Category Archives: Art Exhibitions

One more tribute to Judith Mason

I am not an art fundi.  I went to see the Judith Mason exhibition at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg a few years back and I was introduced to her work from there. I visited the Constitutional Court works … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, South African Women, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A little money to spare?

“Invest in art that you love, art that speaks to you, art that you want on you walls – and if it appreciates sharply in value, then you have that as a bonus.” So says Dr Paul Bayliss, curator of … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Johannesburg, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In the Presence of Absence, a solo exhibition by Mandy Johnston.

Absa Gallery in downtown Johannesburg is playing host to a solo exhibition by Mandy Johnston. The exhibition is about governance and negotiation of space.  Material and objects are used to speak about collective formation/fabrication of value.  Within these works are … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions | Leave a comment

UCT Summer School teaches art as students burn it.

Even as students at UCT are burning artworks in protest of UCTs failure to feed, clothe, house and educate them free of charge, UCT’s Irma Stern Museum is hosting a programme at the gallery named in honour of Irma Stern … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Religion, South African Culture, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Wits Art Museum Endowment Auction 2015

On 27 May 2015 the Wits Arts Museum held its annual Art Auction which raised a total of R2 million for exhibitions, education and programming. Major sponsors include Bidvest, Hollard, Business and Arts South Africa, Spier and Strauss & Co.  … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Visual Artist Kemang Wa Lehulere makes waves

Press release Kemang Wa Lehulere makes waves as the winner of the SBYAA for Visual Art Cape Town-based visual artist Kemang Wa Lehulere has been named by the National Arts Festival as the 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Awards | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Athi-Patra Ruga pushes boundaries for art

Press Release Pushing the boundaries Athi-Patra Ruga takes the 2015 SBYAA for Performance Art Award The National Arts Festival’s 2015 Standard Bank Young Artist for Performance Art, 30 year old Athi-Patra Ruga, explores and pushes boundaries between fashion, performance and … Continue reading

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Awards | Tagged , | Leave a comment