Nicholas Hlobo in collaboration with local Haitian musicians on an opera entitled "Intethe" ("Locust" in Xhosa).
On Monday night the bank of telephones taking bids from outside the room fell ominously quiet when lot 248 came under the hammer. Selling for R5.4m Jane Alexander’s Untitled dubbed ‘the fourth Butcher Boy’ set a new record for South African sculpture moving ahead of Anton van Wouw’s previous high of R2.2m.
The 1st AFiRIperFOMA Biennial, which is the first African contemporary performance/live art, will be held under the general title “Mnemonic”.
Design Indaba invites designers and innovators from across Africa to participate in a major exhibition for the Design Indaba Expo 2014, ‘Africa Is Now,’
Four scintillating Stern paintings are set to seduce the local art market when they come to auction this month. Following recent international interest in the artist, the paintings to be offered at Strauss & Co’s 21 October 2013 auction at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town, establish Irma Stern as a leading Modernist painter and, furthermore, as an intrepid collector of top quality African art.
So... the time has come to start putting together the second auction for the impending kidney transplant for Diane Victor.
Zanele Muholi has won the Fine Prize for an emerging artist at the 2013 Carnegie International, at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Carnegie International is North America’s pre-eminent survey of contemporary art from around the world and is held every three to five years. The Fine Prize, created in 2008 to honour an emerging artist in the survey, carries a $10 000 award, funded by The Fine Foundation.
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