KwaZulu-Natal artist Heather Gourlay-Conyngham has won the first ever Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) National Portrait Award for her nude male portrait entitled A Young Man (177 x 80cm, oil on canvas).
The highly anticipated Open Book Festival returns in September, and the confirmed list of authors is already reason enough to book the weekend of 7 – 11 September to be at the Fugard Theatre and the Book Lounge in Cape Town.
Collector's preview / VIP upon invitation, Tuesday 15th October, West Wing, Somerset House, London 1:54, London's inaugural international fair dedicated to contemporary African art, announces the highlights of its five-day programme and featured artists.
Land artist Strijdom van der Merwe is this year's festival artists at the Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival, held in Potchefstroom, with themes of landscape and the environment also as the focus in various other exhibitions.
Open Design Cape Town is an annual citywide cross-disciplinary celebration and sharing of design and design-thinking.
2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the first performance of the ballet of the Rite of Spring, with music by Stravinsky.
Internationally renowned Senegalese-French choreographer Germaine Acogny returns to South Africa to show her latest creation, Songook Yaakaar (Facing up to Hope), in collaboration with her "artistic family" Pierre Doussaint, Fabrice Bouillon, Bernard Mounier and Fred Koenig.
Connect ZA invites professionals working within the music industry to apply to attend Music Showcase at the World Music Expo taking place from the 23rd-27th October 2013 in Cardiff.
Also launching Richard Calland's book "The Zuma Years"
Each year, the Sasol New Signatures art competition raises the bar from previous competitions and this year, notable improvements were seen from the works submitted. Artists have experimented with new media and multiple modes of expression to convey messages showing true innovation, lifting the quality of work received.
This week our online fundraising auction features work by Colbert Mashile.
by Maxime Chanson (French contemporary artist and art theorist)
700 Artists' Processes, a suitable tool for all artists and actors in the art world is also an artists' book which follows in the wake of the topographical charts favoured by George Maciunas and conceptual artists such as Dan Graham or Hanne Darboven.
CAPE TOWN, Recipients of the Tierney Fellowship for photography, Monique Pelser and Vincent Bezuidenhout, are the first two African artists to be awarded a place at the prestigious School of Visual Arts (SVA) PhotoGlobal programme in New York.
Both artists were awarded a full scholarship, with living costs funded by the Tierney Family Foundation.
Free Speech and Democratic Activism The Arch Public Dialogue Series
The City of Ekurhuleni is proud to announce that it will once again be hosting and presenting the 26th annual national Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards. A contemporary fine art competition which caters for artists of all ages, producing various media of art works.
The seventh in our series of online fundraising auction features work by Conrad Botes.
The Tierney Fellowship at the Market Photo Workshop in partnership with the Tierney Family Foundation was awarded to alumni Lebohang Kganye for 2012/2013.
Showing at CIRCA Gallery
SITE_SPECIFIC, 2ND INTERNATIONAL LAND ART BIENNALE, 10 - 17 AUGUST 2013
The largest, most important collection of contemporary South African design will launch the new Museum of African Design (MoAD) in a reinvented Art Deco industrial building in the Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg in October.
The sixth in our series of online fundraising auction features work by David Koloane.
For more than a century, South Africa has been associated with mineral wealth, both in diversity and abundance.
The South African International Music Mobility Fund (SAIMMF) is a joint one-year funding programme established by the SAMRO Foundation and the British Council. The SAIMMF offers opportunities for professional musicians and music industry professionals in South Africa to build links with artists, organisations and/or music professionals in Southern African countries and the UK.
Internationally recognised and Government accredited animation and visual arts institution, The Animation School, has announced the introduction of a Johannesburg campus.
The fifth in our series of online fundraising auction features work by Penny Siopis.