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Prominent artists address SA's social issues at Sculpture Fair
Prominent artists address SA's social issues at Sculpture Fair

The likes of Zanele Muholi, Sophia van Wyk, Nandipha Mntambo and Frances Goodman exhibited artwork that addressed entrenched patriarchy during the American Express Winter Sculpture Fair...

Issued by OnPoint PR 3 days ago

The new Norval Foundation and why we should care about South African art
The new Norval Foundation and why we should care about South African art

The recently opened Norval Foundation in the Cape Town suburb of Steenberg offers a proud, new public resource and new levels of excellence in the curation and display of South African and African visual art.

By Terry Levin 3 days ago

Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards
Entries open for 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards

Entries are now open for the 2019 PPC Imaginarium Awards in South Africa and Zimbabwe...

15 May 2018

Chairman's report
Chairman's report

I am delighted to report that 2017 proved to be an extremely busy and highly successful year for Strauss & Co...

By Frank Kilbourn, Issued by Strauss & Co 9 May 2018

Norval Foundation sculpture garden (Image Supplied)
Cape Town becoming top art lovers destination

Cape Town boasts many iconic experiences, but it is fast becoming the world's newest art hot spot. Now there are new experiences for art aficionados as Cape Town finds its feet among the art capitals of the world, with artwork transcending the traditional craftwork mostly associated with Africa...

9 May 2018

Roger Ballen's Die Antwoord images feature in Strauss & Co's online auction
Roger Ballen's Die Antwoord images feature in Strauss & Co's online auction

Roger Ballen's acclaimed photographs of Die Antwoord were among the highlights of Strauss & Co's South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery online-only auction...

Issued by Strauss & Co 4 May 2018

The discerning eye of a collector: Strauss & Co online auction, 30 April - 7 May 2018
The discerning eye of a collector: Strauss & Co online auction, 30 April - 7 May 2018

Following the recent successful sale of Mourning Jewellery belonging to the late Vyvyan Myerson, Strauss & Co is offering a further 152 lots from his estate on the current online-only auction, due to close on Monday, 7 May at 8pm...

Issued by Strauss & Co 3 May 2018

The 2018 Nirox Winter Sculpture Fair returns with a new name
The 2018 Nirox Winter Sculpture Fair returns with a new name

The new partnership between American Express and Artlogic sees the two entities take over the acclaimed Nirox Foundation Sculpture Park in the Cradle of Humankind, from 12 to 13 May...

Issued by OnPoint PR 24 Apr 2018

Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier
Art, artisan food, and loads more at Spier

Although easily accessed via Baden Powel Drive off the N2, the Spier Estate feels like a world away.

By Brian Berkman 24 Apr 2018

Curatorial Lab at Zeitz MOCAA looks at LGBTQI+ issues and rights
Curatorial Lab at Zeitz MOCAA looks at LGBTQI+ issues and rights

The LGBTQI+ Banele Khoza exhibition was unveiled as part of the opening of the Curatorial Lab at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA).

16 Apr 2018

What to expect at AfrikaBurn 2018
What to expect at AfrikaBurn 2018

The 2018 AfrikaBurn Festival will be held from 23-29 April 2018 at the Stonehenge Private Reserve, just over 300 kilometres from Cape Town. The seven-day festival aims to promote communal effort through eccentric, expressive costumes and artistic creations.

12 Apr 2018

These are the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards winners
These are the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards winners

Chris Soal was recently announced the overall winner of the 2018 PPC Imaginarium Awards...

10 Apr 2018

Norval Foundation to provide space for research and exhibition
Norval Foundation to provide space for research and exhibition

The Norval Foundation is set to open in Steenberg, Cape Town on 28 April 2018. The new centre for art will be a research and exhibition space for 20th and 21st century artworks, as well as a platform for music and cultural expression.

4 Apr 2018

#CreativeMornings: "Creative success from courage" - Danielle Clough
#CreativeMornings: "Creative success from courage" - Danielle Clough

In your own creative career, you often find yourself stuck in a comfort zone. At the latest Creative Mornings Cape Town talk, 'fibre artist' Danielle Clough shared that you don't have to be good at just one thing, as well as why it's important to step away from the safety net and have the courage to try new things...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Apr 2018

Grahamstown's National Arts Festival reveals new programme features for 2018
Grahamstown's National Arts Festival reveals new programme features for 2018

The Grahamstown National Arts Festival, taking place between 28 June and 8 July 2018 reveals some new initiatives to freshen up its programme...

27 Mar 2018

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

10 noteworthy South African arts festivals
10 noteworthy South African arts festivals

This guide has rounded up the top 10 arts festivals worth attending this year. So whether you are just looking for the sheer joy of a film festival or looking for an amazing cultural experience, there is something here for you.

28 Feb 2018

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

Absolut creative collaboration.
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 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
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
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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