Security (Surveys from the Cape of Good Hope): Jane Alexander @ La Centrale Électrique
BRUSSELS - Through July 21st, La Centrale Électrique of Brussels exhibits the first monographic exhibition in Belgium of the controversial and surprising African artist Jane Alexander.
Take 2: Joe Muller and Mike Nicol talk Killer Country
Today Joe Muller asks Mike Nicol about the appearance of a ‘horned man’ in Killer Country, which raises an interesting reference to the artwork by Jane Alexander, The Butcher Boys. And then they’re on, by reference to Eugene Terreblanche’s killing, to a discussion of shoes and Mike’s hitman, Spitz-the-Trigger. ...
Steven Dubin reviews Jane Alexander Wrestling with the Spirits by Jane Alexander at Cathedral of St. John the Divine | Artthrob
Steven Dubin reviews Jane Alexander Wrestling with the Spirits by Jane Alexander at Cathedral of St. John the DivineArtthrob - Contemporary visual art in South Africa
Jane Alexander - Politics, racism, apartheid South Africa
The Butcher Boys, 1988-89, plaster The “Butcher Boys” were created in the context of South Africa’s Apartheid history. The “Butcher Boys” are symbolic of how not speaking out against evil make us become evil. The figures don’t have spines (if you walk around the work you can see there are hollow groves where the spine should be). They don’t stand up for what is right – they are literally spineless. They are detached from what is going on around them – the oppression that took place during…
South African Artist Creates Mutant Exhibit
South African artist Jane Alexander has long had a penchant for mutant sculptures. Over her four-decade-career, she has created a host of hybrid characte...
Opening Reception for Jane Alexander at the Cathedral of St. John
On view in New York City: dramatic sculptural tableaux, hybrid human-animal sculptures, and photomontages in by South African artist Jane Alexander.