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Jane Alexander


Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Strange Cargo: Jane Alexander at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Almost nine years ago, in July 2004, I made my way to the South African National Gallery in Cape Town, to see a show celebrating “A Decade of Democracy”. On the front of the museum’s dazzling white walls, the laughing, joyous photographic image of Tracey Rose’s “The Kiss” – an homage to and a parody

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Die Antwoord butchering old beats

What Die Antwoord always wanted was to play with the spectacular to get people's attention. As one does as an artist, I assume. In their new video, they get official help from Roger Ballen. Die Antwoord play...

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

The Security Guard

To call Jane Alexander’s “Yield”, a montage of her sculptures from 1997-2000, is to reduce the power of her work. The sculptures, arranged in one of the inner rooms of Michael Stevenson Gallery in Cape Town (South...