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CAN A COMMERCIAL GALLERY CLAIM TO BE A NEUTRAL SPACE – AND DO SO WITH A POKER FACE?

PM has been considering the above question since Goodman Gallery owner, Liza Essers filed notice to oppose the application made by the ANC to take down, the now infamous, The Spear by Brett Murray. Saying in her answering affidavit: “The … Continue reading

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A SHORT STORY THAT CANNOT END WELL

An elderly woman with abruptly cut grey hair, a vestigial of contemporary sensibility, prowls the gallery spreading a miasmatic dander that smells like self-righteous moth balls. With the same respect the young women gives mouldy bread, she applies an appeasing … Continue reading

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OPEN LETTER : GALLERY ETIQUETTE FOR PARENTS

Dear Parents Panga Management is writing to you today regarding basic gallery etiquette. To begin with let’s state the obvious, as PM has come to the sad conclusion that common sense is anything but common…….. Art Galleries are Not play … Continue reading

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