Zwelethu Mthethwa

Friday, August 5th, 2011

‘The garden boy’s picture on the wall’

Earlier this year, while I was in Cape Town, I interviewed Emma Bedford, a specialist in painting, watercolours, drawings, prints and sculpture at Strauss and Co., fine art auctioneers based in Cape Town. I asked her about what sort of artwork investors were interested in buying, and what these purchases indicated about South Africa’s vision

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Tartan Army

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

‘Contemporary South African Photography’

A short video profile of the Johannesburg photographer, Sabelo Mlangeni, one of 17 South African photographers in “Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography“, showing from 12 April through 17 July this year at the...

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Zwelethu Mthethwa @ The Studio Museum

Via Todd Johnson: Opening on Thursday, July 15, at the Studio Museum in Harlem, some new work by South African photographer, Zwelethu Mthethwa. (For the opening night, Mthethwa will be present for a conversation with curator Naomi...

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Dazed & Confused on ‘new South African culture’

The June issue of culture magazine, Dazed & Confused, will have a 32-page section on “new South African youth culture.” Word is they cover Smarteez, house music, artists, filmmakers, etcetera. I want to see what’s in it,...