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An overview of the history of South African art

South Africa is home to some of the world's most ancient and beautiful art - the rock paintings of the San. It's also the scene of a host of diverse and challenging contemporary artists producing important new work.

South African artists draw international interest

South African artists present a unique South African identity to the world, and the high prices many local artists fetch internationally are testament to the growing interest in the calibre of local artists – as well as in that identity.

Art auction at Wits to dazzle

The Wits Art Museum holds an important collection of African art. The institution is set for an auction of top South African works, the proceeds of which will enable it to launch its own endowment fund for future education and events.
Chinese Girl under the hammer

Record price for Sekoto painting

Record price for Sekoto painting

In 1940 acclaimed South African artist Gerard Sekoto was refused entry to the Johannesburg Art Gallery to see his own work - because he was black. This week one of his paintings was auctioned in London for the record price of R1.38-million.
Gerard Sekoto's 'illustrious album'

Gerard Sekoto’s ‘illustrious album’

It's taken Barbara Lindop two years to bring to fruition a project she is intensely passionate about: recording the music and songs of the late exiled artist Gerard Sekoto onto "an illustrious album" due to hit the music stores before the end of the year.


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