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The Tenth Day of Mourning

The Tenth Day of Mourning

Alinka Echeverría presents never-before-seen photographs from her recent visit to South Africa.

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Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Access 100 Artists: Get Involved!

Art21′s Director of Education, Rosanna Flouty, sends out a call to action. Get involved with our latest initiative, Access 100 Artists, and host a screening!

Storm Janse van Rensburg at the Redcross Children's Hospital Auction.  South Africa, September 2011

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio |Storm Janse van Rensburg

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio |Storm Janse van Rensburg

  Storm Janse van Rensburg is a South African curator and Senior Curator of the Goodman Gallery group currently based in Cape Town (CT), South Africa.  Van Rensburg began his …

Siemon Allen,

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Siemon Allen

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Siemon Allen

Siemon Allen is a South African artist who currently lives and works in the United States. He received his MFA from Natal Technikon (now Durban Institute of Technology) and was …

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | South African Photography and the Lingering Political Anxieties of Identity

Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment | South African Photography and the Lingering Political Anxieties of Identity

Last month, I had the privilege and pleasure of attending a symposium that served roughly as a capstone to one of my graduate courses. The symposium was coordinated in conjunction …

Juozas Cernius, Ethiopia, February 2011.  Photo credit: Anita Vizsy

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Juozas Cernius

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio | Juozas Cernius

Juozas Cernius is a Canadian visual artist based in Toronto. He has received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2004) and his BFA from Concordia …

Diane Victor (South African, born 1964). “Fading Man I,” 2010. Intaglio. Plate: 20”x16”. Publisher and printer: Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT. Edition 25. Image courtesy Center for Contemporary Printmaking.  © 2011 Diane Victor.

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Notes from a Transforming Democracy: South African Prints

Ink: Notes on the Contemporary Print

Ink | Notes from a Transforming Democracy: South African Prints

As interest in William Kentridge’s work has grown over the past decade, so has interest in South African art as a whole.   Printmaking is a central component of the cultural …

Jan Henri Booyens at his studio, Pretoria, South Africa

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Jan-Henri Booyens

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: Jan-Henri Booyens

Jan-Henri Booyens is a South African artist based in Pretoria, South Africa.  Jan holds a BFA in painting from the Durban Institute of Technology, in KwaZulu Natal. Since 2000, he …

Bernie Searle, Untitled (red), from Colour Me series, 1998.

Flash Points

There’s No Place Like Home

Flash Points

There’s No Place Like Home

On Johannesburg | “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible” (2010) Preview | Art21 from Art21 on Vimeo. It is nearly impossible to talk about William Kentridge’s artistic practice without mentioning – …

William Kentridge: Studio Manager Anne McIlleron

William Kentridge: Studio Manager Anne McIlleron

SUBSCRIBE TO EXCLUSIVE: RSS | ITUNES | YOUTUBE | ARTBABBLE In celebration of Art21′s new feature film William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible — which premiered nationally on October 21, 2010 …

"William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible" (2010), production still.

Fall Previews: Trailer, Teasers, and Slideshows

Fall Previews: Trailer, Teasers, and Slideshows

William Kentridge in his studio, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2008. William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible, production still, 2010. © Art21, Inc. 2010. Fall preview season is upon us, so it’s time …

William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible

Announcing Our Latest Film: “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible”

Announcing Our Latest Film: “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible”

Art21 is proud to announce the forthcoming broadcast of our latest film, William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible, the first film produced by Art21 for national television broadcast outside of the …

Architect, N. Bernard Viljoen

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: N. Bernard Viljoen and the Twilight Children

Inside the Artist's Studio

Inside the Artist’s Studio: N. Bernard Viljoen and the Twilight Children

N. Bernard Viljoen is a South African architect based in Johannesburg. He was raised on a farm in the Free State outside the quaint South African town, Parys. He graduated as …

Mel Chin, Fundred Dollar Bill (detail), project ongoing.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

7,000 t-shirts, 22 paintings, two awards, a powerful pair, and one big open studio in this week’s roundup: Mel Chin (Season 1) has been named a finalist of the first …

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

100th Exclusive & William Kentridge Exclusives, Carrie Mae Weems Uncut, the problem with talking, and screenings

On Location: Inside Art Documentary Production

100th Exclusive & William Kentridge Exclusives, Carrie Mae Weems Uncut, the problem with talking, and screenings

As usual, there’s a lot of production-related ground to cover I’d like to cover.  First, I really need to publicly acknowledge what’s hopefully no longer a private landmark, the release …