Visual Arts Desk

For Vusi

Vusi Beauchamp, one of South Africa’s most critically acclaimed artists, is suffering severe heart failure at the age of 44. His organs are shutting down.

Tshepiso Mazibuko Nominated for Discovery Award at Arles Photography Festival

Tshepiso’s project, Ho tshepa ntshepedi ya bontshepe, considers how the political designation of ‘bornfree’ has impacted the post-1994 generation of South Africa’s black youth.

Your Beauty Is My Concern

The project for a decade has focused its lens on the physical urban spaces in which the hairdressers live and work. The body of work has opened channels for a conscious and compassionate dialogue between various spaces in and out of hair care.

Noria Mabasa Shapes Dreams

84-year-old Noria Mabasa is a world-renowned South African artist who has been creating and perfecting her art as a sculptor since 1974. Her sculptures are precise objects, constructed by employing a visual language that foregrounds colour and texture to an exacting degree – ultimately pointing to the way we encounter nature by seeking spiritual guidance from them.

Man of The Hour

His creative signature is unmistakable. He has fused symbols and geometry with Abstract Expressionism, an interstellar vision of God with a dervish-like mania that echoes the ghost of Jackson Pollock.

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