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We need to know how to combat the spike in forged South African art

Although forgery is a global problem, black South African modernists now face double exploitation

Spaces are not neutral to the art they show

Dorothee Kreutzfeldt’s exhibition shows art and galleries can be part of the urban landscape

A reflection on womanhood

The exhibition ‘Of Mud and Lotus’, by the renowned Viviane Sassen, explores what being a woman in her mid-40s means

Ayanda Mabulu’s art of plundering phalluses: Rape, Mandela and his ‘guerilla warfare’

Although clearly under pressure from the pushback against his latest Zuma painting, Mabulu insists he is just calling it as he sees it

Rezaire awakens what is within

The artist’s relentless output has gone full circle, from confronting the other to a search of self

Creative Mornings become a wake-up call for innovation, discussion and collaboration

Coffee, breakfast and a hearty helping of creative inspiration is a great way to start a morning.

Artist Nelson Makamo – rural boy made good

Newly independent artist Nelson Makamo is swapping controversy for an alluring French affair.

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.

Finding the plot

An award-winning sculptor's work redefines African masculinity, writes Anthea Buys.

Lemaoana’s fabric of life

Lawrence Lemaoana's new art offers a brave and satirical critique of the media and politics, writes Anthea Buys.

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