Dec 18 2011

Featured artist – Dion Cupido

18 December 2011

Born in 1973 in South Africa, Dion Cupido is largely self taught. In 1998 he started exhibiting at the Peanut Gallery. In 2003 he joined the Arts & Media...

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Dec 17 2011

2011 done and dusted, 2012 here we come.

17 December 2011

2011 was a good year at the Worldart gallery in Cape Town. Despite the economic climate being as volatile as it is, we stayed on our feet and enjoyed...

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Nov 14 2011

Cape Town solo for Samson Mnisi

14 November 2011

Worldart is pleased to announce the opening of a solo exhibition by Samson Mnisi at its gallery in Cape Town on 21 November 2011. The exhibition will consist of...

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Nov 04 2011

Kilmany-Jo outside

04 November 2011

Kilmany-Jo Liversage was recently nominated to create a site-specific artwork for Nando’s International in Bethesda, Washington DC. This is what it looks like.

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Sep 08 2011

Anonymous head of a Moor by Mawande Zenzile.

08 September 2011

Pictured above is both the diagram and Zenzile’s artwork. “The work references a 1528 diagram, by the artist Albrecht Dürer, who wrote a book on human proportions. He invented...

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Aug 18 2011

Urban aesthetic – an exhibition with Ricky Lee Gordon (aka Freddy Sam)

18 August 2011

Worldart is hosting an exhibition of street art inspired paintings by Ricky Lee Gordon (aka Freddy Sam) and Paul Senyol from 20 August to 3 September 2011 at its...

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Jul 30 2011

A work titled “When the sickle cuts through its citizens and when the hammer nails them down”.

30 July 2011

Ayanda Mabulu has returned from a three-month residency in China which culminated with a solo exhibition hosted by the Chensia Museum in Wuhan, central China. The artwork pictured above...

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Jul 05 2011

Dale Yudelman wins Ernest Cole Award for Photography

05 July 2011

Photographer Dale Yudelman is the first winner of the newly established Ernest Cole Award for photography in South Africa. On 30 June the adjudication committee chose his project –...

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Jun 27 2011

An African in China

27 June 2011

Following the success of his solo exhibition at the Worldart gallery in Cape Town in November 2010, Ayanda Mabulu was invited by the Chenshia Art Foundation to travel to...

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Jun 06 2011

Angels with dirty faces, by Zolani Siphungela

06 June 2011

Zolani Siphungela is young, black and disappointed. “I look around me and I see emptiness in people’s eyes” says Siphungela, who is convinced that this emptiness is caused by...

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May 06 2011

Street smart art

06 May 2011

With street art being one of the most talked about genres today, some struggle to differentiate the Banksy’s from the bunch. No surprise then that super talented artist Kilmany-Jo...

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Mar 15 2011

Gavin Rain invited to exhibit at 54th Venice Biennale

15 March 2011

Cape Town based artist Gavin Rain has been invited to exhibit at the 2011 Venice Biennale. The  biennale, considered by many to be the most important event on the...

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Mar 08 2011

Beautiful world by Christiaan Diederichs

08 March 2011

Beautiful world is a limited edition of seven original hand-made artist’s books by contemporary South African artist Christiaan Diederichs as a special extension of a larger edition of fine...

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Mar 02 2011

On revolt, freedom and social change

02 March 2011

The iconic image of Che Guevara has become a symbol of revolt, freedom and social change all over the world and a mass produced, popular culture image . This...

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Feb 23 2011

Concrete trails, urban tales

23 February 2011

Worldart is pleased to announce the exhibition of a body of abstract paintings by Dave Robertson, titled concrete trails, urban tales. The title refers to the artists’ fascination with...

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Feb 21 2011

Numerals of funerals (it is too early to forget)

21 February 2011

Controversial artist Ayanda Mabulu’s latest artwork went on display today (21 Feb 2011) in Cape Town’s second annual public arts festival called Infecting the city. The installation piece, titled...

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