PICS: Why are critics calling the R6.4bn Jesus painting fake?

2017-11-17 10:28

The art world and chattering classes are casting doubt on a recently sold Leonardo Da Vinci. Experts say it’s real.

Steven Cohen on the art of loss

2017-11-05 00:00

Internationally renowned and frequently arrested artist and activist Steven Cohen has a gallery show in Joburg, his first in the 20 years since he left the city. But lately his trips home have not been happy ones.

Moustachioed Mona Lisa sells for $750 000

2017-10-22 13:25

One of Marcel Duchamp's reproductions of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa", on to which he pencilled a beard and moustache, has sold for $750 000 in Paris.

Zeitz Mocaa is a major boost for African contemporary art

2017-10-09 06:46

The opening of the Zeitz Mocaa has came at a time when African American and African artists have taken centre stage in art fairs around the world.

How Cape Town's Zeitz museum can be money spinner for city, country

2017-09-24 12:28

The new Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art will likely become one of the top three attractions in Cape Town, the CEO of the V&A Waterfront tells Fin24.

The mother of art museums

2017-09-17 05:57

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is the biggest of its kind in the world and its opening this weekend has observers calling Cape Town the next Miami of art.

Alice Cooper finds precious Warhol work in storage

2017-07-26 13:21

After a long career shocking audiences, even Alice Cooper has surprises. The glam rocker has discovered an Andy Warhol work that had been rolled up in storage.

PICS: Exhibition in France promotes African photographers

2017-07-10 11:55

This year's La Gacilly photo festival in France has decided to celebrate the African culture through a variety of pictures taken by both renowned and amateur photographers.

The Essop brothers talk about art in a time of terrorism

2017-06-25 19:00

The Muslim community is at a crossroads and Garreth van Niekerk speaks to the Essop brothers about art in a time of terrorism.

Mysterious artist launches project to make streets safer for all women

2017-06-04 11:00

Like something out of a Marvel comic, a masked heroine took to the streets of Johannesburg to perform an arts protest that disrupted the frivolous atmosphere of this week’s First Thursday art events in Johannesburg.


WATCH: 3D latte art is here and it's going to blow you away

2017-11-07 15:07

Move over hearts, flowers and pandas!

Over 7000 women denounce sexual harassment in art world

2017-10-31 15:02

Cindy Sherman, Laurie Anderson and Jenny Holzer have joined more than 7 000 women, including some of the biggest names in contemporary art, to denounce sexual harassment by people who hold positions of power.

Artist criticised for painting Dlamini-Zuma engaged in sexual activity, Zuma exposed

2017-10-14 07:32

The ANC and the ANC Women's League have criticised an artwork that depicts presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma engaged in sexual activity, as President Jacob Zuma stands with his genitals exposed.

CITY PRESS REVIEW: Kiluanji Kia ­Henda narrates our post-colonial wet dreams

2017-10-08 00:00

By using dehistorised images that don’t dismantle the status quo, Angolan-born multidisciplinary artist Kiluanji Kia ­Henda’s new solo exhibition falls into the very same colonial narratives he seeks to challenge, writes Motlatsi Khosi.

Art in Africa's architecture

2017-09-17 05:57

Africa Architecture Awards recognise the values of experienced and emerging talent.

Top Africa stories: Zim, Zambia, Burundi

2017-07-11 08:46

Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been accused of endangering the country's democracy, and Zimbabwe is considering legalising the production of cannabis for medical purposes to lure investors.

'F**k White People' artwork not hate speech, court rules

2017-07-05 14:30

The controversial "F**k White People" artwork displayed in the South African National Gallery is not hate speech, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court has ruled.

Imagining a richer art experience

2017-06-21 10:50

Google has developed tools that will enormously enhance the user’s experience of visual art.

Is that a flying Toyota Yaris? SA kids create awesome Dream Car Art

2017-05-11 08:09

Toyota SA has announced the winners of its Dream Car Art contest. Check out Sumayyah Yusuf Moosa's 'UniYaris', a flying magical car, and more great art by local children.

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