Author

 
 Robyn Sassen

Robyn Sassen

    Nita Spilhaus in the Cape: More than a picture book
    Nita Spilhaus in the Cape: More than a picture book
    Who is included, who is praised as a genius and who is omitted altogether from the annals of art history are decisions that have more to do...
    Holocaust fantasies distort truth
    Holocaust fantasies distort truth
    FINAL SOLUTION: THE FATE OF THE JEWS 1933-49 by David Cesarani (Macmillan)
    Sylvia Glasser dances to her own drum
    Sylvia Glasser dances to her own drum
    Dressed in a floor-length purple dress and on the arm of dancer Muzi Shili, Sylvia Glasser (75) gyrates and bends to the rhythm as she nimbly...
    JAG puts on show of a lifetime
    JAG puts on show of a lifetime
    "Anything is possible,” it says in red on the office notice board of the Johannesburg Art Gallery’s (JAG) chief curator, Antoinette Murdoch....
    An outsider's bare act of defiance
    An outsider's bare act of defiance
    BODY LANGUAGE
    JH Pierneef’s people-less power
    JH Pierneef’s people-less power
    As you walk into the upper area of Johannesburg’s Standard Bank Gallery, the large paintings that dominate the space strike you with their sheer...
    Q&A Luyanda Sidiya: The seeds dance sows
    Q&A Luyanda Sidiya: The seeds dance sows
    Johannesburg’s contemporary dance highlight in mid-August was unequivocally the Market Theatre’s brief season of Siva.
    Roger Cohen: We are all party to a family’s tale
    Roger Cohen: We are all party to a family’s tale
    THE GIRL FROM HUMAN STREET: GHOSTS OF MEMORY IN A JEWISH FAMILY (Bloomsbury) by Roger Cohen
    Peter Schütz's carved celestial creatures
    Peter Schütz's carved celestial creatures
    You might be forgiven for wishing to take off your shoes as you enter this exhibition of the life’s work of sculptor Peter Schütz. It might...
    Getting a rise out of Croissants
    Getting a rise out of Croissants
    Just when you might have thought the Wits 969 festival pickings couldn’t possibly get more sophisticated there was We Didn’t Come to Hell...
    A love affair with Can Themba
    A love affair with Can Themba
    Arguably one of South Africa’s most important contemporary plays, nostalgic for the beauty of the past and savvy about the racism of the early...
    Underneath the star quality of Marlene Dietrich
    Underneath the star quality of Marlene Dietrich
    You’re left wondering in this two-hander about Marlene Dietrich: arguably the mother of all European performers, who had the emotional fire and...