COLLECT | This Week's Featured Artworks
14 Jul 2020
Four Crucibles: on Jane Alexander, Willem Boshoff, Ed Young, and Jake Michael Singer
1986. For her Masters in Fine Arts at Wits University Jane Alexander presents Butcher Boys. I try topicture her examiners.
Open Call for Annual Curatorial Residency Fellowship in Qatar
ARAK Collection is an independent, Qatari-based initiative, that aims to promote contemporary sub-Saharan African art and artists...
New works by Maja Maljević & David Krut Workshop
Maja Maljević first began collaborating with David Krut Workshop in 2007 as a way to extend and interrogate her primary practice, which is painting.
LAQ Speaks to Fair Director, Roberta Coci
01 Jul 2020
Independent Photographers from Africa Making Waves
Africa has a rich heritage of photography, with globally recognised artists such as Zanele Muholi, Pieter Hugo, Peter Magubane, Athi-Patra Ruga...
Understanding the Self Through the Black Female Body
Having formed her visual language after discovering the internet in her twenties, Frida Orupabo constructs narratives...
30 Jun 2020
LAQ Chats to Artist and Art Gazette Curator, Morné Visagie
Youth Month not only exists as a commemoration of the learners and students killed during the 1976 Soweto Uprisings, but also as a reminder...
25 Jun 2020
Lucy Macgarry on Re-defining the Online Art Landscape
The global pandemic brought the art world to a halt. But the forward momentum of culture never stops, and both artists and galleries have been quick to improvise...
A Protest Artist in Transit: Bob-nosa Uwagboe
Caught up in Poland’s COVID-19 lockdown, Bob-Nosa Uwagboe opened his solo exhibition on May 23 at the National Museum in Gdansk...
15 Jun 2020
Further Reading In Articles
'ARE THERE ANY LEFT?’
A sales frenzy at London's 1-54 Fair reflects the heated demand for African Contemporary Art.
20 Oct 2021
Collector Mark Ramirez On Art That Gives Him A Physical Reaction
US-based collector Mark Ramirez believes if you dream about an artwork, you should buy it.
12 Oct 2021
African Artists Playing With Fashion
Contemporary African artists are painting a picture of globalisation, creativity, technology and individuality on the continent through their subjects’ personal style.
27 Sep 2021
Paul Emmanuel's Substance of Shadow
Social anthropologist, Mark Auslander, reflects on Paul Emmanuel’s solo exhibition Substance of Shadows.
15 Sep 2021
Explore Innovative Works by Four Daring Zimbabwean Artists on Artnet Auctions
Fadzai Muchemwa, curator of the 2022 Zimbabwe Pavilion at the Venice Biennale writes about four up and coming Zimbabwean artists featured in Africa Present on Artnet Auctions.
07 Sep 2021
Sadie Clayton’s Positive Vibrations
Getting to know the UK artist in 10 Questions.
23 Aug 2021
Latitudes co-curates Artnet's Africa Present auction
Latitudes will be co-curating the 'Meet' section of Artnet Auctions’ second Africa Present sale, an auction designed to highlight the work of up-and-coming as well as established artists from the African continent.
20 Aug 2021
Celestial Callings and Ancestral Portals
Also known as Ndebele Superhero, artist Zana Masombuka talks about the making of ‘Umseme Uyakhuluma’ with a power team of all women.
17 Aug 2021
Benji Reid Laughs At Gravity
Choreographer and photographer Benji Reid takes flight in his first solo show at October Gallery.
10 Aug 2021
Glitch Art: Quick Five with Artist Tristan Baia
A quick-five with artist Tristan Baia by CuratorLab participant Jordan Anthony for her show En(In)vision.
04 Aug 2021
Not Setting History In Stone
We chat to artist Talya Lubinsky, a participant in Chelsea Selvan’s CuratorLab exhibition, What shapes us? Makes us? Guides us? as she shares her thoughts on the material relationship between permanence and disintegration embodied in memorial sites and cemeteries.
28 Jul 2021
A critique of pure Art: Lesego Moncho’s Creative Index
A feature on Lesego Moncho's works in '‘O mang? O tswa kae? O ya kae? Heritage curated by Boitumelo Maditshaba Makousu's exhibition, written by Abongile VuliZulu Keswa.
27 Jul 2021
JH PIERNEEF: IN/SIGHT
Strauss & Co presents a single-artist auction devoted to one of South Africa’s most renowned and iconic painters, JH Pierneef.
21 Jul 2021
Translating Home: On works by Assaf Shoshan and Manyaku Mashilo
‘Translating Home’ is an online exhibition of artworks produced by artists from Southern Africa and France. Curator Bontle Tau, a participant of the 2021 Latitudes CuratorLab programme, reflects on the meaning of home and invites us to journey through works by two artists in her group exhibition.
Memory as a Location
Artist Bulumko Mbete reflects on the meaning of memory in her work feartured in the exhibition LOCUS/LOCATION curated by Lesole Tauatswala.