ARTICLES RELATING TO ART

PMB teen turns ordinary cardboard into remarkable artworks

2016-06-22 12:00

Cardboard is so often thrown away or recycled, but for Qiniso Gwamada (19) it is a valuable material he uses to create remarkable artworks.

CRAFT: How to make a mud pie

2016-06-13 11:26

Help your kids with this classic children's activity.

Inherited painting nets retired owner over a million

2016-05-25 09:02

A rare painting by Vladimir Tretchi­koff, which was recently discovered in Pietermaritzburg, has been auctioned for more than R1.7m.

You need to see these wacky food photos

2016-03-31 15:54

Art meets food in Martin Parr's documentary food photographs.

Fancy yourself a 3D illusionist?

2016-02-22 14:28

The 3D street art phenomenon has fascinated people across the world. Now anyone can create their own 3D illusions using a mobile app developed by media entrepreneur, James Sands.

Art in the Park moves to National Botanical Garden

2016-02-17 10:03

The KwaZulu-Natal National Botanical Garden is officially the new venue of this year’s Art in the Park — one of the country’s largest outdoor art exhibits — from May 4 to May 8.

Turkey police recover stolen Picasso in Istanbul

2016-01-30 20:12

Turkish police have recovered an original painting by Spanish artist Pablo Picasso in an undercover operation in Istanbul, state-run Anatolia news agency reports.

How do you pick a winning artist?

2016-01-19 15:39

Is buying art as simple as buying a car? Finweek contributor Johan Myburg explores ways to pick a winning artist, before their works become unaffordable.

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Vogue called this woman 'the coolest girl in Cape Town' - meet Tony Gum...

Conceptual artist Tony Gum gives us the inside scoop on her authentic visual images that break the internet.

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NUDE WARNING: Sultry painting fetches record R2.4bn

2015-11-10 09:16

Amedeo Modigliani’s painting of a sultry nude has fetched $170.4m, the second-highest auction price for any artwork. (Warning: Story contains images of nudity)

 

CRAFT: How to make a pet rock

2016-06-13 11:26

This fun art and craft project will keep the kids busy and happy and in the end they'll have a new friend.

CRAFT: How to make a toyrarium

2016-06-13 11:26

Step-by-step instructions on how to help your kids build their own little toyrarium.

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Bids for SA collector's Picasso sketch start at R3m

A drawing by Pablo Picasso owned by a South African collector is expected to fetch bids starting at R3-million.

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Art auction with a difference to help those with HIV

2016-03-13 08:00

Renowned artists and celebrities have come together to create unique chairs to go under the hammer in London. This is to raise funds in for a charity that helps young South Africans living with HIV.

Young artists turning heads

2016-02-17 14:00

A new generation of young artists are changing the world of art. finweek caught up with two artists making waves in the industry with their modern creations.

PICS: This man spent 25 years carving breathtaking giant caves in a high desert

2016-02-01 13:27

A man has spent 25 years of his life creating some of the most breathtaking man-made caves in the depths of New Mexico’s high desert.

This photograph of a potato sold for almost R18m

2016-01-27 13:59

A photograph of a humble potato has reportedly been sold for €1m, equivalent to almost R18m.

For the love of art

2015-12-24 07:30

2015 saw an immense amount of money being spent at art auctions. finweek takes a look at some of the works that were sold and the artists who created them.

Dream Car contest: Is your child a car artist?

2015-11-18 10:27

Cars fly on fairy dust, run on magic juice and have 20 wheels.... Toyota has announced its 'Dream Car' competition for children. Is your child an aspiring car artist?

‘Respect for the President’s penis now!’

2015-10-05 08:00

A new art show that opened in Joburg this week has set tongues wagging.

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