- published: 01 Mar 2018
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Quotidian life: the importance of small things is an ongoing photography series of everyday life in contemporary South Africa. Some 20 years after democracy came into effect in South Africa, Photographer, Iris Dawn Parker seeks to show us the importance of the small things through images of her interactions with everyday South Africans. The series of over 40 A-2 photographs shows the intimacy and engagement she experiences with those she portrays.
Each year, SA artists participating in the Sasol New Signatures art competition raise the bar. This year was no exception as notable improvements were seen from the works submitted.The winning artists at the Sasol New Signatures art competition awards ceremony.
The Javett-University of Pretoria Art Centre will span across Lynnwood Road, stitching together the University's two campuses while providing the City of Pretoria access to some of the finest art pieces from the special collections of the University and private donors. In addition, an iconic landmark 'architectural mountain' structure will house the historic gold collection of the Mapungubwe to proudly display one of the greatest treasures of our African civilization.
A group of artists in Pretoria are celebrating the Art of Printmaking through etchings, mono prints and collagraphy. They're doing this by exhibiting and showcasing fine rare prints. Some of the artists are from previously disadvantaged areas and have been afforded this chance for the first time in their lives. CGTN's Yolisa Njamela has more Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
For more stories visit http://www.enca.com/videos Pretoria, November 12 - South African authorities have requested the help of Interpol to apprehend three men who stole artwork worth R17.5 million from the Pretoria Art Museum on Sunday. The men posed as an art teacher and two students. The thieves removed six paintings from the wall but had to leave one behind as it would not fit in the getaway vehicle. The museum will remain closed until November 20.
Artists in many countries will celebrate the fourth World Art Day on 15 April. This day marks the commemoration of the famous Leonardo da Vinci’s birthday and is an initiative of the International Association of Art (IAA) to propagate and promote the visual arts. For this year’s festivities the Association Pretoria decided on Leonardo’s iconic horse sculpture (the Gran Cavallo) as theme, although it was never executed by the master himself and accomplished only five centuries later from the original designs. Several prominent artists were invited to give their impressions of this famous sculpture by Leonardo. The exhibition promises to be an exciting event well suited to celebrate World Art Day.
This was a project of the Community-Based Project (JCP) of the Faculty of Engineering , Built Enviroment and information Technology of the University of Pretoria. We worked at the Pretoria Art Museum and sorted out their storage room. where they have workshops for children. We made it more accessible and easy to use. Group 440 Arje Linström Casper Coetzer
South Africa's longest standing art event, the Sasol New Signatures 2017 art competition recently hosted its 28th edition in Pretoria. The theme this year was "Be discovered" - aiming to challenge artists to come to the fore and showcase their talent to the country's art-loving public. Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ow.ly/Zvqj30aIsgY Follow us on: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cgtnafrica/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cgtnafrica
The Pretoria Arts Association is currently incubating works from seasoned and acclaimed master-artists in porcelain John Shirley, Nici Brockwell and Gaby Snyman, for an exhibition called THREE MAKERS-MANY MARKS. Their artistic creations that's been described as singular objects d'art, are already on display to thrill lovers of beautiful porcelain, bone-china and ceramic until the 10th of May. John Shirley, is one of the curators and artists of the show, and joins us now for more on this. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news