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Daniel Naude at the Getty Centre in Los Angeles

January 28, 2020

Daniel Naude is currently participating in the featured exhibition Unseen: 35 Years of Collecting Photographs, at the Getty Centre in Los Angeles, currently on show until the 8 March 2020.

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Teresa Firmino at Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020

January 28, 2020

We are proud to announce that artist Teresa Firmino will be having a solo presentation and exhibiting a selection of works entitled Black Melancholy / Negotiating Trauma.

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Liberty Battson - Trevelling Exhibition

January 28, 2020

Liberty Battson is currently participating in a travelling exhibition, entitled Don't Ask Me Where I Am From, in collaboration between the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada and the Imago Mundi foundation

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Michael MacGarry Group Exhibition

January 28, 2020

Michael MacGarry is taking part in a group exhibition alongside artist Jacob van Schalkwyk at Gus Gallery at the University of Stellenbosch

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Sanell Aggenbach at Norval Foundation

January 28, 2020

Sanell Aggenbach's Madre Pieta, is currently on display at The Norval Foundation. 

 

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Anton Momberg sculpture of Sol Plaatjie

January 28, 2020

As part of his recent attendance at the 11th BRICS Summit in Brazil, President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled the portrait bust of Sol Plaatje by Anton Momberg at the Itamaraty Palace. Plaatje was a South African intellectual, journalist, linguist, politician, translater and writer.

Plaatje was also a founding member and the first General Secretary of the South African Native National Congress, which became the African National Congress. 

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Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2020

January 6, 2020

Everard Read galleries are proud to announce that Blessing Ngobeni has been awarded the Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2020 for Visual Arts. 

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The Mbokodo Awards is an annual event held to recognise women who have shown leadership, fostered growth and made efforts to strengthen the arts.

January 6, 2020

Everard Read would like to congratulate Lady Skollie, the recipient of the 2019 Mbokodo Architecture & Design Award. 

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Mmakambo Helen Sebidi recently participated in The Death and Life Residency

January 6, 2020

Mmakambo Helen Sebidi recently participated in The Death and Life Residency.

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Turiya Magadlela, at the 16th Istanbul Biennial.

January 6, 2020

Turiya Magadlela, a textile artist based in Johannesburg, was commissioned by the 16th Istanbul Biennial curatorial team to create a site-specific artwork in Turkey. 

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Setlamorago Mashilo and Andrzej Urbanski participated in the Aardklop National Arts Festival.

January 6, 2020

Setlamorago Mashilo and Andrzej Urbanski participated in the Aardklop National Arts Festival which took place from the 24 - 29 September 2019.

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Setlamorago Mashilo's Comission

October 8, 2019

Setlamorago Mashilo & Kgaugelo Mashilo ( who are brother & sister) to produce a life-size bronze sculpture to commemorate Zakithi. 

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Liberty Battson's exhibition at ABSA Gallery

October 8, 2019

Liberty Battson, the 2014 ABSA l’Atelier Winner, has been invited alongside two other artists to combine their unique conceptual and artistic skills in creating an immersive experience from a familiar material.

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Everard Read at CONTEXT Art Miami

October 8, 2019

Everard Read Gallery is proud to be participating in CONTEXT Art Miami, 3 - 8 December 2019.  

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Everard Read at Art X Lagos

October 8, 2019

Everard Read Gallery is proud to be participating in Art X Lagos, 1 - 3 November 2019.

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Matthew Hindley acquired by the Iziko National Gallery in Cape Town

October 8, 2019

Matthew Hindley's work Speak Naturally and Continuously has been acquired by the Iziko National Gallery in Cape Town, which was erected at the end of March this year

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Blessing Ngobeni in Phaidon's recent publication Vitamin P2 - New Perspectives in Painting.

October 8, 2019

Blessing Ngobeni has been featured in Phaidon's recent publication Vitamin P2 - New Perspectives in Painting.

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Lady Skollie Residency

October 8, 2019

Lady Skollie recently took part in a residency with Eastside Projects in Bermingham, United Kingdom.

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Sanell Aggenbach at Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art in Vienna.

October 8, 2019

Sanell Aggenbach is currently presenting works in a group exhibition at Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art in Vienna.

