South Africa

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William Kentridge on turning his drawings into films, being inspired by dreams—and catching Covid-19

The South African artist talks about his new animation City Deep, now on show at Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg

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Charges dropped against South African billionaire over allegedly fraudulent Banksy deal

Martin Levick had been accused of duping an investor into lending him $3.5m for the purchase of the work

South African architectural practice Counterspace to design 20th Serpentine summer pavilion

Structure is inspired by places where people gather across London including migrant community hubs

Candice Breitz pulls work from South African museum that is exhibiting convicted murderer's art

Curator at newly opened Javett Art Centre defends decision to show drawing by artist who killed a sex worker in Cape Town in 2013

'I wanted to break down white male ideas': sexually explicit Johannesburg show is pulled

Work by artist Anton Kannemeyer has also been removed from London's 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair after complaints

South African dealer Liza Essers on refusing to give in to legal browbeating

Goodman gallery director discusses being taken to court by President Zuma and acknowledging her privilege

Nando’s enormous collection puts the peri-peri in African art

With over 22,000 works hung on its walls, the popular chicken chain is an unlikely champion for emerging South African artists

South African art fair gets reboot under a new owner

Johannesburg-based FNB Joburg fair has been bought by its former director Mandla Sibeko

Interview: William Kentridge on his life lessons

Self-interrogation is central to the work of the South African artist, whose latest piece on show at the Kunstmuseum Basel poses a series of questions that get half-answered

Zeitz Mocaa appoints new director following #MeToo scandal

Koyo Kouoh, who founded RAW Material Company in Dakar, replaces Mark Coetzee who was accused of misconduct

Zeitz Mocaa: Africa’s private ‘Tate Modern’ must do more for its public

More than a year after opening, the Cape Town museum’s curatorial and educational record has yet to live up to its promise

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Frieze proves UK-South African ties remain strong

South African artists are enjoying a growth in overseas interest, as seen in London this month

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In pictures: South African photographer David Goldblatt, who captured the harsh reality of apartheid, dies aged 87

Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg says it will represent his legacy and estate with “honour, respect and responsibility”

Apartheid revisited: US museum snaps up South African photography project at Art Basel

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art “will be acquiring” a series documenting a Modernist high-rise apartment block in Johannesburg

Norval Foundation near Cape Town opens months after launch of city's Zeitz museum

Staff from Africa's first mega museum have defected to the new private institution

South African art shines at the Armory Show

Works dealing with issues of post-colonial politics, black power, and identity find a receptive US audience

Photographer and activist Zanele Muholi wins France’s top cultural award

South African LGBT champion receives Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres

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African collectors share the wealth as private museums proliferate

Theo Danjuma proposes a non-profit gallery in one of his father's hotels in Lagos. In South Africa, a $45m contemporary art museum is underway

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The South African art market is warming up as Joburg Art Fair takes off

Numbers swell at Africa’s biggest art event as its contemporary market matures

Interview with Roger Ballen on his new book Shadow Chamber: Going fishing, metaphorically speaking

The South African photographer talks about his work, techniques and latest book

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