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The Art of Comics exhibition, now on at the Johannesburg Art Gallery, aims to meet this need

Invincible yet still mercurial

Albert Adams worked in self-imposed obscurity, but his work speaks boldly for himself and others

More than one layer to the art and life of Tracey Rose

She might have softened her approach but her emotions still run high in all she does

JAG exhibition sparks new discussion on all your faves

New in-house show re-engages gallery’s diverse collection

​The healing he(art) of women

Using their creativity, two artists help society understand the complex experience of womanhood

The quiet activism of exposing everyday fragility

German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans captures the mundane alongside the epic

Wolfgang Tillmans brings Fragile to the Johannesburg Art Gallery

The photographer fastidiously edited his exhibition ahead of its opening at the gallery

The custodian: Khwezi Gule

“People have lofty ideas of what I am expected to do but my view is to pose the question, ‘What type of institution do the people expect?’ ”

Love as a bridge to art of the past

Hundreds of South African works held in a German collection embody a golden era of black protest art

JAG puts on show of a lifetime

The gallery is staging six exhibitions to celebrate its centenary but its future is not without problems.

Acts of art put violence in the frame

From Marina Abramovi? to Yoko Ono and Jane Alexander, 30 artists tackle gender-based violence in "Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art".

Jo’burg gallery awash in sewage

Institution faces a funding crisis that could result in ­priceless works in its storerooms getting damaged.

Art theft: Now you see it, now you don’t

The theft of valuable bronze works from the Johannesburg Art Gallery has raised issues of security and funding in South Africa's public galleries.

‘There is more to Africa than its masks’

A treasure trove of contemporary Cuban art has been unearthed in London, the property of a South African collector.

Journey of darkness and light

The Johannesburg Art Gallery breaks 2010 ranks to stage a show about race and identity, writes <b>Anthea Buys</b>.

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