visual arts

 
Art and about: 10 art fairs not to miss
Art and about: 10 art fairs not to miss
Three Cape Town events next month – That Art Fair, the Guild International Design Fair and the Cape Town Art Fair – herald the start...
Apartheid: Defiance was a dapper struggle, too
Apartheid: Defiance was a dapper struggle, too
In scale and ambition, Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life is the Noah's Ark of visual...
Art collecting with Albie Sachs
Art collecting with Albie Sachs
In 1945, seven years before former Constitutional Court judge Albie Sachs joined the liberation struggle in apartheid South Africa, his appreciation for art had already bloomed. Paintings by his mother's artist friend adorned the walls of his childhood home....
An artist who lived to dispel the dark arts
An artist who lived to dispel the dark arts
Visual artist Paul du Toit died of cancer on January 9. He was 48 years old. There has been enough talk of dying lately, but, when thinking of Du...
The beauty of life after death
The beauty of life after death
Bronwyn Lace's work has intrigued me since the 2011 Everard Read exhibition Horse: Multiple Views of a Singular Beast. In it Lace...
Thing of beauty: We Love Mandela exhibition
Thing of beauty: We Love Mandela exhibition
The works are in an exhibition titled We Love Mandela that opened on International Mandela Day (July 18) at Sandton’s Nelson Mandela...
Mongezi Ncaphayi: Striking art is his raison d’être
Mongezi Ncaphayi: Striking art is his raison d’être
Mongezi Ncaphayi is the recipient of this year’s Gerard Sekoto Award. The award forms part of the Absa L’Atelier Awards that are highly...
Absa L’Atelier Awards: Cruel jokes and abstract lives
Absa L’Atelier Awards: Cruel jokes and abstract lives
The drawcard is an opportunity to visit Paris for an extended stay – all expenses paid. For the overall winner, there’s the promise of...
3D-printing takes art into another dimension
3D-printing takes art into another dimension
From a distance, it looks like an ordinary human skull, its white surface contrasting with the black velvet it rests on. But, as you move closer,...
Tate Modern opens doors to African visionaries
Tate Modern opens doors to African visionaries
Meschac Gaba was so bewildered by the lack of opportunities for African artists in Europe that he spent five years constructing his own fictional...
Thing of beauty: Art in the city
Thing of beauty: Art in the city
The artist moved into the Maboneng precinct in downtown Johannesburg two years ago and uses the city’s walls as her canvas.
The art of taxi hand signals
The art of taxi hand signals
Every day thousands of hands stretch out along commuter routes across Gauteng speaking a silent language of taxi gestures.

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