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Nelson Makamo on the Daily Show

October 7, 2019

Everard Read would like to congratulate Nelson Makamo who has been featured on the one hundred and twenty-eighth episode of season twenty-four of “The Daily Show”. 

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Celebrating Skollie's Good & Evil

July 8, 2019

This past Saturday was the final weekend to view Lady Skollie’s exhibition Good & Evil at Everard Read's CIRCA Gallery.

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Winner of the BNAP announced

July 8, 2019

The 2019 Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize winner is Phenyo Melody “Mel” Madiba.

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Villa's Confrontation at the RMB Think Precinct

July 8, 2019

RMB welcomed Edoardo Villa’s captivating and monumental landmark sculpture, Confrontation (1978) to its Think precinct in Sandton just before Youth Day this year.

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Olivié Keck at the Turbine Art Fair

July 8, 2019

Catch Olivié Keck at the TAF from 11 - 14 July 2019.

Her work was recently exhibited at Everard Read’s CIRCA Gallery, accompanied by the Virtual Reality experience Ophelia Forever displayed at TMRW Gallery and in June 2019 she joined forces with athletic apparel and equipment giant NIKE, for their campaign during the Woman’s Soccer World Cup 2019.

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Masterpiece London Art Fair: a success!

July 8, 2019

This years edition of Masterpiece London Art Fair saw twenty-two new galleries in attendance including; Everard Read Johannesburg, Cape Town, London and Franschhoek as well as other contemporary dealers worldwide.

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Everard Read participating in world class Masterpiece Art Fair

June 7, 2019

Everard Read Gallery is proud to be participating in Masterpiece Art Fair, London 2019, 27 June – 3 July.

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A first for Everard Read at ArtX Lagos

June 7, 2019

Everard Read will also be participating for the first time in Art X Lagos, 1 - 3 November 2019.

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Lady Skollie has designed the new R5 coin

June 7, 2019

The South African Reserve Bank and the South African Mint, have released a series of six new commemorative circulation coins, these include five new R2 coins and a new R5 coin.

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Nelson Makamo presents his work in Paris

June 7, 2019

Nelson Makamo presents his new body of work at the Loo & Lou Gallery in Paris, currently on show until the 27 July 2019.

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Michael MacGarry - a curator at the Chinafrika Project

June 7, 2019

Michael MacGarry has curated the South African section of the multinational Chinafrika Project run by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Leipzig, currently on show until 27 July 2019.

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A Blessing to the Venice Biennale

June 7, 2019

Blessing Ngobeni in collaboration with Legate Lithography Editions (LL Edition) has recently participated in the Venice Biennale.

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Everard Read Gallery presents Lady Skollie's Good & Evil

May 10, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Everard Read and Lady Skollie are proud to announce GOOD & EVIL - a reimagining of a history nipped in the bud and Skollie's first solo exhibition in South Africa in two years!

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Conrad Botes and his Goliath

May 10, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Conrad Botes' exhibition The Goliath Protocol is currently on show at Everard Read's CIRCA Gallery until Saturday 18 May 2019.

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Olivié Keck's Drop Dead Gorgeous exhibition

May 10, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

The exhibition is currently on show at Everard Read's CIRCA Gallery until Saturday 18 May 2019.

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Lady Skollie is flipping a coin

May 10, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Lady Skollie, in collaboration with the South African Mint, has produced a R50 sterling-silver collectable coin to celebrate the country’s 25 years of democracy.

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Deborah Bell's 'Enthroned' catalogue available at Everard Read galleries

May 10, 2019

The much anticipated catalogue of Deborah Bell's recent exhibition Enthroned is available for sale at Everard Read Johannesburg for R200.00.

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Lionel Smit at Everard Read London

May 10, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Lionel Smit's latest solo exhibition, Destructure, opens 10 May at Everard Read in London.

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Lady Skollie to join Everard Read

April 9, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Everard Read Gallery is thrilled to welcome artist Lady Skollie to our stable.

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Turiya Magadlela has joined the Everard Read Gallery

April 9, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

We are pleased to announce that Turiya Magadlela has joined the Everard Read Gallery.

