Released on World Music Day, ‘The States of the Arts’ is a compelling snapshot of the struggles faced by artists in South Africa
‘Bridges’ is an initiative that aims to boost emerging African talent through an African animation series.
Celebrity painter Lebani Sirenje, otherwise known as Rasta, has paid tribute to the late actress Shaleen Surtie-Richards. And fans are not pleased…
The 2021 National Arts Festival will take place in various cities in South Africa from 17 June to 4 July.
Art is what you make it and Salvatore Garau’s invisible sculpture – which exists in the imagination – was intriguing enough to fetch R250 000 at a recent auction.
Pitika Ntuli’s’ exhibition ‘Azibuyele Emasisweni’ won one of the two People’s Choice Awards at this year’s Global Fine Art Awards.
Pablo Picasso now has five paintings that have sold for more than $100 million. after “Woman Sitting Near a Window” was auctioned at Christie’s.
SA artist Loyiso Mkize has not only made his country proud but he has blazed the trail for other creatives by scoring a far-reaching debut with DC Comics.
Artist Faith XLVII (read as Faith 47) recently completed the final instalment of the iconic Mural Trilogy in honour of the women of Johannesburg.
Introducing the National Arts Festival, a hybrid festival of the arts, anchored in Makhanda, accessible online and coming to you in cites across South Africa.
Here is your very own guide to some of the most noteworthy Cape Town-based galleries and exhibitions to explore in the month of May.
‘First Thursdays’ – every art aficionado’s must-attend event on the first Thursday of every month – will take place on 6 May in Johannesburg.
Germany plans to hand back ancient pillaged artworks known as the Benin bronzes to Nigeria in 2022.
One Direction star Liam Payne has created a watercolour art piece in honour of Prince Philip, after the royal passed away last week at the age of 99.
Several British experts authenticated the pricey painting as a long-lost Da Vinci.
A giant new statue of Christ being constructed in southern Brazil will rise even higher than the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue that overlooks Rio de Janeiro.
Each time the hammer falls, the growth of a thriving market for modern and contemporary African art continues apace.
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.