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Stevenson Johannesburg launches new gallery in Parktown
Art gallery Stevenson has moved from Braamfontein to Parktown North. Graham Wood got the lowdown on the relocation
Stevenson Johannesburg has launched its new Joburg gallery in Parktown North with the opening of a solo exhibition by Zimbabwean artist Portia Zvavahera. According to one of the gallery’s partners, Joost Bosland, they had been contemplating the move for almost five years before taking the plunge.
It’s been a slightly agonised and carefully thought-through move. It brings Stevenson, which set up shop in Braamfontein almost a decade ago, closer to the galleries around Rosebank and Parkwood: the Goodman Gallery, David Krut, SMAC, Momo, Circa and the Everard Read, and the growing Keyes Art Mile, which seems to have cemented the area’s status as the epicentre of the Joburg art scene...