Nelson Makamo Paintings Of Rural South Africa
Makamo, born in 1982 in Modimolle in South Africa’s Limpopo province, displayed exceptional artistic aptitude since childhood itself. Such was his passion for art that he decided to make it his career. So, it wasn’t surprising that he enrolled in a three-year printmaking course at Artist Proof Studios in Johannesburg to hone his artistic skills.
9 Weird Public Art Displays That Surprisingly Don't Suck
It's said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and for purposes of this feature, in all our puerility, we're the beholders. We present then nine weird public art displays/exhibits that, in our lowly opinion, surprisingly don't suck....
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glasvezel, olieverf, hout en leren stoel fibreglass, oil paint, wood and leather chair The Rainbow Nation Museum Beelden aan Zee, Den Haag 2012
FEATURE: Documenting Africa - the paintings of South African artist Loyiso Mkize - AFROPUNK
Check out the work of South African visual artist Loyiso Mkize. Mkize’s paintings (oil on canvas) often explore the nature of the modern African – documenting the changing cultures and environments of the second largest continent, and the emotional landscape of its people. The artist has gained much recognition since his debut solo exhibition in 2011 […]
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. ...
The Story Behind the Painting on TIME's Optimists Cover
South African artist, Nelson Makamo's latest painting cover for TIME’s 2019 Optimists issue, guest edited by filmmaker Ava DuVernay.