Art and Design

Mame-Diarra Niang's vision for the invisible
Mame-Diarra Niang's vision for the invisible
In Mame-Diarra Niang’s constructed Black Hole, there is, quite immediately, little room for journalistic subterfuge. As the realisation settles...
Rookie review: I’m made out of plastic here
Rookie review: I’m made out of plastic here
I support the commodification of art because artists should be able to earn a living from their creations. It’s the only way art can be taken...
Where there’s an ironclad will, there’s a way for Alatise
Where there’s an ironclad will, there’s a way for Alatise
Peju Alatise gets what she wants. In so doing, she does not suffer fools, back down from challenges or accept standards other than the ones she...
Limits and freedom of non-free art
Limits and freedom of non-free art
The Joburg Art Fair sort of prepared us for Instagram. The visual overload of imagery during its inaugural opening in 2008, where Robin Rhode was...
Between art and memory
Between art and memory
It’s an act as old as the construction of images. For thousands of years, people have been using the family portrait as a vehicle for the...
Brave Beauties and the dark Lioness
Brave Beauties and the dark Lioness
On the last day of August — so-called Women’s Month — Stevenson Gallery in Cape Town hosted a Zanele Muholi retrospective of the...
Evolving, cynical and everything in between
Evolving, cynical and everything in between
‘The African project of succession also designates this same configuration of its locus of creativity. In effect in the early 1960s, the...
Love as a bridge to art of the past
Love as a bridge to art of the past
Bondage. Perversion. Recognition. Retreat. These are among the forms in which love greets us as we enter the Johannesburg Art Gallery. We are here...
Sash immerses all his dreams into creative clothing
Sash immerses all his dreams into creative clothing
Dabbling in the world of all things colourful, considered and textile, Johannesburg-based visual artist and clothing designer Sakhile Cebekhulu is...
Ode to a landscape dreamer
Ode to a landscape dreamer
Leaving the Wits Art Museum at the tail end of the Moses Tladi exhibition, I’m a mix of excitement at the resurrection of this genius and...
Disruption all around us and we still haven’t learnt
Disruption all around us and we still haven’t learnt
Although the National Arts Festival is too gargantuan a terrain for a lone explorer to wrap his feet around, interpretations of this year’s theme...
'Bring back what was once mine'
'Bring back what was once mine'
The opening of the debut Nigerian Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale was preceded by a series of unfortunate...
Ranjith Kally, our unremembered reminder
Ranjith Kally, our unremembered reminder
I had forgotten how verdant Durban is: how lusciously green and warm it remains even in the winter. From the airport on the north coast, boundless...
Danger to white cube galleries
Danger to white cube galleries
On the fringe of Johannesburg’s tentacular gentrification, Danger Gevaar Ingozi Studio is home to those with critical imaginations and no qualms...

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