Category Archives: Photography

WITHOUT MASKS Contemporary Afro-Cuban art

How fortuitous that the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) was able to unmask a collection of Afro-Cuban art at an exhibition coinciding with South Africa’s hosting of the soccer World Cup – and the spotlight falling on Africa. Advertisements

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HALAKASHA: Art and Soccer

HALAKASHA* (*traditional South African celebratory cry of a goal being scored)

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The Eleven Football and Art – South Africa 2010 x Brazil 2014

South Africa squares up against Brazil, not on the soccer pitch as one would expect but in an art space made available for the meeting of two countries and cultures, both hosts of the soccer world cup, now and in … Continue reading

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Musing on some of my favourite art events in 2009

Willem Boshoff A personal highlight in 2009 was a spellbound lunch hour spent in the company of an extraordinary South African artist, Willem Boshoff. He talked about his life and work at the corporate head offices of a large energy … Continue reading

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