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William Kentridge exhibition Wits Art Museum

Wits Art Museum exhibits rare artworks by William Kentridge

Wits University turns 100 this year, and the Wits Art Museum turns 10. As part of the celebrations, WAM presents an exhibition by William Kentridge, the internationally renowned artist and Wits alumnus who has played such a vital role in championing WAM’s creation and development.

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The Head & the Load comes to South Africa

The South African premiere of the acclaimed new William Kentridge theatre work, The Head & the Load, is supported by RMB and FNB and comes to Joburg Theatre following its World Premiere at Tate Modern, with music composed and conceived by Philip Miller. William Kentridge’s large-scale

Another Cat William Kentridge print Artist Proof Studio Cape Town Art Fair 2020

Notes on Another Cat

The origin of this powerful image is derived from an etching plate begun with Malcolm Christian at Caversham Press over 15 years ago and reminiscent of the famous “Scribble Cat” published by David Krut Studio in 2010. The Kentridge studio found the plate stored away

William Kentridge print Artist Proof Studio Cape Town Art Fair 2020 She Wolf

The She-wolves of the Tiber

Earlier this year, William Kentridge collaborated with Artist Proof Studio to translate the original ink wash drawings from his Rome frieze: Triumphs and Laments into monumental prints, retaining some of the impetus and spirit of the drawings.  The following article is written by Kim Berman, Director of

2019 Praemium Imperiale Awards Japan Art Association

2019 Praemium Imperiale Award winners announced

In recognition of their achievements, for the impact they have had internationally on the arts, and for their role in enriching the global community, the Japan Art Association has announced William Kentridge (Painting), Mona Hatoum (Sculpture), Tod Williams & Billie Tsien (Architecture), Anne-Sophie Mutter (Music)

Vuyani Dance Theatre Gregory Maqoma William Kentridge The Head and The Load

Ode to the men who were not to be counted

Collaboration has been one of the most important aspects of Vuyani Dance Theatre during its 20-year history, whether it has been local or international, with other choreographers or with a range of differently talented arts practitioners. One recent successful international production was the beautifully produced

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William Kentridge in conversation with Kim Berman

For the closing of the exhibition Artist Proof Studio: A Journey in Co-creation, Artist Proof Studio (APS) and Visual Identities in Art and Design (VIAD) at the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture are honoured to host a conversation and reception for

centre for the less good idea season 5

The Centre for the Less Good Idea Season 5

The Centre for the Less Good Idea announces a spectacular Season of work co-curated by Phala O. Phala and David April. The Centre for the Less Good Idea is excited to announce a collection of outstanding collaborative and interdisciplinary works for Season 5 scheduled to
Cape Town Opera Chorus RMB Starlight Classics

The Cape Town Opera Chorus

Established in 1999, Cape Town Opera is the only opera company in Africa with a year-round programme. The award-winning Cape Town Opera Chorus is world renowned, and will return to the RMB Starlight Classics stage this March. Not for nothing is Cape Town Opera (CTO)’s Chorus

RapidLion film festival

17 films to watch at the 2019 RapidLion Film Festival

The RapidLion South African International Film Festival is where all filmmakers from Africa, the African diaspora and BRICS countries showcase their best work and find ways to lead each other towards the creation of even more magical cinema. The 2019 RapidLion Film Festival will be held

Bag Factory Artist Studio exhibition Candice Allison

The Bag Factory: a home for new and innovative visual art

Keeping a nonprofit organisation (NPO) afloat is no easy task, especially in the realm of the arts. Funding is a constant challenge, and managing the day-to-day administrative and programming tasks can take its toll. Still, there are a number of South African arts-centric NPOs that

Norval Foundation Sculpture Garden

South Africa’s new art destination

When Norval Foundation opened in Steenberg, Cape Town on 28 April 2018, art and culture enthusiasts and the public alike gained access to a new space dedicated to showcasing art exhibitions with global appeal, in an environment that also fosters an appreciation for nature. Adjacent

Aspire Art Auctions

Aspire Art Auctions in breakthrough year

Every month, the MD of Aspire Art Auctions, Ruarc Peffers, contributes a column on the business of collecting and investing in art. 2018 proved a momentous year for the South African fine art auction market, and for Aspire Art Auctions, its newest entrant, in particular.      The

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