After lowball bid for KWV art, properties – HCI is close to a new deal

2019-12-02 12:19

Black empowerment investment company Hosken Consolidated Investments plans to buy out Niveus minority shareholders in what seems to be a pretty sweet deal.

Meet the woman who paints pop culture icons like Rihanna and Lady Gaga on her lips

2019-05-10 17:25

Warning: you won’t be able to look away.

I dressed like some of my favourite art works – and now I’m truly in the festive spirit

2018-12-21 13:20

When ‘dressing for the occasion’ is inspired by bold and bright modern and local art.

This Rubens painting was smuggled out of Germany in the 1930s, then forgotten in Joburg’s northern suburbs. It could be worth R8 million.

2018-06-20 06:32

In 1932 a prominent Jewish doctor fled Germany for South Africa as the Nazi Party started to gather real power. In 2017 his family invited a fine art expert over for coffee, and a look at the "funny old man" painting that had just always been around.


2018-05-17 18:00

SOME gogos take painkillers for their aching bodies.

Pierneef painting breaks new record, sells for ‘mammoth’ R20m

2017-06-07 14:54

A previously unseen painting by JH Pierneef has broken another world record, when it sold for over R20m at a Strauss & Co's auction.

We will not give Kenny Kunene oxygen over painting - DA

2016-08-02 11:04

The DA says it will not comment on the controversial artwork posted by businessman Kenny Kunene on social media as the party doesn't want to give him attention.

I would have been called a hero if Zuma was white - Ayanda Mabulu

People visiting the art exhibition at the Constitution Hill were left speechless when viewing Ayanda Mabulu's Zuma-Gupta painting.

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Zuma painting is 'not art' - ANCYL

2016-07-13 15:05

The ANC Youth League has issued a veiled warning to Ayanda Mabulu over the controversial artist's latest work depicting President Jacob Zuma.

From parking attendant to 'Picasso'

Watch this incredible story of a car guard-turned-art exhibitor.

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Nando’s says sorry for 'racist' black people in a toaster painting, now removed from a new UK branch

2019-10-26 12:23

A brand new Nando's in Birmingham removed the painting by Nyanga artist Khaya Sineyile, saying it understood context doesn't always travel.

Watch: this infinite artwork is generated by an AI 'brain'

Housed in a walnut wood cabinet, it will create an ever changing stream of unique portraits.

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A 'racist' painting of Mandela's supposed autopsy has just been sold for R450,000

2018-10-22 09:30

The Rembrandt-inspired painting, which drew death threats and accusations of racism, has fetched a record price for artist Yiull Damaso, out of the blue.

This Joburg paint company owner has revolutionised the way you use a roller tray

2018-06-09 14:59

The built-in tray prevents paint wastage.

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.

Painting fetches R780 million at Sotheby’s auction

2016-11-15 07:39

Edvard Munch’s “Girls on the Bridge" has fetched $54.5m at Sotheby’s as the week of bellwether auctions in New York began.

Kunene's painting crude and offensive, but we won't take legal action - DA

2016-07-29 11:36

Despite finding businessman Kenny Kunene’s controversial painting of DA leaders offensive, the party will uphold freedom of speech and not take legal action, its spokesperson says.

I won't stop painting until Zuma leaves office - Ayanda Mabulu

Controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu is ready to physically defend his artwork depicting President Jacob Zuma in a sexual act.

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Artist defends 'vulgar' Zuma painting: 'Is he not disrespecting us?'

2016-07-13 13:43

Artist Ayanda Mabulu has defended his controversial painting that depicts President Jacob Zuma in a sexual act with one of the Gupta brothers‚ a naked Atul‚ in an aircraft's cockpit.

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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