Da Vinci painting fetches record R450m at auction

Salvator Mundi, or Savior of the World, more than doubled the previous record paid for Pablo Picasso’s The Women of Algiers in 2015

A place where beauty and savagery meet in secrecy

Norwegian artist believes the local landscape will seep into his paintings

Window on business of Africa’s cities

The Museum of the Revolution exhibition is concerned with the capitalist nature of African cities rudely awakening from socialist policies

The Suitcase packed with hope and creased dreams

The Suitcase is a gripping piece of theatre that demonstrates Es’kia Mphahlele’s firm handle on the economic, political and social issues of the day

Paris meets palm trees as Louvre Abu Dhabi opens doors to museum lovers

Apart from over 600 iconic pieces of art, the museum has a ‘rain of light’ dome, which is a stunning design feature that creates the illusion of a ...

Tax-friendly havens strike the right note

Files from Appleby law firm office on Jersey include a cache of music-publishing rights

SA’s silent children given a loud voice

The Children’s Monologues dramatises testimonies of young children from Rammulotsi township in the Free State, highlighting their plight of poverty and ...

The curious tale of Irma Stern and her muse

With two Irma Stern portraits of the same woman on exhibit, and to be auctioned on November 13, many will ask who Freda Feldman was, writes Mary Corrigall

Art auctions uncontrived in their wide multiplicity

Aspire Arts Summer Auction’s diverse sculptures exude spirituality, social commentary and figurative expression, writes Mary Corrigall

AfrikaBurn desert creativity heads to Cape Town's streets

Burning Man offshoot Streetopia brings the principle of ‘radical inclusion’ to Observatory urban festival, writes Struan Douglas

Casting net of African art over a global space

Tech-savvy gallerist Julia Taylor maximises her web platform to give African art a global presence, writes Edward Tsumele

Tribute to the late Gibson Kente coming to the Soweto Theatre

The musical tribute takes the audience through the trials and tribulations of Kente’s life and the great contributions he made to SA’s cultural ...

Opening a space that’s open to spaces opening

New A4 Arts Foundation is a nonprofit intent on changing the art world, writes Melvyn Minnaar

Fats Domino, whose piano helped create rock 'n' roll, dies at 89

Domino was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside Presley and Chuck Berry

Playwright Matome Rapetsoa gets message to the masses

Industrial theatre producer Rapetsoa enjoys phenomenal success crafting plays that carry a corporate message, writes Edward Tsumele

Brandan cartoons and FM covers win big

Business Day cartoonist Brandan Reynolds wins the Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Award for editorial cartoons

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