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.
PRESS RELEASE ART THEFT AT DAVILLE BAILLIE GALLERY ON 31 JANUARY 2017 1 February 2017 The Daville Baillie Gallery in Norwood regrets to announce that on 31 January 2017 an armed robbery took place on its premises in which five works of art were stolen during working hours. Collectively valued at approximately R600 000, all…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
Winning this year’s FNB Art Prize is “quite a strange moment”, said Johannesburg-based artist Nolan Oswald Dennis. Dennis’s R100,000 win was announced by the FNB Art Fair on Thursday afternoon. The fair is set to run from September 9-11 at the Sandton Convention Centre.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
A news study by Artprice.com calls China “the world’s largest art marketplace”, following an analysis of auction data for the first half of this year. The report estimated $6.53bn (including fees) in global sales turnover for the first six months of 2016, with China accounting for $2.32bn, or 35.5%, of that business.Details