I equate my work to protesting | Q&A with Musa N. Nxumalo
A conversation with Studio Nxumalo's Musa N. Nxumalo about his photography practice documenting alternative youth culture.
07 Mar 2022
The ideas just arrive like uninvited guests | Q&A with Daniel Levi
Artist and Director Daniel Levi on portraiture, NFTs and never being too literal with paint.
01 Mar 2022
Judging Africa’s emerging talent by Mary Corrigall
In the lead up to Latitudes and ANNA launching the ANNA Award, arts researcher Mary Corrigall surveys the landscape, examining a host of awards that are geared towards identifying Africa’s next art superstar.
23 Feb 2022
Social Impact Arts Prize 2022 Launches Workshops
The Social Impact Arts Prize 2022 launches workshops at the Rupert Museum.
Adele van Heerden in Studio
Adele van Heerden often paints images of welcoming, plant-filled interiors. She welcomed us into her own studio space in Salt River that she shares with her dog, Vala.
20 Feb 2022
A new generation emerges from Cape Town’s ‘lockdown’
It has been two years since Cape Town’s last bumper art season. Mary Corrigall takes a look at the impact of the absence of foreign visitors on Africa’s major art capital.
16 Feb 2022
I try not to box my imagination | Q&A with Vusi Beauchamp
Vusi Beauchamp on NFTs, stereotyping and the power of perception.
15 Feb 2022
Curator Spotlight on Phendu Kuta
A spotlight on independent curator Phendu Kuta and a collaborative project with photographer Obakeng Molepe.
09 Feb 2022
What do artists think of NFTs?
NFTs are the talk of the town, and everyone has an opinion. But what do artists think?
08 Feb 2022
Is Paris headed for another golden art era?
The recent announcement of Art Basel staging a Paris fair has fuelled speculation around the rise of this European art capital. What will the impact be on the African art market, which has developed in that city?
02 Feb 2022
Abongile Sidzumo In Studio
Abongile Sidzumo's meticulously hand-stitched leather artworks meet the digital sphere of NFTs. Meet the Studio Nxumalo artist in studio to see how they're made.
01 Feb 2022
Crafting a ‘museum’ worthy African art collection
Mary Corrigall takes a close look at the collecting patterns of three renowned public museums to discover which African artists enjoy institutional validation in New York, London and Paris.
26 Jan 2022
Kilmany-Jo Liversage In Studio
In Kilmany-Jo Liversage's case, an NFT starts with spray-painting, sponging and painting layers in bright neon colours. Step into her studio in Woodstock.
24 Jan 2022
Answers to Your Questions about NFT art
With blockchain technology being relatively new to the art world, it naturally brings up some questions. Here are some answers.
19 Jan 2022
Art Exhibitions To View Over The Holidays
As the year comes to an end, the art agenda shows no signs of slowing down.
14 Dec 2021
Invictus Capital's NFT Lab Launches the First NFT Collection of African Art
The Out of Africa collection is made up of 100 unique NFTs.
The Story of a Print
Latitudes Online and Jillian Ross Print present new editions by Cinthia Sifa Mulanga and Puleng Mongale; a collaboration between South Africa and Canada that was was a year in the making.
29 Nov 2021
Aspire Art Auctions | Modern & Contemporary Art
Aspire Art Auctions presents an exciting sale of Modern and Contemporary Art this November in Johannesburg.
24 Nov 2021
Where to See African Artists Around the World Right Now
African artists in major shows this month and beyond.
22 Nov 2021
Guest Curators: LOOKBOOK Studio
Creative studio and House and Leisure publisher, Lookbook curates a selection of artworks inspired by 'Bloom'.
Further Reading In Articles
Mihloti ya Ntsako: Reflecting on the art collection as a journey
The book Mihloti ya Ntsako – Journeys with the Bongi Dhlomo Collection, is both a chronicling of a collection and a biography of its collector, the accomplished artist, curator and arts administrator, Bongiwe Dhlomo-Mautloa, better known as Ma Bongi Dhlomo.
