Archive: Issue No. 92, April 2005

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William Kentridge

William Kentridge
StairProcession, 2000
Site-specific work at P.S.1


Michael Obert

Michael Obert contemplates his new loft space in Braamfontein.


Brett Kebble Awards

Patron Brett Kebble


Sanell Aggenbach

The phrase completed
Picture: Doreen Southwood


   [25.04.05] AzaNYa
Regular column by our New York correspondent, Joost Bosland.

   [25.04.05] First birthday for Artist Proof Studio
Robyn Sassen attends the first birthday of the new Artist Proof Studio and witnesses the revitalised institution that found life after great tragedy.

   [25.04.05] Standard Bank Gallery renovates
After five months of renovation, the new Standard Bank Gallery is opened. Kresta Tyler Johnson takes in the new space, revelling in the watershed of natural light and reconfigured spaces.

   [25.04.05] Michael Obert changes Zuva's profile
Zuva puts on a new face and becomes Obert Contemporary. Robyn Sassen looks at the man behind the change.

   [25.04.05] 2005 Brett Kebble Art Awards
Brett Kebble was the ever gracious host at a gala launch for the third Brett Kebble Art Awards. Changes are in the wings for the next competition including a thematic award and a move to make it a biannual event.

   [25.04.05] Renault supports the visual arts
The French car company launches its newest initiative at its showrooms in Cape Town, exhibiting two artists as the first of its Renault Artists' Programme.

   [25.04.05] JDA forges ties with the Nelson Mandela Foundation
The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA), in cooperation with Constitution Hill, have taken the initiative to establish an institution that honours Mandela, documents his life and promotes his legacy.

   [25.04.05] Bronwyn Law-Viljoen joins the David Krut Arts Resource
Bronwyn Law-Viljoen sits down for an interview after two months in South Africa and discusses her new role at DKAR.

   [25.04.05] Don't Panic
The skies of the Cape Town CBD, above the public concert that was the showpiece of the Cape Town Festival, were emblazoned with a message from a young artist on Human Rights Day. Charles Maggs happened to look up.

   [25.04.05] Young Artists' Project Seminar in Durban
As part of its Young Artists Programme, the NSA Gallery in Durban will run a two day seminar at the beginning of May with the intention of bringing to Durban leading voices in contemporary African art, and to set an international context for the Young Artists Project.