Can't afford art mags? Read them on the net! World Art is one of the best. Published in Australia, with an international contents listing, but an emphasis on art from the Pacific Rim.

One of the richest contemporary art sites on the Net is undoubtedly this one, edited out of New York by Stephen Pusey and Yu Yeon Kim, curator of the 'Transversions' show at the MuseumAfrica on the second Johannesburg Biennale. Plexus has the extraordinary hit rate of between 450 000 and 500 000 hits per week, and a little playing around on the site will reveal why. Here are art projects of great elegance by the leading practitioners in the field, discussions, reviews, experimental stuff and much, much more. A site that's hard to leave.

In the old days, travellers used to keep journals of their voyages, to be published back home years later, illustrated by delicate watercolours. Welcome to, the road website, Paul and Charity's trip through America, Europe and Africa documented with a digital camera and a laptop. Along the way, they meet artists of many kinds - you'll meet a number of South Africans on site - and conduct interviews and take photographs. Charity entertains with her journal. The theme is connectivity - and eventually the partners hope to turn the whole experience into a CD-Rom.

  Other links
Brief listings of all the shows on ArtThrob - plus about twice as many again. The most comprehensive directory on current visual art activity around the country.
A new South African site which aims to provide a comprehensive resource on all aspects of culture in the country. Photographers, theatrical agents etc are listed. No doubt the visual arts side will grow.
A truly excellent site from Berlin which takes as its particular perspective the art of the countries emerging into the art world spotlight - Africa, Latin America, Asia. See this month's feedback for an update on their activities.
David Krut presents a collection of prints, including a selection by such luminaries as William Kentridge and Jeremy Wafer.
Artist Norman Catherine in full throttle.
A cyber visit to the South African National Gallery in Cape Town
The Lipschitz Gallery in Cape Town will arrange a tour of local artists' studios for visitors


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