30 Nov 2022
Curator Nkgopoleng Moloi reflects on Season 3 of the ICA Podcast
"I spent a lot of time thinking about what it meant for artists to make, in a continuously disorienting world that is hungry for things that are bigger, better, faster, newer and shinier..." - Nkgopoleng Moloi
The Artists' Press presents new prints by artist Nabeeha Mohamed
Nabeeha Mohamed was born in Cape Town in 1988. Her paintings and prints confront the contradictions of her position in post-Apartheid South African society.
Meet Jono Dry
Based in Cape Town and entirely self taught, South African artist Jono Dry has worked for the last thirteen years on creating a practice centred around his large-scale hyperrealist graphite works.
29 Nov 2022
The Social Impact Arts Prize 2022
The Social Impact Arts Prize awards artists who situate their practices in socially concerned conditions ranging from the environment and climate change to human relations and social pressures of an unequal society. Read about the 2022 winners.
23 Nov 2022
Rules for Rebels and time warps for survival A solo exhibition by Norman O’Flynn
Liza Grobler explores Norman O’Flynn's solo exhibition.
New reports reveal the uber-wealthy in the West to be interested in ‘emerging’ artists
Nine percent of the world’s most valued ‘Ultra-contemporary’ artists are from Africa, according to a new art market report
Pebofatso Mokoena's featured in Munich Re Collection
Latitudes is thrilled to share our latest collaboration between Munich Re, Waldman Studios, David Krut Projects and artist, Pebofatso Mokoena.
Simon Njami on Jean-David Nkot's Corps de [email protected]
The Melrose Gallery presents Jean-David Nkot's solo show Corps de [email protected] Jean-David Nkot is above all, at least for the moment, a painter. His work, even when it contains elements of abstraction, is essentially figurative, obsessed with the body and its representation.
16 Nov 2022
Stephan Welz & Co. Present their November Premium Auction
Catch Stephen Welz & Co's auction from 21 - 24 November 2022.
Encountering South African artists in works of fiction
David Mann explores the benefits writers gain from the collaborative and generative act of welcoming visual art into their narratives.
MADEYOULOOK presents lumbung.jozi
MADEYOULOOK brings together a selection of artists and projects form documenta 15 for a series of talks, workshops, screenings and listening sessions on the subject of land.
09 Nov 2022
A-SWIVEL: 7 asides on abstraction
Everywhere, it seems, abstraction is the resurgent signifier. How so? Because we are tired of being told what to see and value? Because ours is a world riven by identity politics, split by extremism on the Left and Right, consumed by the spectre of fascism – by Absolutes.
Joburgers are clamouring to see a trio of paintings
Is it possible to hold an exhibition with only three paintings? More importantly, can you drum up an audience without disappointing them? Surprisingly, a Joburg-based curator, Clive Kellner, director of the Johannesburg Contemporary Art Foundation (JCAF), has managed to achieve both with the latest exhibition, Kahlo, Sher-Gil, Stern: Modernist Identities in the Global South.
02 Nov 2022
Nine reasons to visit the Keiskamma Art Project’s retrospective exhibition at Constitution Hill
For the first time in its 20-year history, most of the major hand-embroidered tapestries created by the Keiskamma Art Project are being exhibited together in one place: Constitution Hill in Johannesburg.
26 Oct 2022
African Artist Directory
Born 1970, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Lives New York, USA.
Born 1944, Anyako, Ghana. Lives Nsukka, Nigeria.
Born 1977, Antananarivo, Madagascar. Lives Antananarivo and Paris, France.
Born 1972, Johannesburg, South Africa. Lives Berlin, Germany.
Born 1968, Cape Town, South Africa. Lives London, UK.
Born 1975, Tétouan, Morocco. Lives Tétouan.
Born 1976, Cape Town, South Africa. Lives Berlin, Germany.
Born 1982, Kwanza-Sul, Angola. Lives Windhoek, Namibia.