South Africa

Art gets rough justice in South African court

Foreign donors will pay for bird droppings to be removed from Nelson Mandela portrait along with other restoration and conservation projects

Published online: 27 February 2015

The sun never sets on William Kentridge

Work by the South African artist has been touring in South America and will go on show in Mexico and across East Asia in 2015

Published online: 10 October 2014

Cape Town boasts 450 projects during year as World Design Capital

Roster of events includes two fairs that opened last week in South African city

Published online: 03 March 2014

Thomas Heatherwick will turn grain silos into a contemporary museum in Cape Town

British designer chosen for Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

Published online: 02 March 2014

William Kentridge believes South Africa let Nelson Mandela down

The artist, one of the most authoritative witnesses of the post-Apartheid era, shares his insights into the late statesman

Published online: 13 December 2013

Design fair to launch in Cape Town next year

Africa's first international design fair is part of the World Design Capital 2014 festival

Published online: 06 December 2013

Nelson Mandela has died, aged 95

Imprisoned under South Africa’s apartheid regime for 27 years, he was frequently portrayed by artists, photographers and sculptors after his release

Published online: 05 December 2013

Rubell director returns to Africa

Curator Mark Coetzee is in charge of the continent’s first major contemporary art museum

Published online: 04 December 2013

Former Puma chairman behind contemporary African art museum in Cape Town

The German collector Jochen Zeitz to fund acquisitions and operations for the public/private institution, due to open in 2016

Published online: 20 November 2013

South African artist charged with woman's murder

Zwelethu Mthethwa is a victim of mistaken identity, says director of his Johannesburg-based gallery

Published online: 28 August 2013

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