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Solid all-round performance at Strauss & Co's upbeat spring sale in Cape Town

A drawing from William Kentridge's 1991 film, Sobriety, Obesity, and Growing Old, was the top lot by value at Strauss & Co's spring sale, selling for R4,092,480...

Issued by Strauss & Co 14 hours ago

Education in South Africa - improving the system with art

The month-long exhibitions, titled Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts and includes...

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

Zeitz MOCAA a boost for local tourism and arts industries

The recently opened Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront has been hailed a proverbial feather in the caps of the local tourism and arts industries...

1 day ago

Changing the dreamer's education through art and music

Kurt Minnaar, founder of Dreamer Education, has been making strides in education with his unconventional teaching methods...

By Robin Fredericks 2 days ago

Two drawings from William Kentridge's early films on offer at Strauss & Co's 16 October auction in Cape Town

Strauss & Co, South Africa's leading auction house, is thrilled to be offering two important early drawings from William Kentridge's celebrated cycle of stop-animation films known as Drawings for Projection...

Issued by Strauss & Co 11 Oct 2017

Strauss & Co unveils its eagerly anticipated October 2017 Cape Town sale

A portrait of a raffish shepherd by Maggie Laubser, a stylised homage to Hieronymus Bosch by Alexis Preller, two drawings of William Kentridge's fictional alter ego and a rare night-sky landscape by John Meyer, form part of Strauss & Co's substantial offering at its forthcoming live sale in Cape Town, held at the Vineyard Hotel on 16 October...

Issued by Strauss & Co 10 Oct 2017

Maggie Laubser's important portrait of shepherd part of Strauss & Co's solid offering

Maggie Laubser's The Old Shepherd leads a strong selection of lots by this important expressionist painter, due to go on offer at Strauss & Co's 16 October live sale in Cape Town...

Issued by Strauss & Co 9 Oct 2017

Zeitz MOCAA opens at V&A

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) was officially unveiled to the public at the V&A Waterfront's Silo District...

26 Sep 2017

Art Curator Gallery to host Art of Conservation project

The Lourensford Wine Estate's Art Curator Gallery has partnered with the Cape Leopard Trust and South African artist Fuz Caforio to host a fundraising event in support of ongoing efforts to protect the Cape Leopard and conserve its natural habitat...

12 Sep 2017

#YoungCreatives: Self exploration through photographic expression

Artistic expression comes forth in many forms, be it through dancing, singing, writing and drawing - it lives and its breathes...

By Robin Fredericks 12 Sep 2017

SA Tourism's new brand film captures the essence of SA

South African Tourism's new brand film which showcases a story of an inspiring, colourful and warm country, tells the story of Bheki...

8 Sep 2017

Beyond the seas and centuries: Louvre Abu Dhabi opens in November

The Louvre Abu Dhabi - a universal museum with a focus on shared human stories across civilisations and cultures - will open its doors on 11 November 2017...

7 Sep 2017

Art that empowers - Q&A with FNB JoburgArtFair producer Nicole Siegenthaler

With the theme Looking Back and Looking Forward, the 10th edition of FNB JoburgArtFair predominately showcases female artists, with an emphasis on reflection, progression and diversity.

By Ruth Cooper 31 Aug 2017

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International

#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

The importance of being healthy inside and out

Being healthy is the key to a long and happy life. Achieving good health means more than going to the gym regularly and following a well-balanced diet (although those are certainly key factors as well).

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Oct 2017

Team SA 2017 preparing for World Blind Tasting Challenge in France

Team South Africa 2017 will compete against 27 wine tasting teams from across the globe at the World Blind Tasting Challenge in Nuit Saint George, France, on 14 October 2017.

10 Oct 2017

Hot new talent lights up Milan Fashion Week

MILAN, Italy - Fashion week roared into Milan on Wednesday with a line-up of hotly anticipated shows from fresh talent as well as luxury titans ranging from Moschino to Armani, who are battling for their share of a rebounding market.

21 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

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