Monthly Archives: March 2010

‘Fantastic printing, pity about the drawings’, William Kentridge

William Kentridge: The launch of the ‘Nose’ (2007 – 2010) series etchings and publication. William Kentridge supporters braved Johannesburg’s wet weather and the late afternoon traffic to pour into David Krut Bookstore, Arts on Main, in downtown Johannesburg to view … Continue reading

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Kentridge, etching and the technique of printmaking

It is important to differentiate between signed machine prints and individually (hand) made etchings. In view of a previous piece I wrote posing the question whether Kentridge is mass producing works of art, I am specifically devoting some space to … Continue reading

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Minister beats porn drum while elephants languish in the quagmire

Imagine living in a country where one of the animals it is most famous for cannot be the subject of public sculpture because it is associated with an opposition political party.

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The curious case of the gallery walkabout

The latest fashion to hit the art scene is indeed the gallery walkabout as Melvyn Minnaar so aptly points out in his piece titled, The Artful Viewer: March 2010: Walk-about, talk-about in the The South African Art Times dated 26 … Continue reading

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