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Everyone is Present Terry Kurgan

Everyone is Present

In this fascinating portrait of a family, Terry Kurgan, a well-known South African artist/photographer, uses the medium of writing for a series of meditations on photography that give us startling insights into how photographs work: what they conceal, how they mislead, and what provocations they

Brett Murray #welove

Brett Murray’s gorilla

Brett Murray, The Visionary: Portrait/Self-Portrait, 2015. Bronze, 60 x 63 x 45 cm. Courtesy of Everard Read and Circa Galleries. Exhibited as part of his 2017 show Again Again, The Visionary: Portrait/Self-Portrait, the black bronze depicts a figure mimicking Murray’s own short, round form resting

An unseen and thrilling Preller to go on sale at Strauss & Co

An extraordinary portrait by sought-after painter Alexis Preller depicting Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea, will go on sale at Strauss & Co’s auction on 4 June in Johannesburg.      The undated painting, executed in Preller’s signature intaglio style and acquired directly from

Reflections

Reflections

  Four photographers, Alexia Webster, Jabulani Dhlamini, Pierre Crocquet de Rosemond and Mauro Vombe, all chosen by David Goldblatt, will exhibit their work at the Gerard Sekoto Gallery of the Alliance Française. The exhibition, which is a reflection of David Goldblatt’s socially engaged work, opens

Strauss & Co

Irma Stern’s portraits of Freda Feldman

The fourth and final live auction of 2017 held at Strauss & Co in Johannesburg confirmed once again that collectors’ desire for important works by Irma Stern remains strong when the two Stern portraits, part of a trio from 1943 depicting the artist’s friend and

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