As many of the die-hard fans know, the role of Janet has always been played by Caucasian actresses … until now.
In a first for South Africa, 25 fan-favourite Marvel characters, will take the audience on an incredible sensory overload of nonstop superhero action.
Picasso famously once said: ‘All children are artists. The problem is how to stay an artist when the child grows up.’
The painting sold by the Tajan auction house had been estimated to go for up to six million.
The first copy of ‘Marvel Comics’ was sold in very good condition and well above the price of 10 cents it fetched back in 1939.
The classic holiday favourite comes to life, featuring animation and original music that made the show a sell-out.

Original ‘Tintin’ page fetches R6.4m at Paris sale

More than 200 million Tintin books have now been sold worldwide, translated into more than 70 languages.

Robert Hodgins’ sketches surface from beyond the veil

The exhibition provides a rare glimpse into the usually private and forbidden domain of the artist’s studio.

Photography exhibition provides riveting look into SA

In the fluorescent lights of a shopping centre, this sort of exhibition brings humanity back to a space driven by capitalist ideology.

Cape Town photographer’s exhibition on whiteness smeared with faeces

‘I don’t feel that is necessarily vandalism. I see it as an expression of engagement,’ Sydelle Willow Smith said.

5 artists shaking up SA’s creative industry

The young artists receive a cash incentive as well as a commission to premiere a new work or exhibit at the 46th National Arts Festival.

‘Benny Bushwhacker: Human Nature’ heads to Pretoria for one night only

The comedian will be touring theatres and festivals with a hilarious yet sobering look at the collision between man and environment.

Picasso’s rarely-seen still life to fetch up to over R100m at Sotheby’s

In place of the artist is a bearded neo-classical bust, while the model is substituted by a bas-relief sculpture of Picasso’s new mistress and principal muse, Marie-Thérèse Walter.

Durban artists paint Kolisi, Springbok mural in under 6 hours

Dane Stops, who painted Bok Captain Siya Kolisi, said he was egged on to get on board by Iain Ewok Robinson, and they were joined by Giffy Duminy.

Nigerian contemporary art booms and prices soar

Africa is one of the fastest-growing markets in the art world today, and Nigeria is now equal on the top with South Africa.

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How to fall in love with art: just look

How to fall in love with art: just look

Don’t worry too much about whether it’s good or great or terrible.

Theatre shows to catch this holiday season

‘The Lion and the Lamb’ musical will be the Market Theatre’s Christmas special.

Art sale explores influence of Paris on South African artists

Back stories create room to really talk about the state of art in SA and how it steadily does well.

‘Peter Pan on Ice’ heads to Montecasino this December

Acrobatics, LED illumination effects, aerial gymnastics and spectacular fire on ice add drama and mystery to the theatrical experience.

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Curro ‘demonic’ artwork: Horned figures are ingrained in SA’s art history

Curro ‘demonic’ artwork: Horned figures are ingrained in SA’s art history

On the surface of the matric pupil’s work there is a celebration of figures that moved SA art forward and cultivated it.


 


 


 

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