Archive: Issue No. 107, July 2006

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Frances Goodman

Frances Goodman
Amour Aveugle 2006
beads, silk, thread
42.5 x 26 x 7.5 cm


Dominic Thorburn

Dominic Thorburn Spectres of Colonel John Graham (detail)
lithograph, gunpowder



Installation view of SOSO CORREIOS | SONANGALP, featuring Andy Warhol's Muhammad Ali 1978


Quai Branly Museum

Exterior of Quai Branly Museum


   [07.07.06] MTN Launches Messages and Meaning
MTN launches Messages and Meaning, an extensive catalogue of their collection.

   [07.07.06] Frances Goodman cleans up at Art Basel
Sole South African representative gallery, the Goodman, sold a surprising number of Frances Goodman's works within the Fair's first 24 hours.

   [07.07.06] Squabbling, Scholarship and Self Promotion in Cyberspace: What Art Blogs Can Do For You
In her discussion of several new websites and blogspots, Linda Stupart details just what art blogs can do for you.

   [07.07.06] 'START: The Nivea Art Awards' winners announced
First prize went to Mxolisi Sithole (20) of Umlazi who will soon hold a one-person show at the KZNSA.

   [07.07.06] Artist withdraws from PE Biennial exhibition in protest
Well known Grahamstown artist and Rhodes University professor of Fine Arts, Dominic Thorburn has withdrawn his artwork chosen for Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum's (NMMAM) Biennial Exhibition in reaction to the all-white selection of artists.

   [07.07.06] AMAC benefit concert and art auction
Arts and Media Access Centre (AMAC), the organisation formed from the merger of CAP and Mediaworks, is holding a benefit concert and art auction.

   [07.07.06] Destination Art: BBC focus on Cape Town art world
Part of a series on 10 cities around the world considered important for the vibrancy of their art, Destination Art: Cape Town will be shown on BBC World TV in July.


   [07.07.06] Introspection and education: An update on Luanda
Ruth Sacks reports back from the Trienal de Luanda, where she is most impressed by the scope of the production and the absolute professionalism with which it is beig realised.

   [07.07.06] The opening of Quai Branly Museum in Paris
Carol Brown recently attended the opening of Quai Branly, a new museum to house collections from a number of Parisian museums including the Museé de l'Homme.

   [07.07.06] Four SA artists selected for Sao Paulo Bienal
Jane Alexander, Guy Tillim, Mustafa Maluka and Pieter Hugo have been selected to take part in the Sao Paulo Bienal