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RECALLED
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[hr] RECALLED A Solo Exhibition by Janet Anderson 1 - 27 September 2016 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank, JHB Recalled is an exhibition about memory. It explores how memory is transient and subjective, how memory can be recreated, reconfigured and layered. But...
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Authentic Thinkers
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[hr] AUTHENTIC THINKERS An Exhibition Presented by Isa Schwartz and Curated by Dr. Fred Scott. 4 - 31 August 2016 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank, JHB The Priest art gallery is pleased to host a contempory group exhibition presented by...
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SUDOKU
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[hr] SUDOKU A solo exhibition by Frederick Clarke 7 - 31 July 2016 142 Jan Smuts Avenue, Rosebank, JHB Introduction Numbers, games, patterns, vibrations, symbols and sound are some of multiple elements that contribute to this new body of work....
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Meet our curators: Wayne Matthews and Alison Shaw
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It's been two years since we opened Priest Espressobar in Rosebank, Johannesburg. In two years, Priest Espressobar has appeared in decor magazines, spotted a few celebs and most recently started showcasing up-and-coming South African art. Since we opened our doors in 2014, the Johannesburg...
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TELLTALE: Revealing Signs without Tattling
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[hr] Bellydonna Telltale: Revealing Signs without Tattling A solo exhibition of moving accounts by Jennifer Ord 2 - 30 June 2016 Introduction Telltale: revealing signs without tattling is no doubt a contradiction; however, it is an intentional one in its reference on...
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“I want people to be affected by my work” | Bianca Brand, Illustrator
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Johannesburg-based illustrator, Bianca Brand, has a preference for dark and strange subject matter. It is quite surprising then that her work is distinctively colourful. For her first exhibition ‘Strange Creatures’, Brand has created a series of illustrations utilising bright and electric colours to create...
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Turbine Art Fair 2015: Priest and Dead Bunny Society present some of Jozi’s finest artists
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As many of you know, Priest is a proud supporter of South African art (and yes, we consider commercials a form of art). When we opened up Priest Espressobar over a year ago, we didn't expect how readily and easily...
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Slogans, sloshies and Spanish rap: Priest Espressobar’s first official exhibition
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On the 15th November, Priest Espressobar opened it's first official exhibition, "Artists Have No Fucking Respect". Curated by Anthony Posner, the exhibition celebrates freedom of speech. Posner was a key figure in the protests outside the Goodman Gallery surrounding "The...
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“The Local Loco: The Hat Hustler”: A documentary on the history and style of Vini Reynes
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As we have said before, one of the best things about working on a gallery strip is that we get to hang out with artists, freelancers and gallery owners. Vini in particular has become very friendly with our neighbours -...
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A Night of Confessional Drawing
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[hr] On Friday, renowned South African artist Richard Smith opened his 'Reveal' exhibition at Lizamore & Associates Gallery in Rosebank. As part of our neighbourly duties, Priest Espressobar teamed up with Lizamore to host a 80-strong audience, offering them a...
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