Tag Archives: Contemporary Art

THE DAC – VISUAL ARTS INDABA IS A NOT SO FUNNY JOKE – LETS TALK ABOUT IT.

Dear Aunty Panga, The Art Times’ campaign to boycott the Visual Arts Indaba is ironic at best, probably offensive, and quite possibly racist. That the Indaba is a joke is a fact, but surely no one in South Africa is … Continue reading

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CAN A COMMERCIAL GALLERY CLAIM TO BE A NEUTRAL SPACE – AND DO SO WITH A POKER FACE?

PM has been considering the above question since Goodman Gallery owner, Liza Essers filed notice to oppose the application made by the ANC to take down, the now infamous, The Spear by Brett Murray. Saying in her answering affidavit: “The … Continue reading

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PAINTINGS OF BOYS THAT LOOK LIKE GIRLS, THE BAILEY BEQUEST AND IZIKO

So on the weekend Panga Management visited the ravesite of Sir Abe Bailey Bart (1864- 1940). PM certainly did not set out on the mini road trip with that destination in mind. PM was interested in Kalky’s fish and chips, … Continue reading

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