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Archive: Issue No. 47, July 2001

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Goncalo Mabunda

Kathryn Smith meets Mozambican artist Goncalo Mabunda in her Maputo Diary
See ArtThrob No 45

Steven Maqashela

Steven Maqashela
part of the Holland South Africa Line Project
at the Castle
Photo credit: Leonard Shapiro
See ArtThrob No 40


Joe Dog and Konradski - Bitterkomix exhibition
See ArtThrob No 34

pm inc.

pm inc. Wraps
Download a quicktime clip from the event (3.2MB)
See ArtThrob No 30

Butcher Girls

The SANG's most famous piece, the Butcher Boys, provokes a performance on 'Softserve'
See ArtThrob No 27

Jane Alexander

Studio shot of a "Bom Boy" by Jane Alexander
On show at the Irma Stern Museum
See ArtThrob No 18

  • Issue No. 46, June 2001
    Book Review special; 'Fokofo' at the DAG; 'Inferno & Paradiso' reviewed; David Goldblatt scoops an honorary doctorate; 'The Short Century' in Berlin; Sue Williamson's New York and Spain Diaries; Artbio: Siemon Allen

  • Issue No. 45, May 2001
    Robert Hodgins at João Ferreira; Dorothee Kreutzfeldt at the SANG; Katherine Bull & Fritha Langerman at the University of Stellenbosh Art Gallery; TaXi-002 - Samson Mudzunga out now!; Yinka Shonibare interviewed in Johannesburg; Basa awards announced; Kathryn Smith's Maputo Diary; Artbio: Usha Seejarim

  • Issue No. 44, April 2001
    FNB Vita Award finalists announced; Oudtshoorn and the Visual Arts; 'Inferno and Paradise' at the SANG; Jürgen Schadeberg at Axis Gallery in New York; Artbio: Thomas Mulcaire

  • Issue No. 43, March 2001
    Alan Alborough at the SANG; Absa Atelier finalist show; South Africans in Venice; Taxi 001 on a shelf near you; Public Eye turns two; Artbio: Tracey Rose

  • Issue No. 42, February 2001
    Artthrob going into print; Juncture at the Granary; Justine Mahoney at Bell-Roberts Contemporary; Obituary for Johannesburg's Market Gallery; Part II of Kathryn Smith's overview of the Johannesburg art scene - Galleries in jeopardy; Artbio: Greg Streak

  • Issue No. 41, January 2001
    Doreen Southwood at Bell-Roberts Contemporary; Hoerikwaggo - Images of Table Mountain at the SANG; HSL at the Castle; Gambling with Art - Kathryn Smith examines some of the financial factors governing the struggle of artists and galleries to survive; ArtThrob's artists of 2000; Artbio: Brad Hammond

  • Issue No. 40, December 2000
    Holland South Africa Line; Michaelis student show; Joubert Park Project; Koos Malgas dies; Save the Jhb Biennale; Books for Christmas; Artbio: Peet Pienaar

  • Issue No. 39, November 2000
    !Xoe... Off Site at Brendon Bell-roberts; Steve McQueen in Cape Town; Marc Chagall in both Johannesburg and Cape Town; Brett Murray and Wayne Barker inaugurate Brendon-Bell Roberts' new gallery in London; Artbio: Jeremy Wafer

  • Issue No. 38, October 2000
    uBudoda: Images of Masculinity at the AVA; Peet Pienaar at Brendon Bell-roberts; Clive van den Berg at the Goodman; Artbio: Kay Hassan

  • Issue No. 37, September 2000
    Cape Town OneCity Festival; 'Trapped Reflections' and 'Outposts' in Gauteng; Paris Conference on the State of Visual Arts in Africa and the Diaspora; Artbio: Claudette Schreuders

  • Issue No. 36, August 2000
    Madame Haenggi & Constance Stuart Larrabee remembered; The big4 at Brendon Bell-Roberts; Fifth Biennale of Contemporary Art in Lyons; Kathryn Smith Reviews the Vitas show; Artbio: Terry Kurgan

  • Issue No. 35, July 2000
    Terry Kurgan is this year's Vita star; Brad Hammond wins Absa Atelier Award; !Xoe comes again to Nieu Bethesda; Channeltoo goes digital; Artbio: Alan Alborough

  • Issue No. 34, June 2000
    Dak/Art 2000 reviewed; New committee formed to promote Africa in Venice; Young artists' shows in Cape Town: 'Bitterkomix' and 'Emergency'; Artbio: Robert Hodgins

  • Issue No. 33, May 2000
    Dak/Art 2000 Diary; Brett Murray's public sculpture unveiled; SoftServe II; Robert Hodgins at the Goodman: Artbio: Bernie Searle

  • Issue No. 32, April 2000
    Karoo Art Festival Reportback; Rotterdam Foto Biennale; Special Book Review Section: Artbio: Andries Botha

  • Issue No. 31, March 2000
    South African Art in the Nineties: Conclusion; Vita 2000 nominees, Exchange: Overseas opportunities for artists; Artbio: Hentie van der Merwe.

