A fun birthday greeting painted by the teenaged Marlene Dumas nearly 40 years ago for a friend is expected to fetch between US$11 100 and $15 900 when it goes under the hammer as part of a London sale of South African art in two months’ time.
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Far from being a District 9 copy, the new black-and-white sci-fi film from Cape Town-based production company Be Phat Motel has its own dark ambience and unique character that is set to breathe new life into the genre.
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South Africa’s Esther Mahlangu, the first African artist to participate in the BMW Art Car Programme, is again showing off her colourful creation to the world at an exhibition in New York at the Museum of Arts and Design.
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