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David Koloane: Stylistic journeyman and complex persona

Two exhibitions across downtown Jo’burg force a slower look at the famed artist’s work

Designing a new theory of art

A broader history and market-related education needs to be added to curriculums

National Arts Festival 2017: Disruption all around us and still we haven’t learnt

Nadia Davids's "What Remains" looks at a grim archaeological discovery as the site of a contest between "memory and history".

Berlin Biennale curator Gabi Ngcobo gets organised

Gabi Ngcobo’s speciality is to contribute to global discussions about how best to curate art.

Johannes Phokela messes with the Western art cannon’s masters

Using contemporary ­references, Johannes Phokela turns the Western canon on itself to comment on the power play.

Athi-Patra Ruga’s latest art shows ‘Azania’ without a purpose

Athi-Patra Ruga's National Arts Festival show brings to mind a neo-avant-gardist catwalk display or an opening act for Lady Gaga, writes Athi Joja.

Treasured past secures ?a priceless future

The Art History Department at the University of the Witwatersrand produces its first Wits History of Art portfolio.

Revolution, re-vision and redress

<b>Mario Pissarra</b> explains how an ambitious project has set a new standard for dealing with competing art histories.

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