Tag Archives: culture

A powerful portrait of the immigrant experience: “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” reviewed

This is easily one of the best debut novels of the year: an unflinching, lyrical dissection of tragedy and trauma — large and small.

Alan Hollinghurst: Lines of beauty

The Man-Booker author Alan Hollinghurst talks about Tennyson and taking ecstasy.

Willem Boshoff: Big friendly druid

Exploring the everyday with a legendary South African artist.

Exploring Mackinstosh’s Glasgow

On the trail of an Art Nouveau architecture genius in Scotland.

Cape Town’s art scene is blowing up

From the hottest artists to must-visit galleries, here’s what you need to know.

Lessons from a Nobel Laureate​: the late Nadine Gordimer on South Africa’s turmoil

A chat with the late Nadine Gordimer in which she discussed her last novel, banned books and her life’s big regret.

Michael Stevenson on an extraordinary chapter in South African art

In conversation with the gallerist who has helped put South African art on the map.