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Johannesburg Civic Art Gallery
Joubert Park, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Edwin Landseer LUTYENS: Architect 1910
Robert HOWDEN: Project Architect 1910

Date:1910 : 1987
Type:Art Gallery


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26°11'50.00" S 28°02'49.43" E Alt: 1744m

Lady Florence Phillips was central to getting the Art Gallery funded, donations of works made, she herself being a benefactor, and having LUTYENS appointed as architect.

In 1987 additions were done in Post Modern style by MEYER PIENAAR AND PARTNERS.

(Afr Archt Feb 1913:146 tend; Afr Archt Apr 1914:327; Jnl ATA Feb 1916:8; Jnl ATA Jul 1916:12 ill; SAAR Jun 1934:144, 157, Pearse on the gallery; Hussey 1950; McTeague 1985)

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Writings about this entry

Chipkin, Clive M. 1993. Johannesburg Style - Architecture & Society 1880s - 1960s. Cape Town: David Phillip. pg 49
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 138
Gutsche, Thelma. 1966. No Ordinary Woman: The life and times of Florence Phillips. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg Various - see book index
van der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. 1987. From Mining Camp to Metropolis - The buildings of Johannesburg 1886-1940. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council. pg 114 ill, 106, 108, 115, 117, 176