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Two milestones in South African Art back under the hammer

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January 28, 2011

Two paintings which previously shook the South African art market are to be offered for sale at auction again in March.

JH Pierneef's masterpiece Extensive Landscape Northern Transvaal made auction history in 1985 when it became the first South African painting to break the one hundred-thousand rand mark, selling for R120 000.

Who Knows Tomorrow?

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This past summer in Berlin, five senior artists of African descent showed work at venues managed by the German city's leading public museum

Ernest Cole: against image oblivion

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Ernest Cole's black and white photographs from the 1950s and 1960s record, as he once put it, the "extraordinary experience to live as though life were a punishment for being black". By Sean O'Toole

Danse l'Afrique danse!

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Four South Africans are currently showing work on the eighth edition of the influential pan-African dance biennial, Danse l'Afrique danse!

Who is Riason Naidoo?

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Riason Naidoo, director of Iziko South African National Gallery, talks to Bronwyn Law-Viljoen about life before taking up his job in Cape Town, reading Fanon for the first time, Mali, art education and why parliamentarians don't visit his museum

Awards for 10+Years 100+Buildings

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10+Years 100+Buildings, a critical survey of post-apartheid architecture edited by Ora Joubert, has been awarded the Corobrick SAIA Award for Excellence and a further Award of Merit