This illustrator's art has been called 'racist' - why that's completely unfair

2018-08-20 16:25

She has a huge following on Instagram and among black women, in particular, outside her home country. But the French see her work as problematic.

Watch: Europe's first underwater contemporary art museum features 300 life-size human figures

2018-07-29 11:02

The Museo Atlantico is the first submarine museum in Europe, situated off the coast of Spain.

Steel dreams

2018-07-15 06:10

What do the following have in common – a wedding carriage and horses, a pint-sized jet and a buffalo that would please Cyril Ramaphosa?

World famous French museum The Louvre sets up Beyoncé and Jay-Z art tour

2018-07-04 10:57

The Louvre has dedicated a new art tour to Beyoncé and Jay-Z after pop's biggest power couple shot the video for their latest hit in the Paris museum.

The old man and the sky: In memory of David Goldblatt

2018-07-01 00:00

Legendary photographer David Goldblatt, who died on Monday, was there to document the onset of apartheid and to take a portrait of a free Nelson Mandela. In this 2013 interview, Charl Blignaut tries to find the key to what made his work so great.

WATCH: A doccie on Vivienne Westwood's London - plus all the celebs who love to wear her designs on the red carpet

2018-06-15 12:32

See the British capital through the eyes of this quirky, creative fashion genius. (LONG FORM)

Irma Stern works never before seen in public up for auction

2018-05-30 19:53

Two paintings by Irma Stern, held in private family collections, are among works set to go on auction this winter, according to Aspire Art Auctions.

How to 'read' the SA art market

2018-05-01 18:00

Many who are tempted to begin collecting art or are expanding their collections, want to know how to "read" the art market, says the director at Aspire Art Auctions. How to 'read' the SA art market

Kudzanai Chiurai's new exhibition looks at the madness of colonisation

2018-04-22 00:00

In his exhibition Madness and Civilization, Zimbabwean artist Kudzanai Chiurai explores the cyclical nature of struggle, liberation and freedom. For Yolisa Qunta it’s a fresh look at familiar themes.

Here's what the 15 most expensive paintings from South Africa look like

2018-04-14 16:48

Works by Irma Stern and Jacob Hendrik Pierneef have sold for astronomical amounts. This is what they look like.


WATCH: Eerie skeletal 'beests' walk the shoreline

2018-08-06 19:17

Theo Jansen creates 'strandbeests', beach animals that move using the power of the wind, making a signature sound.

Watch: These are the best robot painters in the world

2018-07-24 10:00

19 global teams submitted over 100 artworks created by robots.


2018-07-09 14:57

The Sun Team along with South African Tourism (SAT) took a ‘ShotLeft’ from Johannesburg to Grahamstown, Eastern Cape - now known as Makhanda, for the annual National Arts Festival (NAF).

The selfieccino has arrived - have an image of yourself printed on your next coffee

2018-07-02 13:55

Selficcino takes latte art to a whole other level!

Soweto Gold takes over the tower

2018-06-24 08:44

It was an eKasi-style event at Chaf Pozi restaurant in Orlando on Thursday at the unveiling of new township-brewed Soweto Gold-inspired artwork on one of the two iconic cooling towers in Soweto.

Anthony Bourdain bought a painting with a chilling title days before his death, and the artist is devastated

2018-06-08 16:06

Just last week, Bourdain purchased a piece of artwork by John Lurie entitled, "The sky is falling, I am learning to live with it."

Super-rich hunt for trophies leads to R38bn in sales

2018-05-20 20:45

The super-rich invest in art as a status symbol, but also to make money, hoping for big returns on their down payment.

Mmabatho Montsho's painted worshippers

2018-04-29 00:00

Film maker and actor Mmabatho Montsho has been gaining recognition as an artist with her evocative paintings. She chats to Rhodé Marshall about turning her visions of Methodist church women into moving pieces of art.

Are self-portraits the new selfie?

2018-04-17 17:26

Kim Kardashian declared that the selfie was over last year. Even Google searches for the term have declined since then...

At this Joburg school, the teacher dresses up as Wonder Woman and the kids learn to become heroes

2018-04-12 16:16

It’s a South African first, and possibly a world first too. Cosplay, the art of dressing up as your favourite comic book character, has taken this school by storm.

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