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.
Respond now- don't delay!
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.