No 11. July 1998 CONTEMPORARY ART IN SOUTH AFRICA



  

Jane Alexander
Street Cadets with Harbinger:
Wish, Walk/Loop Long
(detail) 1997-8
On 'Bringing Up Baby'

 

Msizi Kuhlane, Doris Nkosi, Mfeli Nkosi
Across the Divide - on 'Bringing Up Baby'

 

Bonita Alice
Illusions of Permanence
Site-specific installation on !Xoe

 

Sue Williamson
Detail of the 'Truth Games'
series at the Goodman

 

Leon Vermeulen
She Said You Have to Be Brave ... (detail)
On at the AVA

 

Mustafa Maluka
Amnesia 1998
See artbio

 

Listings

GRAHAMSTOWN

'Bringing Up Baby: Artists Survey the Reproductive Body' at the Albany Museum
'Heart of Darkness' - Kendell Geers and Bili Bidjocka at the Gallery in the Round
Wilma Cruise and Richman Buthelezi are artists-in-residence
Young Artist of the Year at the Monument
Images from Note and Song
Vuminkosi Zulu
'Land, History and Self' at the Dakawa Art Centre

NIEU BETHESDA

!Xoe site-specific project

JOHANNESBURG

Willie Bester and Zwelethu Mthethwa at the Goodman Gallery
Jeremy Wafer and Sue Williamson at the Goodman Gallery
Abrie Fourie at the Rembrandt van Rijn
'Playing Away' and 'Buttons' at the Johannesburg Civic
Vita Awards show at the Sandton Civic
'Panoramas of Passage: Changing Landscapes of South Africa' at the Gertrude Posel

PRETORIA

'Memorias Intimas Marcas' at the African Window Museum - Reviewed by Tracy Murinik

DURBAN

Brett Murray at the NSA

CAPE TOWN

Leon Vermeulen and Mustafa Maluka at the AVA
Jo O'Connor at the Mark Coetzee Fine Art Cabinet
'Childhood' at the Irma Stern
Absolut Africa at the Area
British Sculpture at the South African National Gallery - Reviewed by Paul Edmunds

PAARL

Ten photographers at the A.R.T. Gallery

News

Brand invited to Chicago
Pace-Roberts Foundation
'Cultural Weapon' too sharp
Arts and culture forum launched in Cape Town

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