African Art

El Anatsui comes back to Africa

The world-renowned artist is being introduced to audiences with his latest exhibition ‘Meyina’

Artists beyond South Africa’s borders

"As artists then, maybe it is time we seriously consider how better to strengthen synergies with our siblings on the continent."

Art fair ­offers more than sales

South Africa’s art economy is lucrative, drawing international buyers.

​Joël Mpah Dooh’s latest work explores the idea of collective fragility

The Cameroonian artist’s preoccupation is our relation to one another as global citizens.

​A multiverse of experiences at Fantastic exhibition

The themes of religion, gender and global capital reflect in the artworks that draw on literary references, myths and symbols.

The struggling artist narrative is dated – good business comes down to a fine art

There is nothing alien about creative people being capable of making and managing money.

An art exhibition that curates complex identities

An exhibit of African identity featuring continental and diasporic artists such as Lerato Shadi, Felix Mula and Louis Kakudi.

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

African Flavour Books: Vaal’s little piece of heaven

The Mail & Guardian speaks to African Flavour Books owner Fortescue Helepi at the Time of the Writer festival hosted in Durban this week.

Mawande ka Zenzile finds lost knowledge

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.

Disguise: How artists are reinventing African masquerade

An exhibition touring the US brings together contemporary artists using the ancient form of masquerade to explore issues such as self-realisation.

Press Releases

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

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Marketers need to reinvent themselves

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.