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The politics of guilt and the violence of the archive

During the lockdown, artists must rethink their place in the system. Now is the chance to advocate and appreciate the human condition of being constantly and chaotically in flux

Boycott predators’ films. Or not

We’d miss out on the work of the talented, but a stayaway is a vote for values – and for their victims

Convicted killer Zwelethu Mthethwa wants bail to sort life out before sentencing

Valuable artworks, an art studio in Cape Town, a young daughter in England and a gluten allergy

Zwelethu Mthethwa: What happens to an artist’s work after they commit murder?

The art world has reacted to Zwelethu Mthethwa’s conviction by keeping silent or adopting a business as usual stance

The weekly pop sack: Wheelers, dealers and foot-in-the-mouth tweeters

“Famous people are normal people that are tragic and problematic in front of everyone.”

Zwelethu Mthethwa: Scandal in Bohemia

Next week, prominent South African photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa will appear in court to defend himself against allegations of murder.

Emancipation takes pride of place

To be included in the Deutsche Bank Collection, is a big accolade for any artist. For SA artist and photographer Zwelethu Mthethwa, it's an honour.

Mthethwa’s balancing act

<em>Lauren Clifford-Holmes</em> speaks to artist Zwelethu Mthethwa about the difficulty of portraying poverty in photography.

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