South African Art & Design

Local design from South Africa

Deco Icon: Zanele Muholi


Somnyama Ngonyama! Hail, the Dark Lioness! This directive, the title of Zanele Muholi’s most recent portrait series, is fitting for the 45-year- old visual…

Oh! Sweet Nothing


Jaco van Schalkwyk’s travelling solo show, DOLCEFARNIENTE, explores an ideal state of mind.  Cape Town-based author-artist Jaco van Schalkwyk’s 2014 Burroughs-redux debut novel, The…

Lorenzo Nassimbeni Stairs


Lorenzo Nassimbeni’s bright, geometric Alice Lane staircase plays off the rectilinear lines of Sandton Central’s office blocks. Both public art and architecture, it scoops…