‘Liminality’ is a buzz word in art speak, but does the current Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation exhibition go far enough in meaningfully unpacking it?
The group exhibition at SMAC gallery, curated by Gcotyelwa Mashiqa, revisited the chromatic and social properties of blackness in contemporary South African visual art
Reimagining image making through concepts found in isiZulu
The art anti-apartheid activist Fatima Meer produced in jail not only documented prison life but became a form of resistance in itself
An exhibit of African identity featuring continental and diasporic artists such as Lerato Shadi, Felix Mula and Louis Kakudi.
Simon Gush’s latest exhibition interrogates the central role played by work in the construction and perception of our identities.
The award-winning duo have put together a thought-provoking exhibition highlighting society’s tendency to perceive Muslim men as one and the same.
A weekly round-up of South Africa’s creative community and projects, by Between 10and5.
Nigerian photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi’s exhibition "(Alice) Adama in Wonderland" draws on his fascination with Johannesburg and Africa’s megacities.
Britain’s most successful fashion designer last week opened a major exhibition in London’s Design Museum ?– just don’t call it ?a retrospective.
From Marina Abramovi? to Yoko Ono and Jane Alexander, 30 artists tackle gender-based violence in "Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art".
The memory of Adelaide Tambo is honoured by an art exhibition that encapsulates her personal love for vases in all forms and interpretations.
He is writing his PhD on masculinities because ‘men especially need to confront their insecurities’.
Western art dealers have focused their attention on wealthy Chinese buyers at the Asian debut of the world’s most prominent art fair.
Police are following more than a dozen tips from witnesses to retrieve the paintings that were stolen from the Kunsthal exhibition in Rotterdam.
M&G’s arts editor Matthew Krouse takes us behind the scenes at the 2012 FNB Jo’burg Art Fair, which took place in Sandton at the weekend.
Soviet condoms, a wall of drawings celebrating spanking, Obama and Putin doing battle with oversized penises: welcome to Moscow’s first sex museum.
In September 1932, already a world-famous artist, Pablo Picasso drove from Paris to Zurich for the opening of a mega-exhibition.
Johannes Phokela takes Percy Zvomuya on a walkabout of his major retrospective and reflects on the impact of European painting on his work.
The piece’s different voice parts are spoken rather than sung, creating a live choral cacophony of overlapping speech, whispering and shouting.
Matthew Krouse speaks to curator Clive Kellner and to two sound artists about a cross-cultural South African and Scandinavian art exhibition.
Nicole Johnston reports on a powerful exhibition at Constitution Hill of art by refugees, which records the aftermath of the xenophobic violence.
Stephen Townley Basset’s life pursuit is to reproduce the technical complexity of San rock art, writes
Johannesburg-based sculptor Kim Lieberman is intensely concerned with interconnectedness – between human beings, time and place, idea and concept.
Lawrence Lemaoana’s new art offers a brave and satirical critique of the media and politics, writes Anthea Buys.
Percy Zvomuya explores the tainted history
of a dye regaining its lost glory.
Niren Tolsi yawns his way through an exhibition
that fails to interrogate Gandhi’s legacy.
<i>In The Wretched of the Earth</i>, Frantz Fanon explains that improvement of the human condition demands true inventions.
The personal narratives by 23 women, including the book’s compiler Marlene le Roux, are accompanied by Lucie Pavlovich’s fashion photographs.
Photographer Graeme Williams explains the process that led to his series, The Edge of Town, about society’s outer limits.
South African photographer Alistair Allen has made
it big in Britain by hobnobbing with London’s beautiful people, writes Jeremy Kuper.