Live events, digital shadows: How Covid has forever changed art sales

Art fairs are becoming increasingly hybrid events and auctions are becoming the main sites for the sale of works 12 September 2021 – 00:00BY MARY CORRIGALL Cinthia Sifa Mulanga’s ‘Ponder’, 2021. The artist’s work would normally be sold at an art fair but is now on offer at an auction by Artnet that is curated by […]

TURBINE ART FAIR 2021: WHAT TO EXPECT

WORDS Cheri Morris This weekend, 1-3 October 2021, marks the 9th edition of Turbine Art Fair (TAF), the first accessible and affordable South African art fair aimed at small scale and emerging galleries, artists and collectors. Founded in 2013 by The Forum Company, TAF sought to grow the market for South African Contemporary art and is today […]

Artist Interview: Fumani Khumalo – Ingrained In Ink, Or The Hue Of History

By BRUCE DENNILL Fumani Khumalo is part of the TAF Unearthed creative mentorship programme at the Turbine Art Fair 21. The 2021 artists are mentored by Nkhensani Rihlampfu and Thembi Matroshe.   What sort of training have you received and how important do you think it is to seek training (in terms of learning first principles and refining technique)? In […]

The first ever Turbine Art Fair hybrid event to be held in October

The first ever Turbine Art Fair hybrid event to be held in October We are ecstatic to be able to visit this South African art exhibition in person. Featuring 30 exhibitors from Southern Africa and a host of inspiring special projects and featured artists will all be on offer for the duration of the fair. […]

Artist Interview: Collen Maswanganyi – Saw And Conquered, Or Wooden Performance

By BRUCE DENNILL Collen Maswanganyi is one of the mid-career South African artists featured in TAF Off the Grid, curated by Karel Nel – part of the TAF Special Projects programme at the Turbine Art Fair 21.   What sort of training have you received and how important do you think it is to seek training (in terms […]

Derrick Nxumalo’s art finds humour in paradise | Arts

Derrick Nxumalo’s art finds humour in paradise | Arts Derrick Nxumalo’s art finds humour in paradise 2021-09-16 07:29:00 AM Derrick Nxumalo’s art finds humour in paradise Widely collected in South Africa and internationally, the artworks the KwaZulu-Natal visual artist creates are a layered critique of degradation and hope. The four menacing figures in Derrick Nxumalo’s […]

Artist Interview: Angel Valerio – Fantasy And Freedom, Or Dragged Into The Light

By BRUCE DENNILL Angel Valerio is part of the TAF Unearthed creative mentorship programme at the Turbine Art Fair 21. The 2021 artists are mentored by Nkhensani Rihlampfu and Thembi Matroshe.   What sort of training have you received and how important do you think it is to seek training (in terms of learning first principles and refining technique)? […]