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SOUTH AFRICAN WINS DEUTSCHE BORSE PRIZE

South African photographer Mikhael Subotzky and British artist Patrick Waterhouse won the prestigious Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. The duo shared the prize of £30,000 (around R600,000) for their book, Ponte City, which documents the rise and fall of Africa’s tallest residential skyscraper. The artists began photographing the iconic 54-story Johannesburg landmark in 2008. The building was originally conceived for the …

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FNB JOBURG ART FAIR

The FNB JoburgArtFair returns to the Sandton Convention Centre from 11 – 13 September 2015, presenting 50 modern and contemporary exhibitors from 8 countries. Exhibitors have a choice of different categories for the presentation of their artworks. ‘Galleries’ is the main exhibition sector for established galleries, while ‘Young Galleries’ is the category for new galleries younger than 3 years old. …

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GRAND MASTER AUCTION

Pinker’s take on an Old Master is to be auctioned. One of Stanley Pinker’s personal favourite works, an oil he painted after the famous Pastoral Concert/ Fête Champêtre attributed to Renaissance painter Giorgione, will be auctioned at the Stephan Welz & Co. Decorative and Fine Arts Sale in Cape Town on Tuesday 26 May and Wednesday 27 May. One of …

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THE VOICE OF THE NATION

This exhibition is hosted by Stephan Welz & Co at Shop L38, Nelson Mandela Square, corner Maude & 5th Streets, Sandton. It features a selection of artwork from both established and new artists.

GAUTENG GALLERIES

Saturday 09/05/2015: Alice Art Gallery: Vat 5 Aapstrak Exhibition: 5 Phenomenal artists: Andre de Beer, Casper de Vries, May Wentworth, Mimi van der Merwe & Monique van Wyk: until 18/05/2015 Centurion Art Gallery: No Regret, Member’s Exhibition ( with Karlien vd Merwe & Helena Hettema): Mariette Minnaar, Suzie Roos, Gerda Faure, Kobus Kapp, Linda Greeff Barnard, Dawn Kellerman, Elle Steytler, …

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WAM WALKABOUT with LES COHEN

Join WAM curator Les Cohen and artists for a media walkabout of the South African artworks that are set to go on auction at WAM. The works, generously donated by about 25 contemporary artists and collectors, will be available on the online auction, giving art lovers a jump on the physical auction, which takes place at the end of May …