  • Issue No. 30, February 2000
    Final issue of South African Art in the Nineties; Arlene Amaler-Raviv & Dale Yudelman show at the AVA; pminc. wraps; 'Emergence' curators interviewed; Artbio: Senzeni Marasela

  • Issue No. 29, January 2000
    Review of South African Art in the Nineties; One Night Stand at Joao Ferriera; Artbio: Dorothee Kreutzfeldt

  • Issue No. 28, December 1999
    Artery reviewed; Report back on South meets West in Ghana; Carnegie International reviewed; Artbio: Linda Givon

  • Issue No. 27, November 1999
    Softserve at the SANG; William Kentridge wins Carnegie International; Alan Alborough wins Standard Bank Young Artist Award; Artbio: Robin Rhode.

  • Issue No. 26, October 1999
    Biennale Questionaire; Kentridge opens at the Goodman; Artbio: Karel Nel.

  • Issue No. 25, September 1999
    Special Biennale discussion; Cape Town Month of Photography; 'Liberated Voices' opens in New York; Artbio: Penny Siopis.

  • Issue No. 24, August 1999
    Kay Hassan wins new Daimler-Chrysler Art Award; Smithsonian show reviewed; Artbio: Wille Bester

  • Issue No. 23, July 1999
    Grahamstown Festival roundup; report on the Venice Biennale; Jane Alexander in Artbio

  • Issue No. 22, June 1999
    Veronique Malherbe; '[Rewind] Fast Forward.ZA' in Holland; David Koloane; Margaret Vorster

  • Issue No. 21, May 1999
    William Kentridge in Artbio; Ezrom Legae remembered; 'New Worlds' in London; Grey Areas reviewed

  • Issue No. 20, April 1999
    Video fest 'Channel'; Klein Karoo festival; Zwelethu Mthethwa in Artbio; 'Trafique' in Belgium

  • Issue No. 19, March 1999
    Jo Ractliffe in Artbio; video by Konrad Welz; Vita nominees; Cape Town Art Night; Klein Karoo festival

  • Issue No. 18, February 1999
    Moshekwa Langa in Artbio; Lisa Brice catalogue launch; Cairo Biennale; Bonn show; 'Dreams and Clouds' in Gothenburg

  • Issue No. 17, January 1999
    'eye Africa'; artbio: Lisa Brice; New series: The Professional Artist: Introduction

  • Issue No. 16, December 1998
    African photography; artbio: Stephen Hobbs; Willie Saayman screensavers; Vita nominations online

  • Issue No. 15, November 1998
    Okwui Enwezor named Documenta director; artbio: Clive van den Berg; Minnette Vári video; Stockholm Journal

  • Issue No. 14, October 1998
    Candice Breitz; São Paulo Bienal; 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, one year on; 'Dreams and Clouds'

  • Issue No. 13, September 1998
    Funding crisis at the SANG; Brett Murray in artbio; São Paulo Bienal

  • Issue No. 12, August 1998
    The FNB Vita awards; artbio: Randolph Hartzenberg; Robert Weinek on video art in South Africa; Abandon Your Culture project

  • Issue No. 11, July 1998
    Grahamstown Festival; artbio: Mustafa Maluka; Happy birthday Madiba; !Xoe site-specific project

  • Issue No. 10, June 1998
    Dakar Biennale; artbio: Kevin Brand; Mark Coetzee on censorship; Tracy Murinik on 'Memorias Intimas Marcas'

  • Issue No. 9, May 1998
    Steven Cohen; 'Memorias Intimas Marcas'; 'Transpositions'; Brian Eno

  • Issue No. 8, April 1998
    Idasa Gallery opens; Houston Fotofest; artbio: Tracy Payne

  • Issue No. 7, February/March 1998
    Claudette Schreuders; Arlene Amaler-Raviv; artbio: Minnette Vári

  • Issue No. 6, January 1998
    Isolde Krams; 'Cyst'; Passages from India; Biennale: 'Life's Little Necessities'

  • Issue No. 5, December 1997
    'Taking Stock'; Biennale: 'Important and Exportant',' Graft'

  • Issue No. 4, November 1997
    Biennale: 'Alternating Currents', 'Transversions', 'Hong Kong, Etc'; Vita Awards Show.

  • Issue No. 3, October 1997
    District Six Sculpture Festival; 'Thirty Minutes'; Biennale Preview, Brett Murray

  • Issue No. 2, September 1997
    Focus on art books; 'Memorias, Intimas, Marcas'; Peet Pienaar; Joachim Sch´┐Żnfeldt

  • Issue No. 1, August 1997
    Bridget Baker, Andrew Putter