Nelson Makamo has been making waves internationally with his vibrant portraits. View Makamo’s ‘Human Grace’ – or go on a walkabout with the artist – at Everard Read.
The Louvre Museum in Paris said on Friday 26 March it has put nearly half-a-million items from its collection online for the public to visit free of charge.
Researchers used Google search data to reveal the most Googled artist of 2020 in each country. Here’s what they found:
Tweeps are impressed by celebrity painter Lebani Sirenje, otherwise known as Rasta’s two portraits of the late King Goodwill Zwelithini.
An iconic portrait by South African artist Irma Stern has sold for an exceptional price at the Bonhams Modern and Contemporary African Art sale.
After a year of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The iconic Fugard Theatre in Cape Town announced that it will be closing its doors permanently.
NFT is fast becoming the acronym of 2021, offering a new way to sell digital art online, and stars like Grimes are getting in on the act.
The sale of ‘Everydays: the First 5,000 Days’, a virtual mosaic created by Mike Winkelmann, aka Beeple, caused upheaval on the art market, where digital art was still a niche just six months ago.
The underwater museum in the deep-blue depths of the Mediterranean Sea was established to draw attention to the declining state of the world’s oceans.
Ai-Da is the world’s first ultra-realistic artificial-intelligence (AI) artist and her selfie art will go up at the Design Museum in London.
Meet award-winning South African sculptor Jean Theron Louw, whose baboon sculpture connects to nature with boldness and compassion.
Poetry powerhouse Siphokazi Jonas performed her moving work at the annual State of the Nation address. Image: Supplied
South African poetry powerhouse Siphokazi Jonas will perform one of her works ahead of the annual State of the Nation address.
French-Swiss artist Saype recently brought his impressive Beyond Walls series – which sees hands painted on land – to Cape Town.
Milo Rau’s restaging of the Passion of Christ is the story of migrant workers in Italy fighting for rights and citizenship, and hailed as a masterpiece that is as convincing as it is moving.
The annual Barrydale puppet parade aims to unite the small Klein Karoo town, but COVID-19 has chased it off the streets and onto screens.
It’s the first time a movement, rather than a person, has been on top of the list.
Riebeek Kasteel and Riebeek West will celebrate artists of the Riebeek Valley by hosting a three-day arts showcase in December.
A collection of important South African art assembled by the late Giulio Bertrand will be auctioned this November.
Powerhouse artist Lady Skollie has won the 2020 FNB Art Prize, one of the most significant art accolades on the African continent.
A new collaboration between two South African treasures Carol Bouwer and Esther Mahlangu will launch this November.
An online-only sale of modern, post-war and contemporary art, jewellery and fine wine ends 19 October.
Art work sold for just under R658-million, a whopping R395-million more than experts believed it would sell for.
Over the past seven years 1-54 has established itself as a leading voice in the global discussion on contemporary African art. Still fighting the good fight in spite of COVID challenges, Touria El Glaoui this year presents a scaled down fair, hosting 30 international exhibitors who represent a selection of the best contemporary African artists.
Students respond to theme, ‘Your Silence Will Not Protect You’, with socio-political comment in video, art and words.