David Koloane

David Koloane’s art is a love letter to Jo’burg

Two art exhibitions reveal the intimate relationship between one of South Africa’s great modernists and the city of his life

David Koloane: Stylistic journeyman and complex persona

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

A Resilient Visionary: Poetic Expressions of David Koloane at Standard Bank Gallery

Koloane played a huge role in creating opportunities for black artists

Why David Koloane always laughed at Bill Ainslie

"Few will ever tell you he turned them down. That is the man Koloane was; a humble and affirming man througout his life."

Remembering David Koloane

His work as a curator, teacher and mentor cemented his role as a hands on, revered voice in Africa’s artistic landscape.

Black Art: Its place in the sun

Visual arts in South Africa has had a reputation for elitism — until now

Cultural mix to the core

I listen to rather a lot of music because, when I was young, I thought I would become a musician.

Koloane’s city in motion

'If there is ever an African form of metropolitan modernity, then Johannesburg will have been its classical location."

Latest

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs