From 2 to 6 June the Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival will cycle hundreds of kilometres in aid of the Theatre Benevolent Fund (TBF).
!Kauru African Contemporary Exhibition Titled Cultural Brokerage; Africa Imagined Act 1 opens at the Pretoria Art Museum on 24 May 2013.
Cape Town youth who have been affected by severe poverty have found a creative outlet for their artistic talents by participating in the Lalela Project, which provides them with an exciting outlet.
The Market Photo Workshop in association with AngloGold Ashanti is pleased to announce Jerry Obakeng Gaegane as the recipient of the 2012/13 Edward Ruiz Mentorship.
Zanele Muholi was honoured at the Index on Censorship Awards for 'courage and the powerful statements made by her work.' South African photographer and LGBT activist Zanele Muholi challenges traditional perceptions of the black female body — and specifically black lesbians — through her work.
The Ernest Cole Photographic Award is now in its third year, after the unbelievable success of Dale Yudelman's exhibitions and book towards the end of last year.
The Vienna International Photo Awards, or VIPA for short, mission is to draw more attention to documentary photography in Austria and worldwide. Ever since we have established the first edition, VIPA has become one of the leading documentary photography contests.
The market photo workshop in partnership with the Tierney Family Foundation realise the importance of creating opportunities for photographers to cultivate the development of photographers and photography as a medium. The Tierney Fellowship creates an ideal space for a photographer to develop such a body of work.
On Wednesday, May 1, 2013, the International Center of Photography will recognize eight honorees at the 29th Annual Infinity Awards Gala including lifetime achievement recipient David Goldblatt.
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Zanele Muholi has won the Index on Censorship - Freedom of Expression art award. Shortlisted alongside her were Russian punk group Pussy Riot, Saudi-Arabian filmmaker Haifaa Al Mansour, and Indian cartoonist Aseem Trivedi.
The Goodman Gallery will host a viewing room on Thursday 18, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April prior to an auction to benefit artist Diane Victor, who requires life-saving surgery.
Tretchikoff's 'Chinese Girl' Makes World Record and Heads Home for Display at Delaire Graff Estate Near Stellenbosch After Bonhams South African Art Sale in London
I am quick to confess that I am an easy sell-out to a top piece of print, yet at times this has been thwarted by unresolved issues that I hold with the graphic design profession.
Interplanetary zebras and high octane love affairs between crocodiles and go-go dancers become documents of reality and morality in an intense South African narrative.
At a media briefing yesterday morning, the Department of Arts and Culture and the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown – commissioners and curators respectively of the 2013 South African Pavilion – announced the theme and some of the artists that will be representing South Africa at the 55th La Biennale di Venezia.
Part of Zimbabwe's 'born-free generation' Misheck Masamvu bucked expectations when he decided to become an artist.
Bonhams to sell original painting of world's most reproduced fine art print - Chinese girl by Tretchikoff
Eight works from the collection of Anthony Quinn, the late American actor, feature in the next Bonhams sale of South African art on March 20th in New Bond Street, London. Including paintings and sculptures by Cecil Skotnes, Lucky Sibiya, Dumile Feni-Mhlaba and Cyprian Shilakoe, the selection ranges in price from £2,500 to £30,000.
South African artist James Delaney was invited to New York on 13 March as a guest of the Starfish Greathearts Foundation, to participate in their fourth annual gala fundraiser in support of their work in South Africa.
Photography from and about Africa is gaining interest and scholarship judging from the turn out at the one day symposium Distance and Desire: Encounters with the African Archive, held this past November, 2012 in New York. Organized by The Walther Collection, the symposium builds on their current three-part exhibition, by the same name, curated by Tamar Garb.
'The Blind Astronomer' includes various sculpture works but the main installation consists of a series of star maps, displayed one after another on large glass panels, supported and lit, where a viewer can walk in-between.
Cape Town, 22 February 2013: Sanlam Private Investments (SPI) has announced a diverse panel of judges for the inaugural SPI National Portrait Award. The award was launched to celebrate and showcase the best of original portraiture in South Africa.
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The deadline for applications for the Clover Aardklop National Arts Festival is Monday, 11 February 2013. This is applicable for productions as well as visual arts applications.
Kendell Geers, born in 1968 in South Africa, uses various media such as installation, drawing, video, performance, and photography. He gained international recognition through his participation in Documenta 11 (2002) and his active global exhibition activity.