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A film by Michael MacGarry: Excuse me, while I disappear

April 9, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Michael MacGarry's film work Excuse me, while I disappear is featured on the touring group exhibition Africa State of Mind curated by Ekow Eshun, which is travelling from the 25 March - 15 June 2019

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Sebidi's work in the Smithsonian National Museum of African Arts

April 9, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Mmakgabo Mapula Helen Sebidi's work There can be death but the spirit never dies (1991-97), is being featured in the Smithsonian National Museum of African Arts exhibition, “I Am… Contemporary Women Artists of Africa” running from 19 June 2019 - 5 July, 2020

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Submissions for the Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize are currently open

April 9, 2019 - Everard Read JHB

Submissions for The Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize (BNAP) are currently open and will close on 30 April 2019. Each year this prize aims to support a young, emerging artist, under 35 and not represented by a gallery.

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Everard Read and CIRCA Featured on 702

September 12, 2018 - Rhodé Marshall

Known to support a wide variety of local artists from different schools, and with the exhibitions changing regularly, Everard Read Gallery ensures that there’s always something new to cast one’s eyes upon.

 

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Blessing Ngobeni featured in VaVida eMagazine

July 30, 2018 - Busani Moyo

After discovering art in a prison cell, Blessing Ngobeni's life changed dramatically. He tells Busani Moyo from VaVida eMagazine how he got there. 

 

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Daniel Naudé exhibits at Festival La Gacilly Baden Photo in Baden, Austria.

July 28, 2018

Daniel Naudé exhibits his photographs at Festival La Gacilly Baden Photo in Baden, Austria. 

 

 

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WATCH: Lionel Smit is constructing a new studio!

June 22, 2018

Cape Town based artist, Lionel Smit is building a new studio!

 

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Gordon Froud – An Evolution of Form and Meaning

June 20, 2018 - Tracy Murinik

Exploring the spaces of Gordon Froud's studio is a cerebral adventure.

 

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Setlamorago Mashilo - about his upcoming Solo Exhibition at Everard Read

June 18, 2018 - Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsi

Setlamorago Mashilo speaks to Sunday Times about his upcoming solo exhibition at Everard Read. The exhibition opens on Thursday 19 July 2018.

 

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Cape sculptor turns endangered plants into newly-minted floral fossils

May 18, 2018 - TUDOR CARADOC-DAVIES/BUREAUX

Nic Bladen shines a spotlight on the threat of global warming by casting unique botanicals into bronze, creating artworks he hopes will last as fossils of the future.

 

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World-class gallery to showcase old and new

May 7, 2018 - Nontando Mposo

Cape Town’s latest exhibition space Norval Foundation recently opened its glass doors to the public.

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WATCH: SA artist helps Peta put plight of abused bears in spotlight.

May 2, 2018 - IOL STAFF WRITER

South African artist Lionel Smit is one of 80 artists who have contributed their work for a striking collection of bear images, as part of a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) exhibition currently on display in China.

 

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ART TIMES "In Conversation with Dylan Lewis"

April 10, 2018 - Dr. Johan Thom

African wildlife sculptor takes a conceptual turn with his artwork.

 

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Daniel Naude and President Ramaphosa bring you The Cattle of The Ages | FULL FEATURE

March 28, 2018 - SABC 3 Top Billing

SABC 3 and Top Billing did a feature on Daniel Naudé's photographic exhibition, showing at Everard Read Johannesburg

 

 

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Lionel Smit: Obscura at Moca Miami

March 17, 2018 - INSERT COURTESY OF THE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART NORTH MIAMI

OBSCURA, an exhibition of work by Lionel Smit, explores how we are shaped – and placed – by our identity.

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A bluebird trilled in gold, here

March 16, 2018 - Robyn Sassen

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN a veteran South African painter encounters the work of Japanese Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) through her paintbrush?

In short, a little madness.

 

 

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Cyril. The Money. And the Kim Kardashian cows.

March 15, 2018 - FERIAL HAFFAJEE

Ankole cattle are the Kim Kardashians of the bovine world. Pouty, curvaceous and gorgeous, they love posing. 

Showing at Everard Read gallery in Johannesburg, an exhibition by artist Daniel Naudé show them off in glorious photographs.

