Exhibit B, by South African artist Brett Bailey, has been branded as racist by campaigners in London. A petition has been signed by thousands of people calling for the show to be axed at the Barbican where it is scheduled to run between 23 and 27 September, 2014.
15 Sep 2014
The Night of 1000 Drawings on 28 August 2014 at the Good Hope Centre in Cape Town attracted over 1,500 people and raised R130,000 for the Thomas Wildschutt Primary School in Retreat.
10 Sep 2014
The famous Lego art exhibit, The Art of The Brick, will be coming to South Africa at the Watershed Exhibition Centre at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, in December, before heading north to Rosebank, Joburg, in May 2015.
27 Aug 2014
In September, 16 leading young creative innovators and entrepreneurs from across South Africa, the rest of Africa and the UK will gather in the heart of Joburg for a three-day event featuring creative exchanges, collaborations, talks, performances and live music parties.
20 Aug 2014
In anticipation of the Live Art Festival, the Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts (GIPCA) presents the second of two Pre-Life events, introducing some of the themes around which the 2014 Festival has been curated. Pre-Life 2 will take place on Thursday, 21 August, 2014, at Hiddingh Hall, UCT Hiddingh Campus, Cape Town.
19 Aug 2014
Dot Vermeulen, 2013 winner of the Sasol New Signatures art competition,will host a solo exhibition entitled Posting Presence at the 2014 Sasol New Signatures art competition exhibition.
13 Aug 2014
A massive inner-city art sale, The Night of 1000 Drawings, will take place at the Good Hope Centre, Cape Town, on Thursday, 28 August, 2014, from 5pm. More than 5000 artworks on A5, collected over the last nine months from individual doodle sessions hosted at venues around the Mother City will be on sale.
5 Aug 2014
South African auction house Stephan Welz & Co will open The Studio, a dynamic new studio exhibition space in Sandton Square, on Wednesday, 23 July, 2014, with the launch of a collection of Aston Martin- inspired photographs created by South African artist Clint Strydom.
21 Jul 2014
The Spier Arts Academy recently announced a recruitment drive for Cape Town's aspiring artisans.
11 Jul 2014
Charl Blignaut, arts editor of City Press newspaper, has been named South Africa's Arts Journalist of the Year for the second consecutive year. The prize, together with that of six Gold and five Silver Merit Award winners, was included in the announcement of the recipients of the 2014 National Arts Festival Arts Journalist of the Year Awards.
7 Jul 2014
Thirty-five works of innovation by artists who demonstrate an edge in performance art practice will feature at the second Live Art Festival, presented by The Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts, which will be held from 27 August to 6 September, 2014. Many works are either international or South African premieres.
4 Jul 2014
GoetheonMain, developed by the Goethe-Institut South Africa, is open to submission of project ideas for exhibitions, workshops, events and performances for the 2015...
3 Jul 2014
The Silver Awards for this year's Arts Journalism Awards have been announced and from this list, Gold Award winners, together with the overall 'Arts Journalist of the Year', will be announced in Grahamstown on 6 July.
25 Jun 2014
An arts development programme titled 'Trendsetters' is underway at Durban's busy Stable Theatre. Funded by the National Department of Arts and Culture, this year-long skills-transfer pilot project, now into its fifth month, involves nine students working together under the guidance of a seasoned facilitator.
3 Jun 2014
The closing date for submissions to the Sasol New Signatures art competition, which provides an opportunity for emerging artists to express their creative talent on a platform that rewards innovation and creativity, is fast approaching. Emerging artists across the country are invited to enter their masterpieces.
3 Jun 2014
FNB Joburg Art Fair and Loop Barcelona are collaborating to broaden the Art Fair's existing platform for contemporary video artists from Africa, by presenting works to an international audience. The Fair will be presenting a work, originally conceived and premiered at the 2013 Art Fair in Johannesburg, by young South African artist Mohau Modisakeng on 5-7 June 2014 in Barcelona.
30 May 2014
Artists are invited to explore one of the seven sustainability concepts, to express their ideas about them and to explore original ways of promoting awareness about them.
25 Apr 2014
Under the global brand ethos, Transform Today, Absolut South Africa has launched its artist residency programme, "The Residence by Absolut", which has multi-disciplinary, cutting-edge creatives working collaboratively and independently to bring about meaningful change to the Joburg CBD.
23 Apr 2014
Kate Liquorish and Tony Bonani Miyambo clinched the 2014 Brett Goldin Bursary awards at an event held at the Market Theatre, Johannesburg, recently - days before the eighth anniversary of the young actor's brutal murder over the Easter weekend in 2006.
17 Apr 2014
The Sasol New Signatures art competition, established by the Pretoria Arts Association in the 1960s, is recognised as the longest running national art competition in South Africa.
11 Apr 2014
1000Drawings Cape Town is back and has been selected as one of the official projects for World Design Capital Cape Town 2014.
10 Apr 2014
Comedian Casper de Vries is bringing his new-found passion to Cape Town with Art at Artscape, the first exhibition of his paintings in the Mother City.
3 Apr 2014
The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is proud to unveil its new website and digital platforms, launched as part of the Trust's 20-year celebrations.
31 Mar 2014
The first Awesome iLembe Arts Festival will take place across the iLembe region on the North Coast of KwaZulu-Natal from 8 to 10 August 2014.
28 Mar 2014
The deadline for entries to the second annual South African Arts Journalism Awards is this Friday 28 March 2014.
26 Mar 2014
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
20 Mar 2014
Fresh off the back of a popular run in Cape Town, the Genius of Leonardo Da Vinci exhibition comes to Johannesburg from 2 April 2014.
12 Mar 2014
The V&A Waterfront's challenge to redevelop the Grain Silo Complex in Cape Town caught the imagination of internationally-acclaimed designer Thomas Heatherwick and his innovative team of architects.
5 Mar 2014