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Nakanjani, Dada Khanyisa’s got a good feeling

Artist Dada Khanyisa on responding to the opportunities that their practice offers them, by all means necessary

Wa Lehulere’s new take on education

Although the artist is starting a whole new conversation, he picks up on threads from his earlier shows and expands on them.

Exhibition toasts SA sculpture world’s ‘stars of the north’

Instead of overanalysing the context from which these Limpopo artworks sprung, we should enjoy them for their individual merits.

Another public sculpture for Cape Town: Toy art?

For many hoping to see their work placed in the public sphere, the easy route seems to be an approach of "play-play".

Monstrous shades colours perceptions about role of art

A new sculpture that neatly aligns commercial interests with art and our history has the twitterati frothing about apparent opportunism.

An interrogation of post-colonial history

For Meleko Mokgosi, painting – as an act, object and commodity – is always political. And his approach to his work is unrelentlingly uncompromising.

US student rescued from giant vagina sculpture in Germany

A young American in Tübingen had to be rescued by 22 firefighters after getting trapped inside a giant sculpture of a vagina.

Art and the grey area of ‘betweenness’

Institutions need to engage more rigorously with "rural" artists such as Johannes Segogela and Jackson Hlungwani, writes Same Mdluli.

Frances Goodman’s manicured bed of nails

Frances Goodman is sanguine about giving territory and feminine identity the finger(nail) in a bold new exhibition.

#Savetherabbit on Mandela sculpture, says Twitter

Some South Africans have taken to Twitter in an attempt to save the rabbit etched in the statue of Nelson Mandela at the Union Buildings.

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.

Top-flight printmaker takes off

Senzo Shabangu is going solo for the first time and his incursions into sculpture are going along for the ride.

Artist’s strongest ?suit is black

Norman Catherine's introspective works leave room to wonder about the artist's state of mind in the current South Africa.

Must-see: Nirox sculptures

We meet the curator and several sculptors currently exhibiting at the Nirox sculpture park. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this.

Art from the heart

Ricky Burnett pays tribute to an artist whose life exemplified the energy in his creations

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