On Tuesday afternoon, the day before the photo shoot, I meet up with a male friend for a mildly boozy lunch and share my excitement about having Karabo Poppy Moletsane as our December cover star. “Why Karabo?” he asks out of curiosity. I couldn’t answer on behalf of everyone at […]
Mukheli started sharing a series of drawings on his Instagram. When asked what inspired him to begin drawing again, he explained that it is an activity he finds very therapeutic.
Cape Town-based visual artist Nardstar* was recently invited to the 6th Annual Festival Concreto in Fortaleza, Brazil. He spent the first two weeks of November meeting artists from different parts of South America, exploring the seaside city, and most importantly, painting a mural titled ‘Like-minded’.
Kgaogelo Mashilo, popularly known as Cow Mash, was born in Limpopo and later moved to Pretoria in 2000, where she graduated from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) with a degree in Fine Art – majoring in sculpture.
Her constant documentation of her life on social media has allowed her to work with cool brands such as H&M, Adidas, and Poca Rabanne to name a few. As of late, we’ve seen much more than what she usually posts on social media.
The exhibition is not only a showcase of a lifetime survey of the renowned South African artist’s work but also represents his significant contribution to the visual art landscape of South Africa.
Resistance is us: an intergenerational visual conversation, curated by Aysha Waja and Simon Radebe has opened at the Absa Art Gallery and will run until 24 January 2020.
Art, fashion, good food and great company were the order of the day at arteBotanica 2019.
A group of Durban street artists painted a mural in honour of the Springboks. EwokesSAy, Mook Lion, Dane Stops and Giffy Duminy spray-painted a mural featuring Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, the Webb Ellis Trophy and the South African flag on a wall in Problem Mkhize Road, formerly known as Cowey Road.
In April, a group made up of some of the freshest street artists from Durban descended on the ICC to paint a 30x6m mural ahead of the annual Africa Travel Indaba.
The Vrystaat Arts Festival is proud to announce the next edition of its Vrynge Visual Arts Programme, scheduled to be held during the 20th Vrystaat Arts Festival from 29 June to 5 July 2020 in Bloemfontein.
The Mural was painted by Street Artist Dbongz in collaboration with Baz-Art, Street Art NPO, and inspired by the album artwork which features Samthing Soweto dressed in MaXhosa Africa.
The Standard Bank Young Artist Award Winners for 2020 are; Blessing Ngobeni (Visual Art), Nthato Mokgata (also known as Spoek Mathambo) (Music), Lulu Mlangeni (Dance), Jefferson Tshabalala (Theatre), and Sisonke Xonti (Jazz).
South African Multimedia Contemporary Artist Sphephelo Mnguni has been invited to an Art Residency in Bremen, Germany starting from the beginning of November 2019 until February 2020.
Dimakatso Mathopa’s work is inspired by the idea of individualism within the context of African society.