Market Photo… Read more
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    Afropolitan Comics: From South Africa to the Continent, Images in Conversation

    The French Institute of South Africa (IFAS) is proud to partner with the Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l'image for a virtual exhibition, Afropolitan Comics: from South Africa to the continent, images in conversation. This virtual exhibition focuses on the diversity of African… Read more
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    The Art of Comics: French bandes dessinées and South African comics in conversation

    The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), the Embassy of France in South Africa and the French Institute of South Africa are pleased to present The Art of Comics, an exciting new exhibition that showcases the fascinating worlds of South African comics and French bandes dessinées, the famous French comic… Read more

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