The Johannesburg Art Scene from the 60's to the 90's
Gallery 21 Johannesburg and its London branch
Gallery 21's premises in London between 1974 and 1976
1974 - 1976
Gallery 21 London - October 1974 - opening exhibition at 16a Grafton Street, London W1
This image shows a few works from the "Barcelona 1972-73" series by Joan MIRÓ, acquired from Sala Gaspar, Barcelona. These were shown in both the street level and basement gallery of Gallery 21 London, together with recent sculptures in semi-precious stone by Zoltan BORBEREKI. Steps behind the wall left at the back lead to Basement Gallery, to the right behind the wall was the office.
Gallery 21 London - Basement Gallery - South wall - with works by Joan Miró and Lucas Sithole - 1974
Gallery 21 London - Basement Gallery - North wall - with works by Joan Miró , Armando Baldinelli and Lucas Sithole. Next to the steps was the framing section.
The gallery was situated in a new building in London's gallery centre, very near to Cork Street. The premises were completed in record time by David Morgan and his crew, in the Moorish style of the mother gallery, Gallery 21 Hyde Park, Sandton/Johannesburg, under the supervision of adviser David Krut.
View from Gallery 21 London onto Albemarle Street W.1. - 1975
The illustration shows sculptures in semi-precious stones, wood and perspex, by Zoltan BORBEREKI as well as mosaic panels by Armando BALDINELLI.
The Marlborough Gallery in Albemarle Street was only a few steps away, Wartski's were its immediate neighbours.
Gallery 21 London - gallery card listing the artists in stock (1975)
The illustration shows sculptures by Zoltan BORBEREKI, Berrell JENSEN, Lucas SITHOLE, mosaics by Armando BALDINELLI, a painting by Tadeusz JAROSZYNSKI, stoneware by Esias BOSCH.
And here is a map, slightly amended from the original download from www.wartski.com!
This page last updated 20th January, 2015
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