A rare Botticelli painting depicting Jesus Christ sold at auction for more than $45 million on Thursday at Sotheby’s in New York – a year after a record $92 million was paid for a work by the Italian Renaissance master.
It’s the tale of a boy who cheats on his fiancee – one misdeed too many in a selfish life – and in desperation turns to a genie for help.
In a trendy Tokyo neighbourhood, customers browse the wares at Majerca, a shop stocked with handmade items from scarves to glassware, all produced by people with disabilities.
Greek artist Alekos Fassianos, whose work drew on his country’s mythology and folklore, died Sunday at the age of 86, his daughter told AFP.
South Africa’s pig prodigy, Pigcasso, is binging home the bacon after selling a painting for more than R400 000.
Sparkling with colourful glitter, the small glassware shop in the Czech mountains lights up a grim, foggy day, as Christmas shoppers stream in to the constant chime of the doorbell.
You can see Joni-Leigh Doran’s exhibition – which highlights the relationship between horses and humans – at La Galleria in the new year.
Razia Myers will showcase pieces informed and inspired by the ‘permanence of bedrock and the unbridled ocean’ in an exhibition in Cape Town.
The 100 Beautiful Baskets exhibition will kick-start the V&A Waterfront’s festive celebrations this November.
The DA are absolutely furious over the Gauteng Department of Sport and Arts’ spending on “corporate gifts”.
Take a look at the South African artist, Strijdom van der Merwe’s simple but impressive optical illusion titled ‘Staircase to Heaven’.
The local film, ‘One Take Grace’ will be available to watch for a limited time on the National Arts Festival website.
According to the recently published amendments by the Department of Basic Education, the following school activities may resume with spectators.
The ‘Nic Fredman: A Retrospective’ will be on show at the Spin Street Gallery in Cape Town for one month only.
Muhammad Ali hoped to use his drawing of South Africa to speak out against apartheid in Namibia and South Africa.
Various South Africans are being celebrated in a new visual art book “encapsulating South African culture of greatness”.
Every year, the scene is growing, with new artists contributing to a collective wall, just as Lhamzi and Droby started out.
The hand-painted fridge by Sicilian artists has triggered a bidding war that could see it sell for more than the R1.3 million price.
Nigeria plans to build a museum in Benin City where it hopes to house the bronzes which are highly regarded works of African art.
Would you pay for a partially destroyed piece of art? This piece was destroyed by Banksy shortly after it sold for millions in 2018 and it’s going under the hammer again.
A chosen group of 40 young design mavens will have the opportunity to showcase their work on the Design Indaba platform next year.
The artist, Willem Pretorius, believes that a ‘bergie’ stole his painting worth R100k after mistaking it for a television.
‘COVID-19 is not the only killer,” said comedian Marc Lottering in an interview addressing how artists are being treated like the ‘stepchild’ of the nation.
A portrait of the Queen ‘looking like a corgi’ is set to feature in a special Lucian Freud Exhibition in the UK.