With the local art fair season about to kick off, we highlight some of the country's – and Africa's – most happening visual art events.
M&G's photo editor Paul Botes brings you a selection of captivating photos from around the world, including some of the events that made headlines this year.
A selection of our photographers’ work this year; from important news events to striking portraits and scenes that caught their eye.
Township youth mentored by top SA brand houses have produced thought-provoking work for the latest Umuzi Photo Club exhibition, "Ke Nna Mang - Who Am I?"
From Mack Magagane to Peter Magubane and more, the M&G has compiled a list of some of the country’s finest living black photographers.
A Greenpeace investigation of Witbank, which has the world’s dirtiest air, sheds light on the impact of coal on humans. A photo essay explains.
Whether fragile, charming, seductive or frightening, Themba Mbuyisa's photographs explore the various and contrasting emotions of the human condition.
Young talents, who are attuned to the internet and blogging, are changing the face of photography.
Lindokuhle Sobhekwa spent months photographing nyaope addicts. His extraordinary images seek to capture the human side of these people in the grip of addiction.
Sibs Shongwe-La Mer's work is about looking around. Instead of trying to normalise his life he endeavours to leave his life open to experiences.
Hanro Havenga set out to capture everyday life on the West Rand with his BestRand project.
Rotimi Fani-Kayode's exhibition – 25 years after his death – salutes an artist who shifted the lens on depicting black male homosexual relationships.
Music remains centre stage at Jazz Fest 2014, but its full schedule will include a fashion show and photographic exhibition honouring Nelson Mandela.
Photographer George Hallet has devoted his career to making images of people many others would prefer to ignore.
After last year's controversy over the winner of the World Press Photo Award all eyes were on this year's selection. Here are some of 2014's winners.
Peter Magubane's latest exhibition includes images from his time as Madiba's official photographer, and some from 1954 to 1994 that were never shown before.
Muntu Vilakazi shoots from the hip for his debut exhibition that focuses on people enjoying good times in the townships of the East Rand.
A photographer and a journalist spent months ?winning the trust of drug addicts in Hillbrow.
Bongani Madondo searches for elegance in a vast exhibition of photographic material documenting life in apartheid South Africa.