 

 

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Daniel Naudé's work to be featured at Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo

March 6, 2018 - Festival La Gacilly-Baden Photo

From 8th June to 30th September 2018, Europe's largest photography festival travels to Baden, Austria with 35 solo exhibitions and 2000 photos from La Gacilly, France. Daniel Naudé will present images reflecting on the African continent.

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Bronwen Findlay speaks to Johannesburg Video News

March 1, 2018 - Johannesburg Video News

Listen to Bronwen Findlay as she dicusses her current exhibition, 'Painting Hokusai and Other Worlds' with Johannesburg Video News.

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President Ramaphosa's Cattle to be seen at the latest Everard Read Gallery exhibition "Cattle Of The Ages"

February 26, 2018 - Garreth Van Niekerk

An exhibition of large-format photography shows the breathtaking images of the thousands of rare Ankole long-horned cattle farmed by new South African president Cyril Ramaphosa.

 

 

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Everard Read and CIRCA featured The New York Times

February 19, 2018 - Sarah Khan

In South African parlance, things happen at two speeds: “Just now” — which could be anywhere from 10 minutes to two weeks to who knows when — or “now-now,” which means, well, now. Judging by the pace at which Johannesburg is evolving these days, you need to get there now-now.

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Everard Read and CIRCA representing at the Cape Town Art fair

February 14, 2018 - Charles Shields

Our Everard Read and CIRCA galleries will be representing this week at the 2018 Cape Town Art Fair, sponsored by Investec. 

 

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Blessing Ngobeni is the Next Big Thing

February 12, 2018 - PIET SMEDY

Congratulations to our very own Blessing Ngobeni for featuring in the South African Garden and Home magazine!

 

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Nelson Makamo wins the Rise Art Prize

February 12, 2018 - AS PUBLISHED ON RISE ART

Congratulations to Nelson Makamo for winning the Rise Art Prize 2018.

 

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'The Battles', a film by Michael MacGarry

February 5, 2018 - Michael MacGarry

Screening of the film will be taking place at the Keyes Art Mile 1 February - 8 March 2018

 

 

 

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Angus Taylor in conversation with White Rabbit

January 31, 2018 - White Rabbit Collection

It is with regret...

January 13, 2018 - Mark Read

It is with regret that Everard Read records the recent passing of two of South Africa's finest painters.

Walter Meyer and Helmut Starke.

We shall profoundly miss them and their contribution to not only our gallery but to the entire South African visual art world. 

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Everard Read and CIRCA, featured in, "11 of Johannesburg's Top Art Galleries"

December 4, 2017 - Carina Claassens

From the biggest gallery in sub-Saharan Africa to displays of the best contemporary art, the City of Gold has much to offer in terms of art and culture.

Here’s a roundup of Johannesburg’s top art galleries, displaying a collection of both local and international works.

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Angus Taylor wins Helgaard Steyn Award for Sculpture

December 1, 2017

The internationally renowned sculptor Angus Taylor is the 2017 winner of the Helgaard Steyn Award, one of the most substantial prizes within the South African arts scene dedicated to the promotion of art and culture in South Africa.

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Nigel Mullins: Artthrob Review

November 27, 2017 - Dave Mann

Inside and Outside the Image: Nigel Mullins’ ‘Artefacts from the Anthropocene’

 

In ‘Artefacts from the Anthropocene,’ at CIRCA Joburg, Mullins attempts to immerse himself in making sense of history. Through images of mass gatherings, political figureheads and social evolutions, Mullins invites us to consider the weave of history and its hierarchies.

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Thom Pierce's "The Horsemen of Semonkong" - Turning heads across the world

October 13, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

The first exhibition of The Horsemen of Semonkong took place at CIRCA, Johannesburg in October 2016. Since then Pierce’s work has been shown around the world as part of award exhibitions and photographic festivals. It has been featured in print and online in various publications including Vogue, Esquire and The Guardian.

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ArtSpoken & Reviews

October 10, 2017 - Sharmini Brookes

Rosebank is a precinct for the art lovers - and now they have the opportunity to explore the art scene in various of its approaches, from the Exhibition On Screen of Canaletto to the tangible with Angus Taylor sculptures at the Everard Read Gallery.

