Archive: Issue No. 76, December 2003

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   [20.12.03] Looking at the land with David Goldblatt
David Goldblatt's colour studies of rural landscapes are more than mute depictions of the land. Sean O'Toole spoke to him about the ideological weight of depicting the land in South African art.

   [20.12.03] Sisters doing it for themselves
Seven local female comic artists have contributed to producing a new 56-page comic book titled Stripshow.

   [01.12.03] New! Improved! The Brett Kebble Art Awards for 2004
A new curator and doubled prized money announced this week makes the Brett Kebble Art Awards for 2004 even more desirable.

   [01.12.03] Rochelle Keene resigns from the JAG
Rochelle Keene, the long-standing Director of the Johannesburg Art Gallery, has resigned.

   [01.12.03] Kathryn Smith Standard Bank Young Artist for 2004
Kathryn Smith has been selected as the Standard Bank Young Artist of 2004, in the category visual arts.

   [01.12.03] A Slow Death
Virginia MacKenny laments the slow death of the Durban Institute of Technology's art department, heralded by the closing of the Ceramic and Sculpture department.

   [01.12.03] Marrying desire with intellect: Art book design in SA
"A book is quite monumental in the sense that it sticks around," remarks David Goldblatt in an interview with Sean O'Toole.

   [01.12.03] A newly revamped Premises gallery set to open
The new Premises gallery will open on new years day, January 2004 in a precinct adjacent the newly revived Civic Theatre.