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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.

Time travelling with William Kentridge

Time travelling with William Kentridge

The South African artist's multimedia chamber opera Refuse the Hour premiers in Cape Town's City Hall on Friday as part of the 2015 Design Indaba Festival. It's an immersive production of "ecstatic journeying inside the frenetic mind of a creative titan", writes Alexandra Dodd in her review.

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

African artists shine at the Tate

African art is in the spotlight in the UK – the prestigious Tate Gallery has launched a two-year programme of activities focusing on the best of the continent’s emerging and established modern and contemporary artistic talent.
ConCourt art tells SA’s story

William Kentridge live in Johannesburg

William Kentridge live in Johannesburg

World-renowned artist William Kentridge, working with a handful of extraordinary artists, will display his remarkable and varied talents during a two-week programme at Johannesburg's Market Theatre as part of the city's 2011 Arts Alive International Festival.

South African puppet company wins a Tony

South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company has won a Tony Award for making life-size horse puppets for an acclaimed West End and Broadway play, War Horse.
South African minister joins prestigious panel

William Kentridge wins Kyoto Prize

William Kentridge wins Kyoto Prize

South African artist William Kentridge has been awarded the 2010 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, becoming the first African recipient of Japan's highest private award for global achievement.

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