South Africa

As the artist’s largest survey to date opens at Zeitz MoCAA and Norval Foundation, Cape Town, Sean O’Toole examines his dadaist lexicon 

By Sean O’Toole

With violence on the rise against Nigerians and other foreign nationals, artists are struggling to find ways to respond

By Sean O'Toole
Ed Young, 'HERO', 2019, exhibition view. Courtesy: OPEN 24 HOURS, Cape Town

Several exhibitions across the city ask: do we need another hero?

By Rebecca Anne Proctor

Exotic flora and tentative ‘Afronauts’ speak to a sense of alienation, but throughout the artist’s work runs a current of optimism 

By Ian Bourland
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Kemang Wa Lehulere. Courtesy: Marian Goodman Gallery Paris/New York/London

Saturday 6 October at 12:30pm

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI, The Head & The Load at Tate Modern makes incomprehension the work’s guiding theme

By Hettie Judah

A tribute to the late South African photographer, creator of idiosyncratic portrayals of everyday life under the yoke of apartheid

By Sean O'Toole

Mark Coetzee, the director of Africa's largest contemporary art museum, resigns following investigation into abusive behaviour

70 years since apartheid became law in South Africa, a retrospective of the photographer's work opens at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

By Osei Bonsu
Dineo Seshee Bopape, Sedibeng, it comes with the rain, 2016. Mixed media, variable dimensions. Installation view. Courtesy: the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg

‘We wanted to seize the moment’, Caroline Douglas said

David Goldblatt discusses representation, censorship and his decision to remove his archive from the University of Cape Town

By Paul Clinton

From art under apartheid to a new novel from Walt Whitman: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton