Robyn Sassen

Review: ‘Ikhaya Likamoya’ by Sethembiso Zulu — Ties that bind us all

Multimedia journalist and healer Sethembiso Zulu’s debut solo show embraces a fierce, raw and broken timelessness that encapsulates what it means to be human

Imizwilili zika Nolufefe ‘Fefe’ Mtshabe

Chorister and opera singer Nolufefe Mtshabe inspired hundreds of pupils to uphold her legacy

SA genocide museum opens

Permanent exhibition elements are arranged to immerse visitors fully in the experience

Nita Spilhaus in the Cape: More than a picture book

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

Holocaust fantasies distort truth

‘Final Solution’ balances stories of Nazi Germany and the extermination of Europe’s Jews and reveals the treatment meted out to them post-World War II

Sylvia Glasser dances to her own drum

Sylvia Glasser dared to dream the impossible during the dark days of apartheid and radically altered the landscape of SA contemporary dance.

JAG puts on show of a lifetime

The gallery is staging six exhibitions to celebrate its centenary but its future is not without problems.

An outsider’s bare act of defiance

A genderqueer artist is going boldly, goldly naked to trumpet the sacred human form.

JH Pierneef’s people-less power

One cannot ­dissociate Pierneef from ­Nationalist politics but his work ­defies easy ­categorisation and kneejerk condemnation.

Q&A Luyanda Sidiya: The seeds dance sows

Siva is an electric dance into the notion of what god is, courtesy of Standard Bank’s Young Artist winner.

Roger Cohen: We are all party to a family’s tale

The New York Times columnist remembers the life of his family in South Africa, particularly his mother June, the girl from Human Street.

Peter Schütz’s carved celestial creatures

Peter Schütz’s sculptures are not only aesthetically brilliant, they also have the power to evoke a belief in the Omnipotent.

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