'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
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
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
Remembering When Life Got Still
Shrines to the minutiae of our lives and the mysteries of death; is still life the artwork of these times?
08 Jun 2021
Guest Curator Roger Sivuyile Lupuwana
Roger Sivuyile Lupuwana knows the beat of South Africa’s creative pulse by heart. We asked him to do some window shopping on Latitudes to choose the artworks he’d most want to take home.
11 May 2021
Guest Curator: Stephanie Blomkamp of Oath
Stephanie Blomkamp is the founder and editor of Oath, a print magazine dedicated to championing African photography. Here she chooses her favourite photography on Latitudes.
12 Apr 2021
Guest Curator: Luvuyo Equiano Nyawose
22 Mar 2021
The Open Call Collection Auction
The Lockdown Collection (TLC) and Latitudes present an online auction, created by 21 emerging artists, the proceeds of which will go towards benefitting artists affected by Covid-19.
17 Mar 2021
A place for museums, foundations and corporate institutions to contribute to Africa’s shared cultural heritage by showcasing their art collections.
12 Mar 2021
Contemporary Art for your Zodiac Sign
Art has never been a career that one gets into for the stability. It’s more often than not an urgent calling that can’t be ignored...
23 Feb 2021
Solo Show | Puleng Mongale | Heaven on Earth
Doyle Wham and Latitudes are delighted to present a solo exhibition of Puleng Mongale (b. 1991, Orlando East, Soweto), surveying key works from the artist's burgeoning oeuvre.
17 Feb 2021
Behind the Artwork: Wim Legrand’s ‘we’re Toast!’
An artwork is generally published with a title, a date, a size and a price. There’ll be some information about what it was made with...
15 Feb 2021
The Sun Rises Daily : Five SA artists using the people’s paper
Daily Sun has been captivating, enraging and entertaining South Africans for almost two decades with its outrageous...
08 Feb 2021
Latitudes x TLC announce: The Open Call Collection
Art and artists have always been a critical part of society and culture. Like everyone, they have been deeply affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
26 Jan 2021
Jumping into the New Year like...
Welcome to 2021! We hope you had a rejuvenating festive season and are feeling rested and ready for the year ahead. We are certain this year will bring its own newness...
13 Jan 2021
Esther Mahlangu: Anothher Milestone for South African Painter at 85
As one of South Africa’s most acclaimed female painters,
11 Nov 2020
COLLECT: A Sculptural Medium
As an avid or aspiring contemporary art collector, which artistic media are you most drawn to? Painting, photography, printmaking, drawing, film, new media or sculpture?
19 Oct 2020
Live Artist Interviews with Andy Mkosi
Latitudes is thrilled to launch a series of live artist interviews. Presented in partnership with Andy Mkosi of This Audio is Visual...
31 Aug 2020
Latitudes x Between 10and5
17 Aug 2020
Further Reading In Articles
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
Sadie Clayton’s Positive Vibrations
Getting to know the UK artist in 10 Questions.
23 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.