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Ode to a landscape dreamer

Gardener-turned-artist Moses Tladi’s life is a study in stifled promise at a time when black art should have thrived

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The Sekoto exhibition was simply sumptuous

Rory Bester highlights some lost curatorial opportunities in the Song for Sekoto show, but I would have been none the wiser had I not read his review.

Sekoto’s song builds up to an imperfect cadence

It is time to celebrate Sekoto's place in South African art history, but this major exhibition doesn't get it quite right, writes Rory Bester.

Song for Sekoto: Duet of politics and money

It is interesting to see who has laid claim to the legacy of Gerard Sekoto, now the subject of a massive exhibition commemorating his 100th birthday.

Stolen Pretoria Art Museum artworks found

Four of five paintings stolen from the Pretoria Art Museum have been found on a bench in a cemetery in Port Elizabeth, police said on Tuesday.

DA: Tshwane metro was warned about poor security at Pretoria Art Museum

The Democratic Alliance says the Tshwane metro had been repeatedly warned about the lack of adequate security measures at the Pretoria Art Museum.

Stern, Sekoto among stolen paintings

The five paintings stolen from the Pretoria Art Museum in Arcadia included an Irma Stern, worth R9-million, and a Gerard Sekoto, worth R7-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

Anthea Buys looks at an exhibition featuring some of the works of a world-renowned artist, the late Gerard Sekoto.

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