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The Weekend Guide
The Weekend Guide
My Children! My Africa! Set in the last days of apartheid, this Athol Fugard play tells the story of a black teacher, his black...
Wa Lehulere's new take on education
Wa Lehulere's new take on education
When I was young I overheard a gangster threaten to kill someone who had kicked a stray dog, his logic was that dogs were ancestors. This would...
Exhibition toasts SA sculpture world’s 'stars of the north'
Exhibition toasts SA sculpture world’s 'stars of the north'
In the early 1980s, South African art audiences were introduced to the sculptural work of artists from Limpopo through a number of large-scale...
Another public sculpture for Cape Town: Toy art?
Another public sculpture for Cape Town: Toy art?
Few who enjoy – or even like – the giant sunglasses installed on Sea Point's promenade, will suggest that this is, well, a significant work...
Monstrous shades colours perceptions about role of art
Monstrous shades colours perceptions about role of art
Mandla Msiza, a parliamentary officer who shuttles between Johannesburg and Cape Town for work, was in Gauteng last Thursday when artist Michael...
An interrogation of post-colonial history
An interrogation of post-colonial history
The image of a stout-shouldered Boer goat is mesmerising. A man dressed in a teal-green farmworker's uniform, pant cuffs tucked into white...
US student rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany
US student rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany
In the space of 24 hours last week, southern Germany witnessed two spectacular rescue operations.
Art and the grey area of 'betweenness'
Art and the grey area of 'betweenness'
The self-reflective phase South Africa finds itself in 20 years into democracy is a precarious place between the end of one era and the beginning...
Frances Goodman's manicured bed of nails
Frances Goodman's manicured bed of nails
I meet Frances Goodman at the Goodman Gallery in the midst of installing her current show Nail Her. She is ­standing in the parking lot,...
[Video]Nirox Winter 2014: Art in the Cradle
[Video]Nirox Winter 2014: Art in the Cradle
This weekend the Nirox foundation launches the 2014 Winter sculpture fair. We take a walk through the park with a few of the artists.
#Savetherabbit on Mandela sculpture, says Twitter
#Savetherabbit on Mandela sculpture, says Twitter
A few South Africans have taken to Twitter to try save the tiny rabbit etched in the ear of the bronze statue of former president Nelson Mandela at...
[Video]Art Fair in focus
[Video]Art Fair in focus
What's waiting for you at this year's FNB Jo'burg Art Fair? We get a sneak preview of the weekend ahead and chat to curators and artists.

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