Dating in polokwane
Only 40 minutes from Pretoria and an hour from Johannesburg, the Park is a destination of creativity attracting tourists and art buyers.
Website ART ON PAPER 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein Werf, Johannesburg This small and reasonably priced gallery exhibits art from southern Africa with a special focus on works on paper, including all graphic and printmaking techniques as well as drawing.The universities also play an important role in acquiring works of national interest, with substantial collections housed at institutions such as the Gertrude Posel Gallery at Wits University and the University of South Africa gallery in Pretoria.There are also several corporate collections of national interest, including those of Standard Bank, Absa Bank and insurance company Sanlam.Founded to encourage dialogue between South African and visiting artists, it has major political and cultural importance. Website BATANAI ARTWORKS 52 6th Avenue, Parkhurst, Johannesburg Batanai Artworks shows African art from southern Africa, focusing especially on high quality stone sculptures by master sculptors.Website BENSUSAN MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY 121 Bree Street, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Newtown Part of Museum Africa, this space focuses on the history of photography and exhibits a permanent collection of optical toys, mirrors and lenses, exposing the public to the principles of photography and cinematography.Website ABSA GALLERY Absa Towers North, 161 Main Street, Johannesburg This corporate gallery hosts monthly contemporary art exhibitions and the prominent annual L’Atelier Award.
Its impressive collection includes large-scale specially commissioned pieces, works by young contemporary artists and historical South African pieces dating back to the 1900s.
The print cabinets house an impressive collection of contemporary prints, and curator and owner Alet Vorster is welcoming and knowledgeable.
Catalogues and books on local art are sold through the gallery.
Website ALICE ART GALLERY 217 Dryf Avenue, Ruimsig, Roodepoort Owned by Alice Pitzer, Alice Art Galleries have two major galleries, in Ruimsig on the West Rand and Tshwane.
They stock works that ranges from the inexpensive to investment status.
Website ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE 17 Lower Park Drive, Parkview, Johannesburg The Alliance hosts contemporary South African and international art exhibitions, usually by solo artists. Website ANTON SMIT SCULPTURE PARK Bronkhorstspruit Dam The Anton Smit Sculpture Park is situated on the northern side of the Bronkhorstspruit Dam.