william kentridge

Art and tradition

Traditions may have existed for hundreds of years, or may be just a few decades old - two recent art exhibitions in Johannesburg challenge viewers to re-think their assumptions about what tradition implies.
Kentridge gets 2010 Kyoto Prize

William Kentridge wins Kyoto Prize

South African artist William Kentridge has been awarded the 2010 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, becoming the first African recipient of Japan's highest private award for global achievement.

Art Bank Joburg: helping local artists

Art Bank Joburg, the only initiative of its kind in South Africa, is providing a much-needed platform for emerging local artists to showcase their work.
Global demand for SA art