FNB Art Prize Winner: Peju Alatise

Leading contemporary Nigerian artist, Peju Alatise was recently announced as the 2017 recipient of the FNB Art Prize at the media launch of the 10th instalment of the FNB Joburg Art Fair. According to Aneesa Razack, CEO of FNB Share Investing, “FNB has always been passionate about art because we recognise that artistic expression involves creativity and imagination, which we know to be key drivers......

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The 13th Tollman Award for the Visual Arts

Emerging South African artist Cinga Samson, has been awarded the 13th Tollman Award for the Visual Arts. While Samson’s earlier work addressed themes of masculinity, spirituality and race against the backdrop of modernity, his recent paintings are more introspective. Imagery is pieced together from art history books and personal visions, forming a style that is anachronistic and surreal in a manner more reminiscent of......

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5 Exciting Things to Do in Accra

With a fast growing economy and a multilingual population of about two million, Accra stretches along the Ghanaian Atlantic coast and extends north inland. The city has simply transformed from a suburb of Victoriaborg into a modern metropolis. Interestingly, her architecture reflects this history ranging from 19th-century architecture to modern skyscrapers. A tourist dreamland, there are several other attractions besides historical sites for......

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Moshekwa Langa: Fugitive
Art, News |
August 18, 2017

Moshekwa Langa: Fugitive

From August 19 to October 13, 2017,  Stevenson Gallery will present Fugitive, a solo exhibition by South African artist, Moshekwa Langa. Conceived as a homecoming, this will be the artist’s first showing in Johannesburg, and his first exhibition of new work in the city since 2009. It is often remarked that Langa’s work since the mid-1990s has interrogated land and public and personal......

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Colonial Stories - Power and People

From August 25 to December 30, 2017, Gl. Holtegaard Gallery will present Colonial Stories – Power and People, curated by Marie Oxholm Zieglera, the exhibition features works by acclaimed artists around the world, including La Vaughn Belle, C.W. Eckersberg, Jeannette Ehlers, Jens Juel, Patricia Kaersenhout, Joachim Koester, John Kørner, Hugo Larsen, Fritz Melbye, Wangechi Mutu, Yinka Shonibare MBE and Frederik Visby. The exhibition marks......

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