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Address: 163 Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa
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Pro's 1) Source worthwhile artists 2) Well located in Johannesburg 3) Staf always helpful 4) Marketing material informative Con's 1) Not always on show 2) Some artists... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Pro's 1) Source worthwhile artists 2) Well located in Johannesburg 3) Staf always helpful 4) Marketing material informative Con's 1) Not always on show 2) Some artists are light on material

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The Goodman Gallery is perfectly centrally situated for anyone from all direction of Joburg to get there. They have fantastic exhibitions, international and local showings. Subscribe to their notifications for upcoming exibitions, or go check on their onine page, book your attendance ift events, but definitely go get yourself some more culture other than dirty socks.... South African Artists have... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a well regarded local art gallery known for spotting emerging talent. They have good exhibits from time to time. Complements Everard Read Gallery for a good sense of what's happening with investment grade and emerging investment grade artists.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We aren't specifically art lovers. Curiosity got the better of us and we visited the gallery. We are happy that we did. The art really was beautiful and the building itself was an artwork, interesting and different. Worth a visit, whether you are an art lover or n9t.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This gallery is very small and for us I am afraid the few works were 100% without merit. We were in and out within 5 minutes and rather disappointed. This gallery seems to be one for people with very 'avant garde' tastes.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

The Goodman Gallery is architecturally interesting, well located with easily accessed free parking. It does not have permanent exhibitions but very worthwhile visiting from time to time for whatever is on show. The exhibition we visited required explanation which the owner was only to happy and keen to provide. Highly recommended as also it gives easy access by foot to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

The Goodman Gallery is an institution (in an area where there are many galleries) and where William Kentridge launches his new exhibitions. They do not have a permanent collection on display, and whether or not you like it will depend on your view of the excellent exhibitions. Parking is safe and on the premises. You can even walk from here... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

I've been to a number of excellent exhibitions at the Goodman Gallery and highly recommend it to any art lover.

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Thank SWelz
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2015

Beautiful gallery with (sometimes) excellent exhibitions, sometimes really disappointing as it seems like they want to be "too experimental" and "cutting edge". Knowledgeable staff and a place to visit, even if it is only to say that you've been to the "Spear gallery"! Google "Spear" "Jacob Zuma" if you're not familiar!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

A great start to any JHB art route - brilliant knowledgeable staff and well located - been around forever!~ and helped in the start of my now substantial collection of local contemporary art - Also exhibit international artists and seen at international Art Fairs - Dubai etc

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