Earlier this year Rise Art held a global competition to uncover exciting contemporary artists working around the world. The winner of the Global Artist of the Year title, South African artist Lebohang Kganye, moved the judges with her theatrical photography. Lebohang’s work, which incorporates sculpture and performance, explores the artist’s family history - and by extension, the history of South Africa.
For Vinterior Founder and CEO Sandrine Zhang Ferron, it’s all about vintage. Sandrine’s sense of style isn’t just limited to her choice in furniture, and like her taste for interiors, Sandrine’s taste in art is eclectic. Find out what kind of works she collects and discover her top pieces on Rise Art.
The founders of interior design and decoration practice Salvesen Graham are an art loving duo. For Nicole Salvesen and Mary Graham, art is a key player in their interiors projects. Plus they're active enthusiasts and collectors themselves. We find out more about the Salvesen Graham founders and their passion for art.
Ellie Armstrong reviews Cape Town's Zeitz MOCAA, the largest contemporary art museum in Africa.
Q&A with Touria EL Glaoui, Founding Director of 1.54 Contemporary African Art Fair and Rise Art Prize judge for Africa & the Middle East. Plus 5 standout female South African artists who have entered the competition.
Rise Art Prize applicant Leila Fanner paints metaphysical pieces that capture her spiritual view of the African environs that surround her.
Q&A with Rise Art Prize judge, Neo Maditla. Neo is Editor in Chief of DesignIndaba.com, the leading design and creativity platform in South Africa. She is a seasoned writer with experience in print, TV and online.
Art expert and interiors blogger Liz Lidgett tells us exactly why art and interior design are a match made in heaven.
There's never been a better or more easy time to discover and buy art, and to think about starting an enriching art collection - it's not as out of reach as you might think. Follow these top 5 tips for the new collector and you'll be well on your way to kickstarting your collection.
Many of us city dwellers sacrifice a lot to be in the centre of it all - including wall space. Yet, despite our lack of areas for display, you can still build a meaningful and enjoyable art collection that will feel at home in yours. Scale back, think small, and build that diverse collection you’ve always wanted.