Tag Archives: south african art

Cape Town’s art scene is blowing up

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

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.

Zanele Muholi: Speaking back to hate

“I’ve never produced a picture for fun,” says Zanele Muholi. “I’ve only ever produced photographs to speak on or against something. I need to conscientize people.”

Zander Blom’s fantastic abstractions

He can afford more than pilchards now, but painter Zander Blom is still taking risks.

Portrait of an artist without a home

Chuma Somdaka fled prejudice to live on a park bench. Now her art keeps her whole.

Fired up: the sound and the fury

A chat with artist Matthew Hindley about his new exhibition of paintings inspired by the Cape Peninsula’s April 2015 fires