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| International Exhibitions | What's On SASA Museums/Institutions | Articles on Art | Successful ArtistArtists |

International Exhibitions

International Art Fairs

Biennales (artnet)

Venice Biennale

Universes in Universe (comprehensive)


Paris Art Fair


What's on South Africa

Art Times

Featured exhibitions and artists:

South African festivals: 

National Arts Festival


Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunsfees (KKNK)  

Design Indaba 


Investec Cape Town Art Fair

FNB Art JoburgEvents at CAP Institute

South African Museums/Institutions

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

Norval Foundation

Pretoria Art Museum

Durban Art Gallery

Polokwane Art Museum

Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Johannes Stegman Art Gallery

Art Map with comprehensive information

Articles on Art


Art and Object

Smithsonian Magazine

Articles for Art Students

Articles by Elfriede Dreyer

Successful Artist

How to succeed in the art world: Everybody can do it - Paul Klein [audio]

Some brutal truths about why you are not succeeding

The habits of effective artists


Artists (just a selected few!)



Asanda Kupa (social comment, identity)

Young artist says South Africans need to create their own opportunities

Ayanda Mabulu  (social comment)

Controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu shares his views on politics

Banele Khoza (chance, identity)

Top Billing Features Artist Banele Khoza

Lonely Nights by Banele Khoza

Berni Searle (identity, decoloniality)

Berni Searle - Branca de Neve

Berni Searle - Approach Symposium

Blessing Ngobeni

Blessing Ngobeni – Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2020 (Visual Art)

Candice Breitz (moving image, social comment)

Candice Breitz Interview: Advice to the Young

South Africa - Candice Breitz - Love Story - Venice Biennale 2017

Collen Maswanganyi (identity, wood carving, African modern)

South Africa sculptor's wood carvings earn him worldwide acclaim

Claudette Schreuders (identity, wood carving, human condition)

JACK SHAINMAN - Claudette Schreuders

Diane Victor (social comment, identity, ephemeral media)

Diane Victor gives us insight into her latest exhibition, 'Which Hunt?'

Dineo Bopape (performing identity, moving image)

Dineo Seshee Bopape, the Main Prize winner of the Future Generation Art Prize 2017

Frances Goodman (gender, social comment, found materials)

Frances Goodman Interview: Beyond the Male Gaze

Gordon Froud (art and science, found materials)

Froud on his latest exhibition Harmonia: Sacred Geometry, The Pattern of Existence

Jackson Hlungwani (identity, wood carving, art and religion)

Art & Legend ep.6 - Jackson Hlungwani

Jan van der Merwe (memory, ephemeral materials, identity)

Jan Van Der Merwe Documentary

Jane Alexander (grotesque, violence, social comment)

Art/Afrique: Installation of Jane Alexander's work "Infantry with Beast"

Keith Dietrich/Elizabeth Gunter

Keith Dietrich FRAGILE HISTORIES & Elizabeth Gunter FUGITIVE LIVES

Kudzanai Chiura(African Modern identity, violence, decoloniality, photography, video)

In Studio with Kudzanai Chiurai

Excerpt from Kudzanai Chiurai work at Zeitz MOCAA museum

Marlene Dumas (gender, social comment, identity, chance in art)

Marlene Dumas at the Munch Museum - artist talk

Mary Sibande


Mohau Modisakeng (social comment, identity, photography, video)

Mohau Modisakeng - Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2016 (Visual Arts)

Nandipha Mntambo (indigenous materials, installation, sculpture, female identity)

Nandipha Mntambo: Creating mirror images of the human body

Zeitz MOCAA, Cape Town / Interview with Nandipha Mntambo

Pascual Tarazona (Spanish/SA) (New Romanticism, New Expressionism)

In Conversation With Pascual Tarazona

Penny Siopis

Feminism, abuse

Robin Rhode (social comment, identity, photography, video)

Multidisciplinary artist Robin Rhode brings his drawing process to life

Roger Ballen (social comment, identity, photography)

Roger Ballen – 'A Good Picture Comes From Nowhere' | TateShots

Steven Cohen (Performance, gender, social comment)

Steven Cohen "Taste"

William Kentridge (decoloniality, history, drawing, animation)

Behind the Scenes with William Kentridge | Carte Blanche | M-Net

Willem Boshoff



Ibahim Mahama

Installation, found materials. social activism

Ghada Amer (textile, embroidery, identity)

Ghada Amer exclusive Interview with LE MILE N°10

Julie Mehretu (painting, drawing, globalism)

Julie Mehretu explains her painting Epigraph, Damascus | Artist Interviews

El Anatsui (found materials, installation)

Meet the Artists | El Anatsui

Nnenna Okore (time, materials)

Tang Museum: Nnenna Okore on the Effects of Age and Decay on Materials

Pelu Alatise (textile, African Modern)

WRAPTURE: a Story of Cloth by Peju Alatise

Romuald Hazoume (found materials, appropriation)

Romuald Hazoume introduces his recycled masks

Wangechie Mutu (photomontage, gender, identity)

Wangechi Mutu: Cultural Cutouts

From Nairobi to New York: Advancing Afrofuturism with Wangechi Mutu | Brilliant Ideas Ep. 21

Yinka Shonibari (textile, installation, African Modern)

1/2 Yinka Shonibare - What Do Artists Do All Day ?


Alphabetical index of artists on artnet

Adrian Ghenie (expressive painting, sublime)

Adrian Ghenie started a gallery because he was a "failure"


Anselm Kiefer (deconstruction, identity, history, found materials, painting)


Anselm Kiefer - The German painter and sculptor - New Documentary

Robert Hughes on Anselm Kiefer

Bill Viola (video, water, fire, nature)

bill viola the deluge

Bill Viola - Reflecting Pool

Kara Walker (decoloniality, Othering, water)

Artist Kara Walker – 'I'm an Unreliable Narrator' | Fons Americanus | Tate

Art in the Era of Trump - Kara Walker at Sikkema Jenkins and Co

Louise Bourgeois (painting, installation, sculpture, printmaking, Surrealism, Feminism)

Salon | Art History | Remembering Louise Bourgeois

Salon | Art Lives | Louise Bourgeois

Salon | Artist Talk | Remembering Louise Bourgeois

Marina Abramović (Performance, gender, violence, boundaries)

Marina Abramović: The Rothschild Foundation Lecture

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Michaël Borremans

[TANK EXHIBITION] Interview with Michaël Borremans

Michaël Borremans im Gespräch mit Jasper Sharp

Olafur Eliasson (environment, water, installation, spatial experiment)

Olafur Eliasson interview: Retrospective opens at Tate Modern | Architecture | Dezeen


Overview of his biography and artistic development

Roni Horn (water, photography, video)



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