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Arts Journalist of the Year Named

JOHANNESBURG — The National Arts Festival and Business and Arts South Africa announced the winners of the 2015 Arts Journalism Awards in Johannesburg today, naming freelance writer Lwandile Fikeni overall Arts Journalist of the Year. The winners list includes ten gold and 23 silver awards made to individual journalists, and a gold and three silver …

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David Goldblatt: The Pursuit of Values at the Standard Bank Gallery

 David Goldblatt is one of South Africa’s most widely admired photographers and, indeed (although he dislikes being described this way), one of the country’s most influential artists. He combines documentary photojournalism, sociopolitical commentary, narrative and historiography in creating iconic portraits, vivid landscapes and gritty cityscapes. For almost seven decades, Goldblatt has been paying fastidious attention …

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Business and Arts South Africa Welcomes New Board Members

Following the success of the recent 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, Business and Arts South Africa welcome three new members to its Board voted in at its recent annual general meeting. Mrs. Dorothea Moors, Mr. Hilton Lawler and Ms. Khanyi Mamba were elected to the board for a three-year term (2015-2018) …

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Special Award winners celebrated at 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

September 21st, 2015 saw the announcement of four Special Awards at the 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, each one celebrating the remarkable contribution of individuals, businesses, and organisations to the sustainability of South Africa’s arts. The Special Awards were celebrated on an evening that also honoured business and arts partnerships in …

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Winners honoured at 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard

The foyer of the Constitutional Court of South Africa proved a fitting context for the eleven diverse business and arts partnerships honoured at the 18th Annual Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, on September 21st, 2015. Surrounded by artworks from the Constitutional Court Art Collection (CCAC), the winners in the eleven judged categories were …

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BASA’s #artMOVESme heads for FNB Joburg Art Fair

Business and Arts South Africa’s #artMOVESme graffiti hoarding is on the move again – this time headed for the FNB Joburg Art Fair. The now familiar hoarding, featuring striking images by artist Sindiso Nyoni, will be installed at the Sandton Convention Centre, from September 11th to September 13th.  Those attending the FNB Joburg Art Fair …

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