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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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.

Does this lady who paints with her boobs and takes dozens of selfies annoy you too?

2014-01-07 16:27

There’s just something about her that makes me think she’s in it for the wrong reasons. But who are we to choose the right reasons?

A small crowd of ANC supporters gathering at  the South Gauteng High Court in Joburg.  The court will hear an application by the ANC to compel the Goodman Gallery to take down a painting titled

A small crowd of ANC supporters gathering at the South Gauteng High Court in Joburg. The court will hear an application by the ANC to compel the Goodman Gallery to take down a painting titled "The Spear", which shows president Jacob Zuma's penis hanging.

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Affordable bathroom update

2010-09-23 16:24

Refreshing the design and décor can make a huge difference to the look and feel of your bathroom. Here’s how to modify, without breaching your budget.

Splash Out with Paint!

2008-11-24 08:12

Plain, dreary walls? Add some finesse to your home with this easy painting technique - pssst, it's a secret!


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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Make the perfect holder for your paintbrushes

2015-10-01 12:00

No mess, no fuss, no worries!

Defacing of Zuma <em>The Spear</em> painting

Two men were caught on camera defacing Zuma's painting called The Spear at the Goodman gallery in Johannesburg.

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Cheap revamp: Painting over tiles

2012-05-17 16:34

Bathroom makeovers needn’t cost a fortune. Here’s how to transform yours – quickly

How to buy and appreciate art

2010-07-30 10:13

Want to invest in a painting, drawing or sculpture, but not sure where to start? Don’t feel intimidated – we’re here to help!

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