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Rediscovered: Two important missing works lead Strauss & Co’s Johannesburg sale @Strauss_and_Co

Two newly rediscovered works – a Sydney Kumalo bronze from the sculptor’s golden period and Alexis Preller’s transformative study of a wounded soldier – are among the stand-out lots on Strauss & Co’s forthcoming Johannesburg live auction, due to be held at the Wanderers Club
on 13 November. The 391-lot sale also includes important pieces by […]

Hidden Shadows and Silent Voices of Prison Number 4

Clint Strydom, in collaboration with Constitution Hill, and co-curator Gaisang Sathekge, will release a powerful new body of contemporary photographs on the Number 4 Prison Section in May 2017. This exhibition titled ‘Hidden Shadows and Silent Voices of Prison Number 4’ will narrate the fascinating story of this nefarious prison. The Number 4 Prison Section […]

Sasol New Signatures Art Competition 2017 – Be Discovered! @SasolSA

Entries for the Sasol New Signatures Art Competition are now officially opened. Discovering and promoting South Africa’s artistic talent is at the very heart of Sasol New Signatures Art Competition. Being the longest running competition of its kind in South Africa, Sasol New Signatures has played a pivotal role over the years in unearthing local […]

Annie Sloan Paints Everything @AnnieSloanHome

Annie Sloan is one of the world’s most respected experts in the field of decorative painting. Annie developed her unique range of decorative paint, Chalk Paint™ in 1990 drawing on years of experience in the field of decorative paints and colour. Annie has now written over 25 books on traditional paints, colour and techniques and […]

Win R100,000 by entering the Sanlam Portrait Award

Following two highly successful Portrait Award competitions in 2013 and 2015, the Sanlam Portrait Award sponsored by Sanlam Private Wealth, in partnership with Durbanville’s Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, is again calling for South Africa’s finest contemporary artists to enter their masterpieces for a chance to win R100 000. The award puts the spotlight on South Africa’s creative flare […]

Objections: Thought provoking exhibition questioning male stereotypes.

Res Gallery is proud to present ‘Objections’ a project initiated by artist George Holloway, questioning his gender and the role as a man in contemporary South Africa. Photographers Gene Gualdi and Peter Primich, using Holloway’s body as a vehicle of self questioning and interrogation, exploring the infinite possibilities on the subject. Gene Gualdi | Photographer […]

The exceptional artworks and experiences on auction at this years ‘Chefs who Share’ Grand Gala @Chefswhoshare

Have a look at the exceptional artworks and experiences on auction at this years ‘Chefs who Share’ Grand Gala. ‘Chefs who Share – the ART of Giving’ raises money for youth development in South Africa and so far R6,1 million have been given to charity. We’re proud to have – once again – such a […]

Final judging completed for the Sasol New Signatures Competition 2016 #SasolNewSignatures @SasolSA

Final judging has been completed for the 27th Sasol New Signatures Art Competition with 100 artworks being shortlisted from around South Africa with seven selected as finalists for 2016. The finalists are: Aneesa Loonat (Port Elizabeth); Mosa Anita Kaiser (Grahamstown); Matilda Engelblik (Pretoria); Paul Marais (Stellenbosch); Shaun James Francis (Johannesburg); Zane Wesley Lange (Port Elizabeth) […]

Arts Journalism of the Year Awards 2016 Now Receiving Entries #ArtsJourn @artsfestival @basa_news

Arts writers, broadcasters and photographers across traditional and online media are invited to submit work for consideration in the 2016 National Arts Festival/BASA Arts Journalism of the Year Awards. The awards recognise journalism that sparks and shapes conversations around the arts. Says National Arts Festival CEO, Tony Lankester, “Insightful, critical commentary and intelligent review are […]

FNB JoburgArtFair Special Project | The Johannesburg Pavilion‏

The Johannesburg Pavilion constitutes a group of film and performance artists investigating the possibilities of making work on the edges of a global art event like the Venice Biennale. It was created in 2015 by the 133 Arts Foundation in partnership with the FNB Jobur gArtFair, with the view to a virtual institution, one that […]

A taste of Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair @HMC_Fair #ShopJoziStyle (9-11 October)

2015 Fact sheet Fair facts This is the sixth year the Fair is running! In 2014, the Fair was re-branded from FoodWineDesign to the Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair. Sanlam has been the headline sponsor of the Fair since inception in 2010. There will be a record 120 exhibitors. The Fair covers 2 000sqm of the rooftop of […]

The FNB Art Prize winner Turiya Magadlela.

The FNB Art Prize was launched in 2011. All galleries participating in the Fair are given the opportunity to nominate one of their artists for consideration by our jury. The winning artist receives a cash prize of R100 000 as well as the opportunity to showcase their work in a dedicated space at the FNB […]

Introducing Candice Breitz

This year’s Special Projects turn focus to the growing significance of experimental film and performance in contemporary African art. Providing the ideal anchor to the programme Featured Artist, Candice Breitz masterfully combines both modes of practice into her cunningly edited video installations. The Johannesburg Art Gallery in partnership with Artlogic and Goodman Gallery proudly present […]

Chefs who share the art of giving by auctioning South African art.

Renowned artists donating their work to raise funds for youth development Preview the catalogue here: Chefs who share – the ART of giving. Cape Town’s spectacular black-tie charity gala ‘Chefs who share – the ART of giving’ will be working with the crème de la crème of South Africa’s artists for this year’s event, which […]

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