Moad builds a genius space for Africa’s arts

The Museum of African Design is an innovative creation in downtown Joburg that is championing a new model. A gallery without a permanent collection, it "allows an institution that's interested in the contemporary to stay contemporary".

Art, entrepreneurs and puppets in 2010

The 2010 World Cup offers the perfect opportunity for South Africans to showcase their talent. One person is doing just this, with a unique brand of puppetry which is set to wow the crowds with more than just the action on the pitch.

Dulux Pierneef wins Sasol prize

Take a colour-by-numbers landscape, the Dulux wall paint range, public participation and a jigsaw and what do you get? Pierneef goes Dulux, Maryke van Velden's R60 000 first prize-winning artwork in the 2009 Sasol New Signatures competition.

Photo library: South Africa at work 7

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Record price for Sekoto painting

In 1940 acclaimed South African artist Gerard Sekoto was refused entry to the Johannesburg Art Gallery to see his own work - because he was black. This week one of his paintings was auctioned in London for the record price of R1.38-million.

Les arts et l’artisanat d’Afrique du Sud

Travaillant sur les trottoirs et les marches des grandes villes et jusque dans les enclaves rurales, les sud-africains adaptent tous les moyens possibles pour produire des objets artisanaux d'une variete remarquable.

R10m for small media agency

Commercial print and broadcast media in South Africa will pay R10-million over the next five years - backed up by another R7-million from the government - towards developing the country's community newspapers and radio stations.

Hi-tech art from heaven

Satellite art, a new art form created by the interaction between technology and nature, has arrived on the South African scene.