While summer brought some admirable discoveries among the crop of group shows, September spells the beginning of the fall’s strong solo season. Here, we spotlight 15 of the exhibitions that we’re most excited about, from Kara Walker’s mixed-media paintings to Trevor Paglen’s adventures in artificial-intelligence. Kara Walker at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. SEP. 7–OCT. 14…Details
An early painting by one of the greatest artists to have worked in Australia has been discovered and authenticated after being lost for 136 years. The painting by Tom Roberts had been in unknown private hands until 2013 when it was listed by Bamfords Auctioneers in the UK for an estimated £60 to £100. Since…Details
On the first Thursday of every month, explore art galleries and cultural attractions in Cape Town and Johannesburg until late.
DAVILLE BAILLIE JOINS FIRST THURSDAYS FRINGE PROGRAMME.
Fine artists often are a breed apart…creative and visionary. Yet sometimes they are no more or less quirky than any other average human being. It’s that creativity and vision that often comes into play when a new fact about an artist comes to light. The following 25 interesting facts about famous artistsyou may not know (or may know very…Details
treet artists are finding new outlets around the world for creative dissent. No art form has expressed the exuberance of feelings unleashed by Egypt’s 2011 revolution as vividly as graffiti.Details
JOHANNESBURG – Seven emerging artists will see their work displayed at the Pretoria Art Museum from 8 September until 9 October as part of the 27th Sasol New Signatures Art Competition.Details
After attending the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, MALEBO GOLOLO needs to get something off her chest about the state of the arts in South Africa.
It’s been a few weeks after the Grahamstown National Arts Festival and a week after the 969 Festival which showcases pieces shown at the National Arts Festival. Artists are also getting ready for the Cape Town Fringe festival which takes place in late September.Details
Showing A showcase of contemporary artists, most of which are Gauteng based. Artists: Minien Hattingh Leila Batha Elaine HIrschowitz Stephen Graham Jason Freeny (US based) About The Godden Gallery is a contemporary art gallery newly founded in 2015 offering a non-discriminatory space for conceptual South Africa and South African Art. Location The Urban Hub 42…Details
How do you start an art gallery? The question is easier to ask than to answer. There is no degree or qualification required to be a gallerist. There’s also no specific path or trajectory that will fully prepare you for this highly complex and multifaceted occupation. Everyone seems to end up in the job in a different way.Details