The project features travelling 180mm³ miniature sculptures photographed in various urban locations all over the world.
This year's winners of the Sasol New Signatures art competition have taken everyday objects out of their usual context and created artworks that deal with relevant issues. Cape Town-based artist Zyma Amien, has been announced as the winner of the 2016 Sasol New Signatures Art Competition.
As the annual, premium visual art event on the African continent, the 2016 FNB Joburg Art Fair features 90 exhibitions within 6 categories with a special focus on the artistic landscape of East Africa.
Final judging has been completed for the 27th Sasol New Signatures Art Competition with 100 artworks being shortlisted from around South Africa with seven selected as finalists for 2016.
One of South Africa's most beloved museums, the UCT Irma Stern Museum in Cape Town, will celebrate the arrival of spring with a botanical art exhibition, bringing together artwork from established artists of Cape flora with new artwork that has been commissioned for the exhibition.
The Business Acumen for Artists course run by the UCT Graduate School of Business offers artists a 13-week crash course in everything business.
Photographer Nourhan Refaat of Egypt tops the 2016 Barclays L'Atelier competition with her work July Tale, a photographic series that deals with relationships and how we interact in today's 'disconnected' digital age.
The top 10 finalists of the 2016 Barclays L'Atelier competition
The Turbine Art Fair returns to the iconic Turbine Hall in Newtown for its fourth year from 14 - 17 July 2016. Sponsored and organised by The Forum Company, the fair offers audiences a look at the best emerging and established talents under one roof at affordable prices. Art.co.za took a look at seven things you should see at this year's TAF16.
On 18 July the Cape Town Art Agency (CTAA) will launch an exciting new concept: ART @ SCHOOL offering opportunities for the youth to engage with the arts.
The Chicken Challenge, an annual fundraising initiative, exhibits 180 'chicken canvasses' in aid of the Greater Rape Intervention Project ("GRIP").
The Department of Visual Art, University of Johannesburg, in association with Lefika La Phodiso Johannesburg, offers a continuous education programme in July 2016 entitled: Introduction to Visual Art Therapy and Social Action.
Blue Door Studio in association with Art it is Johannesburg presents their annual print student exhibition. The exhibition featuring prints by over 20 student printmakers who worked very closely with the master printmaker Collin Cole to learn all of the technical demands of printmaking as well as develop their own creative styles.
Anna-Carien Goosen is a full-time artist who has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions. She works in a variety of media including porcelains and enamels; children's book illustratation; sculpture and ceramics and 3D printing. But it is her paintings that creates a stimulating play between calculated planning and experience against spontaneous, accidental experiments. Art.co.za asked her 10 questions to find out more about her.
We took a look at a group of independent South African artist project spaces recasting what a traditional gallery can be.
The Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA) will host a series of consultations to get input from the visual arts sector for the development of a norms and standards booklet.
Arnold Lehman, internationally known former director of New York`s Brooklyn Museum for 18 years, has joined Phillips Auction House to advise on its global brand and to actively engage with museums and artists worldwide. Lehman will be visiting South Africa where he plans to assess the current state of the visual arts and raise the profile of Phillips in Africa.
Bonhams Directors of South African Art, Giles Peppiatt and Hannah O`Leary, will be visiting the South Africa in February and March, to do valuations and to offer interviews on how South African art has come to achieve the prices it now commands.
Studies have shown that education in the arts is an integral part of human development. Art classes offer people the chance to learn something new or master a previously learned skill. Michael Smith`s Art With Mike offers art classes for adults and teenagers with a focus on painting and drawing.
The PPC Imaginarium judges have been working tirelessly to select the regional finalists from each of the categories and after much deliberation, the finalists in this year`s PPC Imaginarium Awards have been selected.
Many directors and screenwriters have written or adapted the stories and histories of various artists and artworks into films. This year`s films include a pseudo-biography based on Danish artist Lili Elbe and the world`s first feature-length painted animation of Vincent van Gogh`s life.
Art fairs and festivals have become one of the premier means for artists and galleries to come together and showcase the best they have to offer to the art world notables who count - dealers, collectors, curators, agents, critics and the like. We at Art.co.za have created a handy guide to the South African art fairs and festivals in 2016.