Features

  • 11 October 2016
    "Visual artists have always been the voice we can see." Find out more about Corné Theron's painting practice, studio and interests.
  • 7 July 2016
    StateoftheART goes behind the scenes to visit the beautiful farmland studio of Isabel Naudé and to ask her about her life, art, and Bloodline series of artworks.
  • 19 April 2016
    We visit Kendall's studio to chat about what inspires her work, specifically looking at her series 'Call of the Wild', which forms part of our June group exhibition 'Beneath the Skin'.
  • 16 February 2016
    We've taken a look through the lens of Bettie Coetzee-Lambrecht's studio in Cape Town to see what inspires her photographic art.
  • 14 January 2016
    Travel through the city of Cape Town with us as we visit the studio of Karen Wykerd for a closer look at the process and inspiration behind her precisely detailed city-scape paintings.
  • 11 December 2015
    Jodi Hugo is renown for her tender yet emotional nude studies rendered in acrylic and charcoal. We met up with the artist to chat about her life and the inspiration behind her paintings.
  • 7 November 2015
    StateoftheART director Jennifer Reynolds went behind the scenes to uncover the process behind Zaan's incredibly detailed waterscape paintings and bronze sculptural pieces.
  • 13 August 2015
    We caught up with Johannesburg artist Laurel Holmes to chat about her work and her focus on painting still lifes of everyday objects as well as moody landscapes of the places she has visited.
  • 3 February 2015
    Sam Rietmann visited the Somerset West studio of visual artist Janet Botes to find out how she depicts the natural landscape in different formats and the inspiration behind her Land Art.
  • 26 November 2014
    What do Mary Poppins and the Terminator have in common? Not much if we are honest. Yet I encountered both of these figures in the studio of Kitty Dorje as we sat down to chat about the importance of silence, her new series of work and what the future holds.
  • 15 October 2014
    StateoftheART intern Sam Rietmann recently interviewed Claude Chandler to give you a behind-the-scenes insight into his work and artistic inspiration.
  • 29 August 2014
    StateoftheART popped into the Underculture Contemporary gallery in Port Elizabeth to chat to Cedric Vanderlinden.
  • 24 July 2014
    Artist Chris Denovan has recently moved in to a new studio in Observatory. We met up with him to preview his works-in-progress, learn about what inspires him, and see his work insitu.
  • 21 June 2014
    Join us as we chat to StateoftheART artists to find out interesting snippets about their latest work and inspiration.
  • 8 June 2014
    Join us for a tête-à-tête with Mary-Louise Bicket in her Cape Town studio.
  • 24 April 2014
    Join us for a glimpse into the studios of StateoftheART artists; meet them in their workspace, learn what inspires them and see their work hanging on their studio walls.