BALEKANE LEGOABE / STATE OF THE ART GALLERY AWARD WINNER 2019

The fact that humans can simultaneously experience an array of overlapping emotions is something that has always fascinated me. As people, we have the ability to occupy…

FRUIT OF THE LOOM / DAVE DE WITT

Dave De Witt’s objects bear residual traces of earlier times and actions. They represent a path marked by forms and footprints and of something consumed…

MATERIAL REPRESENTATION / DAN HALTER

If one were to pinpoint the defining qualities of artist Dan Halter’s practice, it would surely be the fusion of language and materiality. Zimbabwean-born Halter…

FRAMEWORK / BRONWYN KATZ

A sense of place is clear as quartz. We remember places as in a vivid dream: down on my haunches, maybe even prone; the earth…

NYASALAND ANALYSAND / SAMSON KAMBALU

The anagrammed title of Samson Kambalu’s second solo exhibition with Goodman Gallery is reflective of the work in both content and form. Draw- ing on…

COVERED / BURTON MILES

“Our eyes are open but we can’t see. The draped fabrics only fall down to the truth of our emptiness. We’re blinded by the bright…

GREY MATTERS / BONOLO KAVULA

Abstraction is me making work in print that goes against what I, as a black female artist, am expected to make.

ADAM BROOMBURG & OLIVER CHANARIN

In the 1930s, when photography was still quite young, the cultural critic Walter Benjamin voiced his concern about the colossal impact that the ability to mechanically reproduce works of art may have on what he called the “aura” of the artwork – its specialness, in other words.

AFTER DARK / ANDREW KAYSER

Sitting drinking tea in his August House studio, Andrew Kayser says that he finds “the idea of the rebel artist behaving badly is an out-dated…

HATA! / LUNGISWA GQUNTA

“The work always has the full story. But I am not always able to articulate it. Or sometimes I don’t want to, because it’s too…

ART OF BROTHER

Art of brother is a collective comprising of Karabo Makenna (b. 1985) and Cobus Engelbrecht (b. 1985) that focuses on multi-disciplinary ways of working. AOB…

VANS / Made for the Makers Classics Collection

Vans, the original action sports footwear and apparel brand, announces the global release of the Made for the Makers collection, celebrating everyday creatives and their…

CONUNDRUM / CENTRE FOR THE LESS GOOD IDEAS

In February this year the social media accounts of art and theatre lovers were suddenly flooded with references to something called The Centre for the…

DEEP BLUE / MIDDLE C

AN ODE TO THE WESKUS (West Coast) “I don’t have a tribal dance, there are no manhood rituals for me. Sitting round this fire with…

THE SKATEROOM / CHERI SAMBA

The artist Chéri Samba is joining The Skateroom family! Cutting edge contemporary art brand, is delighted to announce its new collaboration with the Congolese contemporary…

ADOM / MAMI WATA

Every morning when he paddled out Adom wished for the end. But every time the ocean sent him back and spat him out. Moyo, they…

SAMSON KAMBALU / GHOST DANCE

Samson Kambalu (born 1975) is a Malawi-born, London-based artist and author, who trained as a fine artist and ethnomusicologist at the University of Malawi’s Chancellor…

JOHNNY BOY

Johnny Boy, a Cape Town based unisex clothing label, launched in May 2016, brings a minimal aesthetic and gender fluid garments to its customers. Relentlessly…

EX MACHINA / RALPH BORLAND

“The idea goes back to the artist’s childhood in newly independent Zimbabwe, and his first wire car. A rough network of old, dull metal strands…

FRINGE / JEFFREY RIKHOTSO

FRINGE /  A solo exhibition by Jeffrey Rikhotso Adjective: fringe – not part of the mainstream; unconventional, peripheral, or extreme. FRINGE exhibition explores the imaginative…

ABERRATION / ALICE MANN

(ALWAYS) WEAR YOUR BEST ON SUNDAY In this series of images, I aim to investigate the relationship between dress and worship amongst members of Walworths…

A STRONG LIGHT / AIDA MULUNEH

“This looking back took on real meaning against our diminished status in Europe and Canada. It became concrete. Our memories became more real. I am…

PANTONE / MICHAEL TAYLOR

“It’s the imaginary that interests me. I think working with narrative to communicate ideas will always involve using your own imaginative voice. And so do…

JUICY FRUIT / TONY GUM

I would soon figure out what Tony’s antidepressant is: a rebellion against boredom. That is why, she tells me, she gave up fashion blogging in…

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE / NOTES TOWARDS A MODEL OPERA

In 2016, Goodman Gallery celebrates 50 years of shaping contemporary art, presenting African perspectives and facilitating geopolitical exchange. In celebration of half a century of…

LADY SKOLLIE / LAURA WINDVOGEL

Art, much like fruit, differs in taste from person to person. Everyone can attest to this. This is the beauty of thousands of years of…

INTERTEXTUAL CHIMERA / ASHA ZERO

  “Copying, splicing and pasting of cultural information, appropriating bits and pieces of narrative are commonplace today. It plays a role in linking various systems,…

KALASHNIKOVV GALLERY / MURRAY TURPIN

“Kalashnikovv went from concept to reality through a cocktail of blood, sweat, tears as well as trial and error. In collaboration with my business partner…

ABSTRACTION / JOHN MURRAY

“A commission can have parameters. I think it is important to keep the ‘client’ in mind, but most importantly to stay true to your own…

BUTTER CURLS / MIA CHAPLIN

“I slowly slipped into an affair with impasto. It’s kind of hard to describe if you have never worked with oil paint before but the…