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Don’t Stop, Play: @play at Everard Read

December 16, 2015 - Sinazo Chiya: Art Throb

Art Throb reviews @Play, a five person multi disciplinary exhibition at the Cape Town gallery. Opening on the 12th November 18:30pm, it will run until the 30th November 2015.

"It is appropriate that the @play group-show at Everard Read prompts child-like exclamations of ‘that’s so cool.’ While all the artists have different styles, they converge on the task of  ‘experimentation and the processes of physical mark-making’ without restraint.  Ranging from deconstructed pianos to dogs crafted out of carbon fiber, this show is entirely too caffeinated to called a meditation on medium."

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CIRCA Gallery London Opens

November 15, 2015 - Art Throb

The London dealer John Martin has partnered with Everard Read gallery from South Africa to launch Circa London in the Chelsea space Martin acquired last year. The new gallery is due to open fully in mid-March after renovations are complete, but the front part of the building opened earlier this week with a rotating display of contemporary works from South Africa and Europe.

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New Ventures: Ashraf Jamal in Conversation with Charles Shields

October 28, 2015

Ashraf Jamal interviews Charles Shields, director and co-owner of Everard Read Gallery in Cape Town, on the upcoming opening of Circa London in March 2016. The move promises to hold many exciting developments both for the gallery’s represented artists, as well as for the international arts community which is in many ways centered within this international hub. Art Africa on 28 October 2015.


Art: A circular transition - Financial Mail

October 26, 2015 - Ashraf Jamal

IN THE Medici of Jozi Jillian Carman recounts the story of SA’s oldest commercial gallery, Everard Read, which has not only "weathered the vagaries of artistic and economic trends" but stands, through its numerous satellite shopfronts over a century, as "a testament to an extraordinary family possessed of business and artistic acumen".  Read Article here