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Dr Same Mdluli Standard Bank Gallery Manager

Life under lockdown: an interview with Dr Same Mdluli

The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown in South Africa has had significant impacts on daily life for all of us. Creative Feel caught up with Standard Bank Gallery Manager Dr Same Mdluli to find out what life under lockdown means to her – and how

Standard Bank Gallery Resilient Visionary Poetic Expressions David Nthubu Koloane

A Resilient Visionary: Poetic Expressions of David Koloane

A Resilient Visionary: Poetic Expressions of David Koloane, which opens at Standard Bank Gallery on 4 October 2019, surveys the fantastic legacy of Dr David Nthubu Koloane. The exhibition was originally planned to celebrate his 80th birthday last year, and Creative Feel mourns this gifted,

Gabrielle Goliath song South African art artist

Gabrielle Goliath’s This song is for…

South African multimedia artist, gender advocate and now 2019’s Standard Bank Young Artist Award winner for Visual Art, Gabrielle Goliath, brings her new work, This song is for… to Johannesburg. Following its successful run at the National Arts Festival in Makhanda, the work moves to

True grit: Art powers Joburg’s unique urban transformation

The uniqueness of Joburg’s inner city lies in the vibrant artistic spaces that can be found scattered across the often rough and chaotic metropolis. There are many current and planned developments that are revitalising the City; dirty, neglected areas and no-go zones are being transformed

Kyle Shepherd Igshaan Adams

The activity of sound: Art and music

The Art of Performance is a monthly column written by Dave Mann, an editor and award-winning arts journalist. When it comes to pieces of performance or visual art such as dance and theatre, or media such as sculpture, painting or film, music is often seen as

Strauss Art Hub Keyes Art Mile

Strauss Art Hub on Keyes Art Mile

Strauss & Co is delighted to announce its participation in the form of an Art Hub at the Trumpet Building, located on the Keyes Art Mile in Johannesburg, to coincide with the FNB JoburgArtFair (6 – 9 September 2018). This partnership, which is spearheaded by

Dr Same Mdluli

Encore: Dr Same Mdluli

Dr Same Mdluli is the manager of the Standard Bank Gallery, a position she took up earlier this year. She has a PhD in Art History, which she completed in 2015. Mdluli has worked as an art teacher (while completing her Master’s in Arts and

Standard Bank Gallery

Standard Bank Gallery

About: The Standard Bank Gallery is an exciting exhibition space situated in the heart of downtown Johannesburg. Since it opened in 1990, it has become one of the city’s foremost fine art venues.      The gallery offers a dynamic exhibition programme, in keeping with

When Dust Settles Igshaan Adams

When Dust Settles | Igshaan Adams

Speaking of investing in young artists, do yourself a favour and go to the Standard Bank Gallery, which will be showing When Dust Settles, the much anticipated solo exhibition by Standard Bank Young Artist Igshaan Adams, from 27 July to 15 September.      Igshaan

Dr Same Mdluli

Looking towards a more inclusive future in the arts

Being at the helm of one of the country’s most important non-commercial galleries can be a daunting task, but it can also be an exhilarating experience. It’s been just over four months since Dr Same Mdluli took on the role of manager of Johannesburg’s Standard

Harmonia: Sacred Geometry, the pattern of existence

Gordon Froud, artist, senior lecturer in Sculpture at The University of Johannesburg (UJ) and curator, has been working on an exhibition that investigates various aspects of sacred geometry in the world around us. His large cone virus sculptures (pointed polyhedra) on rooftops, in parks and

Editor's Note

Women in the Arts

Lore Watterson is the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of Creative Feel Magazine South African women are celebrated during August and without even trying to publish a ‘women’ issue, Creative Feel did just that; celebrating the women in the arts because they are here, they are making things happen

Beth Diane Armstrong’s in perpetuum

Following critical acclaim at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, Beth Diane Armstrong’s in perpetuum will show at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg from 4 August to 30 September 2017. Words: Tim Leibbrandt Armstrong grapples with the ways in which bodies experience space and


Astounding Art at Aspire’s Auction

Aspire Art Auctions’ upcoming July sale at The Park on 7, Hyde Park Corner, offers a selection of some of the best works produced by local and international artists available on the local market. Amongst the stellar international artists, appearing for the first time locally,

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Standard Bank’s New Acquisitions

New Acquisitions: Standard Bank Corporate Collection is currently on at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg, and runs until 14 December 2017. The exhibition includes works par excellence by some of South Africa’s leading contemporary artists. The Standard Bank Corporate Collection boasts some impressive numbers: it

Andrew Tshabangu

Andrew Tshabangu: Footprints

Born in Soweto in 1966, Andrew Tshabangu’s photography has received critical acclaim across the globe. His work has been exhibited internationally and is renowned for documenting the daily rituals of black communities in urban Africa. A selection of Tshabangu’s photographic works have been curated by

Four Female Muses Who Shaped Henri Matisse

Four Female Muses Who Shaped Henri Matisse

The female figure dominated Henri Matisse’s work, and here are four key women whose likenesses were featured in the Rhythm and Meaning exhibition at Johannesburg’s Standard Bank Gallery Amélie (Portrait of Madame Matisse, 1905, oil on canvas, 46cm x 38cm) Henri Matisse met Amélie Parayre

Free Shuttle Service to Matisse Exhibition

Free Shuttle Service to Matisse Exhibition

All roads lead to the Matisse exhibition with a Standard Bank Art sponsored Shuttle Service Henri Matisse: Rhythm and Meaning is the much anticipated Matisse exhibition which opened at Johannesburg’s Standard Bank Gallery recently. Art lovers can experience the genius and versatility of the French modernist master’s first

Henri Matisse: Rhythm and Meaning

Henri Matisse: Rhythm and Meaning

An extract from the catalogue accompanying the exhibition Henri Matisse: Rhythm and Meaning, edited by Federico Freschi and published by the Standard Bank Gallery, 2016. Henri Matisse (1869-1954) is probably one of the best-known and most widely appreciated artists of the 20th century. Even in his own lifetime, Matisse enjoyed

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