Rumblings in the secondary art market having given birth to a new fine art auction house, Aspire Art Auctions. We chat to the founders to find out more.
This week in Cape Town we’re excited for new exhibitions, a folk music festival and a performance about a ninja superhero.
Your guide to what’s going down in Joburg this week.
This weekend the Turbine Art Fair was held in Johannesburg, promoting the work of local artists to a new art audience and collector base.
Intrigued by what people show on the surface, Zemba Luzamba’s oil paintings play with what he sees vs what’s really going on.
It’s all happening in Cape Town this week. Here’s your weekly list of things to see and do.
In the last few years Cape Town based painter Mia Chaplin has gone from a graduate to a signed artist, and we’ve been watching her work the whole time.
Wherever she shows, she makes big waves. Kilmany-Jo Liversage, aka ORDA, speaks to us about the evolution of her style, globetrotting, and the give and take of site-specific installations.
Nhlanhla Mngadi and Andrew Curnow are the musical mavens behind the experimental multi-disciplinary platform Mushroom Hour Half Hour.
It’s First Thursdays time again with a stellar lineup of photo and art exhibits, plus the South African Menswear Fashion week kicks off.
It’s First Thursdays time again and the July lineup presents a great variety of shows spread across the creative hubs of Rosebank, Braam and Maboneng.
Look out for a lumbering but delicate beast that’s going to be interrupting and disrupting Grahamstown’s public spaces and conventional narratives to telling real and raw local stories.
The iThemba Tower project is a 20 meter-high permanent art installation made with over 6,000 recycled plastic bottles each filled with a message of hope. Share your message for South Africa with this project.
We’ve asked a few actors, directors and musicians who will be performing at this year’s National Arts Festival which shows they’ll be watching and where they’ll be hanging out.
In Cape Town this week there’s a Night Owls speed skills meet, plenty of gallery openings and a chance to relive the AfrikaBurn magic.