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The Safest Place is the Knife`s Edge

The Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg presents The Safest Place is the Knife's Edge: Christo Coetzee (1929 - 2000), the first retrospective exhibition in 35 years of works by this South African artist, who was not only the leading exponent of abstract expressionism in South Africa and in Europe in the 1950s and 1960s, but also of an international movement such as Assemblage Art in America in the early 1960s.


The curators will give a walkabout of Christo's exhibition to open visitors to various ways of reading and enjoying his work on the following dates:

Shoni Netshia - 31 October at 1pm

Shoni Netshia - 3 November at 11am

Wilhem van Rensburg - 6 November at 1pm

Shoni Netshia - 7 November at 1pm

Wilhem van Rensburg - 17 November at 11am

Participating: Christo Coetzee


Address: Cnr Simmonds & Frederick JHB Central
Tel: 011 631 4467
Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 16:30. Saturday 09:00 - 13:00.