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Art fair or just opportunist?

Galleries may thrive but will the planned Art Week, FNB Joburg Art Fair and Arts Alive festivities have any greater social or cultural ramifications?

Donna Kukama: Life is a laughing matter

Donna Kukama is tired of the gallery space — but she intends to stay inside the system and to make the most of it by subverting it.

Formerly censored Mabulu art work sells for R89K

Artist Ayanda Mabulu's painting commenting on President Jacob Zuma's perceived role in the Marikana shooting has sold for R89 000.

Jo’burg Art Fair censorship: Artists back each other up

The redeeming factor of the Jo'burg Art Fair was seeing one artist stand up for another, writes Percy Zvomuya.

Art Fair forced to reinstate Mabulu painting after Goldblatt threat

The Jo'burg Art Fair will allow Ayanda Mabulu's controversial painting to stay after featured artist David Goldblatt threatened to quit in protest.

New curator on the block

Silvia Pillon, in charge of the noncommercial side of the Jo'burg Art Fair, discusses her role in staging the event.

Eleven new galleries exhibiting at Jo’burg Art Fair

The FNB Jo'burg Art Fair has launched, with an announcement that 11 new galleries would be showing work at the fair for the first time.

Fair and fabulous

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.

Hugo lays bare society’s scars

Pieter Hugo's latest work, the Pirelli-commissioned At Home series of nude portraits of South Africans at home is all imperfect humanity.

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