A night of vigorous bidding at Strauss & Co’s s spring auction in Cape Town generated R58 million in sales, a record for the Cape Town office and the second highest individual sale result for South Africa’s leading auction house. The sale, which featured over 630 pieces, achieved an 82.5% sell-through rate, an achievement unmatched by rivals.
Thick Time, William Kentridge’s first solo British exhibition in more than a decade, coincides with a London staging of his cine-concert Paper Music.
Leading auction house Strauss & Co’s forthcoming spring sale in Cape Town takes place on 10 October.
For the first time, the British Museum is telling South Africa’s story, from early rock art, through the colonial period, apartheid, the birth of the ‘rainbow nation’ and South Africa today.
There’re two giants currently on display in Rio de Janeiro… and they look amazing.
Paper Music, an intriguing combination of animated film and live music, will play at The Print Room at the Coronet this October.
This Zimbo’s got so much soul, his music will your day with good vibes.
Should you go to Tate Modern to see the American modernist painter Georgia O’Keeffe’s exhibition (she is known for the flower paintings that look like lady’s parts), do make your way across the hall and go to the extraordinary Jane Alexander exhibition.
Comical series of illustrations shows what anxious people struggle with on the daily…
Pinky Pinky lurks behind the walls of girls school toilets, waiting patiently to brutally murder them.
Talented artists, it turns out that failed previous audition you went to was nothing but a rehearsal for the audition that promises to bring the whole world to your feet.
Artist, Brecht Vandenbroucke decided to capture society’s unbreakable addiction to social media in his comics.
1:54 is fast becoming the biggest platform catering to the increased appetite for African art worldwide. Here’s a quick run down of the South African artists on exhibition. 1:54 runs from May 6-8 in Brooklyn.
Between 12 and 15 May, Open Studios in Wimbledon will be hosting an exhibition of contemporary South African art.
William Kentridge, one of South Africa’s most accomplished and recognised artists, recently gave the city of Rome a birthday present in the form of a mural along the right-hand bank of the river Tiber.
Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum’s multidisciplinary work alludes to mythology, geology and theories on the nature of the universe. The exhibition will include a number of new drawings, a large window drawing and a new, previously unseen video animation. Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum: Polyhedra, 1 April – 7 May 2016
Local boys Goldfish had the chance to perform at the awesome Maracanã Stadium in Rio during Carnival 2016 and it’s pretty damn cool. Have a look!
The 17th Cape Town International Jazz Festival saw thousands of festino’s flock to the Cape Town InternationalConvention Centre for two days of musical bliss.
Georgie Shields of Circa Gallery SA tells us why they finally broke cover in the highly competitive UK art market. Circa UK can be found at 80 Fulham Rd, London SW3 6HR. Their Opening Group Show runs from 18 March – 23 April 2016