Few South African art-lovers will recognise her name, but Nita Spilhaus's work from the 1920s is like a breath of fresh air, writes Robyn Sassen
An exhibit of African identity featuring continental and diasporic artists such as Lerato Shadi, Felix Mula and Louis Kakudi.
The Mail & Guardian speaks to African Flavour Books owner Fortescue Helepi at the Time of the Writer festival hosted in Durban this week.
Mwande ka Zenzile draws on his heritage to challenge the imperialism of the West and to illustrate the effect it has had on African life.
An exhibition touring the US brings together contemporary artists using the ancient form of masquerade to explore issues such as self-realisation.
A group exhibition now on in Cape Town puts a selection of works by different artists together, and also allows for inspiring collaborations.
How can western 'universal' museums acquire and display artefacts without stoking the illegal arts trade and reproducing colonialist narratives?
Young South African artists are up there with Sekoto and Stern as hot international property.
Mohau Modisakeng's work reflects on violence and race, not in an autobiographical sense, but in terms of black existentiality.
The collection of a young man who ?courted danger across the continent, Nicholas Penny, is to be sold as "tribal art".
The seminal exhibition by Meschac Gaba at Tate Modern dispels notions that African art is about the traditional or ethnographic.
Tate will reflect its new international focus through a two-year programme of activities focused on Africa, beginning on November 24.
Johannes Phokela takes Percy Zvomuya on a walkabout of his major retrospective and reflects on the impact of European painting on his work.
Carol Brown analyses the vastly different United Kingdom and South Africa covers of the Africa Remix exhibition catalogue.
Located between fine-art performance and street culture, Robin Rhode is one of South Africa's successful art exports, writes Catherine Green.