Graff Diamonds re-opens its store at Delaire Graff Estate and announces the unveiling of Tretchikoff's Chinese Girl
Ellerman House is excited to announce the opening of its highly anticipated Ellerman House Wine Gallery and a second luxury villa to be known as Villa Two.
Cape Town, 20 November 2013 - the V&A Waterfront and Jochen Zeitz announced a unique partnership to create a major new cultural institution that will focus on collecting, preserving, researching, and exhibiting cutting edge contemporary art from Africa and its Diaspora. The museum will be named Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in honour of the renowned Zeitz Collection, which will form the museum’s founding collection.
On Monday night the bank of telephones taking bids from outside the room fell ominously quiet when lot 248 came under the hammer. Selling for R5.4m Jane Alexander’s Untitled dubbed ‘the fourth Butcher Boy’ set a new record for South African sculpture moving ahead of Anton van Wouw’s previous high of R2.2m.
The 1st AFiRIperFOMA Biennial, which is the first African contemporary performance/live art, will be held under the general title “Mnemonic”.
Design Indaba invites designers and innovators from across Africa to participate in a major exhibition for the Design Indaba Expo 2014, ‘Africa Is Now,’
Be Part of the Greatmore Showcase 2013
So... the time has come to start putting together the second auction for the impending kidney transplant for Diane Victor.
The Cape Town Art Fair will take place again in February 2014 following its hugely successful launch in the Mother City this past weekend.
Work on the 100 GOOD IDEAS publication, which will be launched at a dedicated stand at Design Indaba 2014, is in full swing.
Watch South Africa’s most celebrated artist, filmmaker and performer William Kentridge talk candidly about ‘his’ South Africa in 21 Icons, this Sunday 3 November on SABC3 at 18h57.
The fourth edition of LagosPhoto 2013, themed The Megacity and the Non-City, opens October 26th, 2013.
This year’s theme, The Megacity and the Non-City, explores how the development of urban centers in Africa and the technical advance of photography have transformed our sense of place in a globally connected world.
Art South Africa in conversation with Galia Gluckman, exhibiting with Salon91 at the Cape Town Art Fair (25 - 27 Oct).
Art South Africa in conversation with Christopher Moller of The Christopher Moller Art Gallery, exhibiting at the Cape Town Art Fair (25 - 27 Oct)
Don't miss the Art Talks at the Cape Town Art Fair (25 - 27 Oct). An exciting line-up of talks from Friday to Sunday in the Conversation Lounge, with topics ranging from curatorship and auctions to a Druid Walk by Willem Boshoff and a documentary on artist Lindeka Qampi.
Art South Africa in conversation with Andre van Vuuren, exhibiting with The Lovell Gallery at the Cape Town Art Fair (25 - 27 Oct)
Absa has adopted a compelling creative campaign to promote the 29th edition of the Absa L’Atelier art competition. The campaign concept, Great art takes blood, sweat and tears, comprises a number of different elements – the most provocative of which is a series of acrylic paints made from the actual blood, sweat and tears of renowned local artists Willem Boshoff, Diane Victor and Bambo Sibiya.
Art South Africa in conversation with Charl Bezuidenhout of Worldart Gallery, exhibiting at the Cape Town Art Fair (25 - 27 Oct)
The National Arts Festival on Tuesday night named an unprecedented eight young South Africans winners of the prestigious Standard Bank Young Artist Award, bringing to 125 the total number who have been honoured since Standard Bank began sponsoring the Awards three decades ago.
Four scintillating Stern paintings are set to seduce the local art market when they come to auction this month. Following recent international interest in the artist, the paintings to be offered at Strauss & Co’s 21 October 2013 auction at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town, establish Irma Stern as a leading Modernist painter and, furthermore, as an intrepid collector of top quality African art.
Zanele Muholi has won the Fine Prize for an emerging artist at the 2013 Carnegie International, at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Carnegie International is North America’s pre-eminent survey of contemporary art from around the world and is held every three to five years. The Fine Prize, created in 2008 to honour an emerging artist in the survey, carries a $10 000 award, funded by The Fine Foundation.
The organisers of Art for Me: Contemporary Art Fair Cape Town have partnered with the Maboneng Township Arts Experience, taking place in Gugulethu on Saturday, 26 and Sunday, 27 October 201.
www.artsouthafrica.com talks to international audiences and places South African and African artists and industry at the forefront of the global art conversation. We are constructing a new African network by linking the different areas of Art South Africa to form a digital creative hub that connects people across the African continent.
Goodman Gallery statement on David Goldblatt at FNB Joburg Art Fair
In 2012, Fiera Milano set up their offices for Africa in Cape Town and in keeping with their philosophy to showcase art and to make it accessible to the “new” consumer, they launched Art for Me, a South African contemporary art fair which will be staged at The Look Out, V&A Waterfront, October 25 to 27 this year.
Colonial chic has been around for quite a few decades, with earthy monochromes, starched linen, dark wooden figurines, mosquito nets and slow G&T’s on ample porches adorning magazine covers into the wrong side of the naughties.