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David Koloane: Stylistic journeyman and complex persona
David Koloane: Stylistic journeyman and complex persona
Curating with, as opposed to on behalf of, is an approach Dr Thembinkosi Goniwe has been grappling with for the past eight years in relation to the...
Remembering David Koloane
Remembering David Koloane
After spending his forty year-long career carving out a space for black artists in the global art world, 81 year-old Dr. David Koloane died at his...
A Black Aesthetic lacks rigour
A Black Aesthetic lacks rigour
Poised to put black modernist artists on the map, the Standard Bank Art Gallery took on the mammoth task of rescuing works from their exclusionary...
She fights for artists’ rights
She fights for artists’ rights
‘Decentralisation is meant to give artists who are not in Johannesburg or Cape Town access to grants,” says Kabelo Malatsie, the recently...
Tapestry: The art of weaving a good yarn
Tapestry: The art of weaving a good yarn
A drawn line rendered in mohair is an exercise in translation – and like any good linguistic translation it has the same power to sing and fly as...
[Slideshow]Song for Sekoto
[Slideshow]Song for Sekoto
Song for Sekoto opened at the Wits Art Museum and is a colourful celebration of Gerard Sekoto, a man whose paintings dealt with life's contradictions.
The Wits Art Museum collection: From garage to gallery
The Wits Art Museum collection: From garage to gallery
‘Before, the space seemed to hold its breath,” said curator Julia Charlton, ­looking down at the core gallery of the new Wits Art...

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