 

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Spotlight on FNB JoburgArtFair 2017

September 15, 2017 - Artthrob

 

Talks, talks, talks

The FNB JAF Talks Programme always delivers and there were some real winners lined up this time. 

 

 

 

 

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Beth Diane Armstrong to Open at the Standard Bank Gallery

August 3, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

Beth Diane Armstrong - Standard Bank Young Artist 2017

A solo exhibition to accompany her 2017 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art. The exhibition highlights Armstrong’s use of sculpture to explore different expressions of these two terms in relation to scale, structure, materiality, space, representation and process.

Her solo exhibition in perpetuum will open on the 3rd of August 2017 at the Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg

 

 

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Turbine Art Fair: Five Years On

July 13, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

The annual Turbine Art Fair will celebrate its fifth consecutive opening on Thursday, 13 July 2013. The fair, which showcases some of South Africa’s finest contemporary art, offers audiences a chance to view and buy work from established as well as emerging local artists.

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Liberty Battson curates The Confession

July 13, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

10 July, 2017 marks the opening of The Confession; a group show curated by 2014 L’Atelier Art Competition winner and Everard Read represented artist, Liberty Battson.

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Gary Stephens' solo exhibition opens at Everard Read Johannesburg

June 2, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

 

PLEATED

1 - 24 June 2017

The exhibition includes both Stephens' photographic prints and iconic chalk pastel drawings on folded paper with hand-dyded string systems.

1 June marked the opening of Gary Stephens' solo exhibition, PLEATED.

 

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Angus Taylor to open at Everard Read London

May 24, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

2 June 2017 marks the opening date for Pretoria-based artist, Angus Taylor’s first solo exhibition at Everard Read London.

In the Middle of it will showcase Taylor’s new body of sculptural work; demonstrating the artist’s prowess as both a mason and metalsmith.

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Artists take part in Art Angels Africa auction in London

May 12, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

Art Angels Africa hosted their first public auction in London, England on Thursday 11 May 2017. The event forms part on the on-going initiative to raise money for the education of learners in rural South Africa.

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Collaborative Abstract Exhibition opens at Everard Read

May 10, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

SPECTRUM

4 May – 24 June

A group show exploring colour, light and energy in South African contemporary art. Derived from the Latin term ‘specere’ meaning an image or apparition, ‘spectrum’ also refers to the band of colours created by the refraction of light.

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Solo Exhibitions - Wayne Barker and Alexandra Ross open at Everard Read

May 10, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

WAYNE BARKER

Postcards and Unwritten Letters

and

ALEXANDRA ROSS

Twenty Thousand Apparitions

 

4 May – 31 May 2017

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Michael MacGarry: Solo Exhibition at Wits Art Museum

May 8, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

Johannesburg-based artist, Michael MacGarry opened his newest show Show No Pain at the Wits Art Museum (WAM) on 2 May 2017.

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WATCH: Art Angels in collaboration with Rina Stutzer

May 8, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

Watch as Rina Stutzer, a Pretoria-based fine artist, discusses her artistic journey and demonstrates her unique technical style whereby she works with copper plates, acid, patina and heat to create ever-changing, ever-evolving representations of her mental and physical environments.

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The Tiger’s Bride by Rebecca Haysom

May 3, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

Artthrob free-lancer Nicola Kritzinger speaks Rebecca Haysom, a Johannesburg-based artist represented by Everard Read JHB, about her recent and first solo exhibition entitled The Tiger’s Bride.

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Wayne Barker exhibits at Art Paris Art Fair 2017

March 31, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

Wayne Barker, represented on this occasion by Galerie Patrice Trigano and Baudoin Lebon, exhibited two of his works, Lady Gaga (2011) and Mademoiselle 3 (2013) at the Art Paris Art Fair (APAF) held in the Grand Palais.

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Michael MacGarry in Utopia/Dystopia at Maat, Lisbon, Portugal

March 24, 2017 - Everard Read JHB

22 March 2017 marked the opening of Utopia/Dystopia at Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) in Lisbon, Portugal. One of the artists participating in the first group “manifesto exhibition”, held in the newly opened Oval Museum, is Michael MacGarry.

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