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ABSA opens new art gallery

BY 30.06.22

Absa has opened a new art gallery in the piazza of Towers Main in Johannesburg central business district as of May 2022. The Absa Art Gallery officially opened its doors with the first exhibition titled Voices: Past and Present.

Commenting about the gallery, Senior Specialist Art Curator at Absa Group, Dr Paul Bayliss said, “We are thrilled to open a brand new gallery, which gives us the opportunity to continue supporting and showcasing great work by artists from around the continent. The Voices: Past and Present exhibition allows everyone the opportunity to view the wonderful art pieces that were showcased  at the 2022 Klein Karoo National Arts Festival (KKNK)”.

Art lovers have been allowed to visit the Absa Gallery in person from June 2022 to witness the incredible pieces and work created by various artists.

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