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Strauss & Co sets new world record for still life by Erik Laubscher

A bold and colourful Still Life with Coffee Pot and Fruit by Erik Laubscher set a new world record at Strauss & Co's live sale in Cape Town, selling for R2.273m...

Issued by Strauss & Co 7 Mar 2018

Meet the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards judges

This year's PPC Imaginarium Awards judges are established in a range of disciplines, including research, design, curation, activism and education...

7 Mar 2018

MAD Leadership Foundation raises over R1.1m at annual Valley Flair Art Auction

The Make A Difference (MAD) Leadership Foundation, together with Klein Constantia, recently hosted the annual Valley Flair Art Auction...

6 Mar 2018

Strauss & Co's debut contemporary art auction identifies the next generation of stars

The hubbub of a working harbour provided the backdrop for Strauss & Co's inaugural contemporary art sale, the first such auction in South Africa to focus exclusively on this burgeoning category of art...

Issued by Strauss & Co 21 Feb 2018

IPAF 2018 uplifts community with nature themed street art

Dubbed "We need nature", this year's IPAF focused on creating awareness around climate change, which affects everyone in the world. Through this message, IPAF hopes to alter behaviours toward nature...

By Robin Fredericks 19 Feb 2018

Incubus frontman to showcase art in CT

While Incubus prepares to tour South Africa, later this month, its frontman Brandon Boyd will showcase his fine art, large scale prints, books, lithographs, and a curated retail shop at his week-long Opti-Mystic pop-up gallery. The Opti-Mystic pop-up gallery will run from 26 February - 3 March 2018 at the at Gallery One 11 in Cape Town.

13 Feb 2018

Celebrate Wine.Art.Food at Freedom Park

The 2018 Wine.Art.Food Festival will be held at Freedom Park in Pretoria on 5 May 2018. The annual festival aims to fuse SA's best wine, arts, and cuisine for one day.

12 Feb 2018

Strauss & Co to launch contemporary sale in South Africa's oldest working harbour

Strauss & Co has announced details of its first-ever dedicated contemporary art sale, due to be held in Cape Town on 17 February...

Issued by Strauss & Co 8 Feb 2018

#ICTAF2018: Q&A with SOLO curator Nontobeko Ntombela

The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16-18 February 2018. The fair will be launching a new section titled SOLO that will focus on the production of women artists. We got in touch with the curator Nontobeko Ntombela to find out more.

By Ruth Cooper 7 Feb 2018

Change the way the internet sees African creativity

The Absolut African Art Intervention is continuing in its mission to change how the world views African creativity...

6 Feb 2018

The South African International Tattoo Convention returns to Cape Town

The second annual South African International Tattoo Convention will play host to 80 of the world's respected and reputable tattoo artist at new venue, The Lookout, V&A Waterfront in Cape Town from 23-25 March 2018.

2 Feb 2018

Live art gains all African access with Live Art Network Africa launch

This February, the Institute for Creative Arts' (ICA) returns to the City of Cape Town with the launch of the inaugural Live Art Network Africa (Lana), which provides the continent with access to theorise live art from 17-20 February 2018.

1 Feb 2018

Ten must-see experiences at the 2018 Cape Town Art Fair

The 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair will take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 16-18 February 2018...

1 Feb 2018

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American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from NYF

Two of New York City's iconic theatre organisations, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing will be honoured with the New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award.

13 Mar 2018

#DesignIndaba2018: Es Devlin on moving from thoughts to words to actions, fast

You know you're in for a treat when the final speaker reaches the Design Indaba conference stage, as they tend to save the best for last - here's how 'kinetic stage sculptor' and large-scale theatrical experience set designer Es Devlin wowed us in sharing how she makes global musical performances more visually appealing.

By Leigh Andrews 26 Feb 2018

#DesignIndaba2018: The next generation of fashion is biology

New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) graduate and biomaterials research company AlgiKnit co-founder and COO Aleksandra Gosiewski gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba on Wednesday on why they, at AlgiKnit, believe that biology is the future of fashion and their revolutionary work in their search for a sustainable product.

By Jessica Tennant 23 Feb 2018

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