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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.
Pieter Hugo: State of confusion
Pieter Hugo’s exhibition, Kin, captures a South Africa caught between a troubled past and uncertain future.
Conversations with my soul: an interview with Igshaan Adams
From the archives: a chat I did five years ago with 2018’s visual artist of the year.
Thania Petersen: the art of reclaiming the past
Through her powerful artworks, Thania Petersen is reclaiming the dignity that colonialism denied her forebears.
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