City of Gold Festival Brings Joburg Walls to Life

Graffiti has become an integral part of Architecture. In Johannesburg this week the City of Gold Festival organised by the Grayscale Gallery is well under way with numerous graff artists from South Africa, USA, Europe, UK and Reunion Islands producing outstanding work on some of Joburg's most deserving walls. To follow their progress or attend an exhibition/function/event visit their website on .

Various reasonably priced artworks by the artists are on display at the Grayscale Gallery, on 33 de Korte Street and the Architects' Academy Studio.1 on 19 Henri Street, Braamfontein. Both venues are open Monday to Friday between 10am - 5pm. Saturdays 10am-2pm

The above piece by AKUT is currently underway in downtown Joburg. (Corner Commissioner & Miriam Makeba).

German artist AKUT in South Africa this week.

South African artist LOVE works on a piece in Braamfontein.

The City of Gold Festival kicked off at the Architects' Academy Building in Braamfontein.

The Festival runs through this week. For more details visit the website: .

Photos courtesy of Andy Royal and Rasty.