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Art and about: 10 art fairs not to miss

With the local art fair season about to kick off, we highlight some of the country's – and Africa's – most happening visual art events.

Apartheid: Defiance was a dapper struggle, too

Bongani Madondo searches for elegance in a vast exhibition of photographic material documenting life in apartheid South Africa.

Art collecting with Albie Sachs

Former Constitutional Court justice Albie Sachs is bound to art and politics by love and lineage. He chats about this and his years of art collecting.

An artist who lived to dispel the dark arts

Shunned by the serious arts establishment, ?Paul du Toit embraced the naive and innocent.

The beauty of life after death

Bronwyn Lace breathes new meaning into ?the detritus of ?once-living things.

Thing of beauty: We Love Mandela exhibition

SA artists have used the figure of Nelson Mandela as their muse and metaphor, depicting the many sides of the man people believe they know well.

Mongezi Ncaphayi: Striking art is his raison d’être

Award-winning artist Mongezi Ncaphayi draws his audience in, hooking them in to a deeper reflection.

Absa L’Atelier Awards: Cruel jokes and abstract lives

The Absa L’Atelier Awards are highly prized by young artists who may not have the resource to go abroad.

3D-printing takes art into another dimension

An exhibition opening at the University of Johannesburg aims to bring the 3D-printing movement into the public conversation.

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

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