Gerard Sekoto

 
Designing a new theory of art
Designing a new theory of art
A few weeks ago, Standard Bank Art Gallery’s head curator Dr Same Mdluli facilitated a walkabout for A Black Aesthetic: A View of South...
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...
The Sekoto exhibition was simply sumptuous
The Sekoto exhibition was simply sumptuous
Rory Bester does indeed highlight some lost curatorial opportunities in the Song for Sekoto show (“Sekoto’s song builds up to an...
Sekoto’s song builds up to an imperfect cadence
Sekoto’s song builds up to an imperfect cadence
It is a pleasure to walk into an exhibition filled with the whispers and footsteps of a wandering audience, pointing and gesturing at works, and...
Song for Sekoto: Duet of politics 		and money
Song for Sekoto: Duet of politics and money
Sekoto’s work, today, is the prize acquisition of the corporate world, a national treasure, a conversation piece of the rich, a potential...
[Slideshow]Song for Sekoto
[Slideshow]Song for Sekoto
Song for Sekoto opened at the Wits Art Museum and is a colourful celebration of Gerard Sekoto, a man whose paintings dealt with life's contradictions.
Stolen Pretoria Art Museum artworks found
Stolen Pretoria Art Museum artworks found
Brigadier Marinda Mills said the paintings were discovered by a member of the dog unit around 1.30am.
DA: Tshwane metro was warned about poor security at Pretoria Art Museum
DA: Tshwane metro was warned about poor security at Pretoria Art Museum
Reacting to Sunday's brazen robbery, in which five paintings estimated at around R15-million were stolen, DA spokesman Johan Welmans on Monday...
Stern, Sekoto among stolen paintings
Stern, Sekoto among stolen paintings
A sixth painting, Irma Stern's "Two Malay Musicians", valued at R12-million, was dumped on the pavement outside the museum after the...
Sekoto paintings to draw bids for over R2.5-million
Sekoto paintings to draw bids for over R2.5-million
Paintings by a late South African artist and musician who made his mark as a pioneer of urban black art, will go on sale in London next week.
Return from exile
Return from exile
Two years ago Henri Vergon visited the apartment of an 85-year-old woman living in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris's bohemian Latin Quarter, and...

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