News

  • 14 May 2016
    StateoftheART artist Gary Frier has been working on two interesting and relevant projects that in some way crosses borders and oceans.
  • 8 May 2016
    Following on the success of previous events hosted by the South African Site_Specific Land Art Collective this collective will be presenting the Global Nomadic Art Project South Africa 2016 (GNAP) with the subtitle Stories of Rain in September and October this year.
  • 25 April 2016
    For our artists there are many opportunities at the moment - locally and abroad! Including art competitions, getting yourself heard and applying for a residency in the Amazon!
  • 13 April 2016
    With our first solo exhibition for 2016 showing currently, and still slightly buzzed from the excitement of its opening during First Thursdays in Cape Town, we're reviewing some of our exhibition highlights from 2015 while awaiting and planning our next exhibitions for this year.
  • 26 January 2016
    We are delighted to share our exhibition line-up for 2016 with you! Featuring a wide variety themes in the work of our artists the exhibitions promise to be enriching, interesting and thought-provoking.
  • 26 January 2016
    Our artists work hard throughout any given year and 2015 was no exception. We asked a selection of our artists to share their achievements and highlights with us for the past year, as well as their plans for the 2016.
  • 1 January 2016
    It's been an exciting year for StateoftheART, both online and in our intimate gallery space in the Cape Town city centre. With bustling First Thursday evenings, solo exhibitions, private sales as well as corporate commissions we've been busy! Read more about the achievements of our artists, view some of the photos of from our exhibitions and find out which artists to keep an eye on in 2016.
  • 16 July 2014
    GIPCA is presenting the second Live Art Festival in Cape Town from 27 August to 6 September 2014. Selected in 2012 by the Sunday Independent as one of its five top art events in the country, the Festival grows this year to feature thirty-five works of innovation by artists that demonstrate an edge in performance art practice. Many works are either International or South African premieres.
  • 5 July 2014
    "The present and the past meet by some divine intervention called art . A reflection of us. I work on found surfaces from 1860s Government Gazette pages to scrap pieces of wood. The surface dictates the subject: the people, their body language, unique style and characters all develop into a perfect match." - Lisette Forsyth
  • 19 December 2013
    Make a date with StateoftheART on the first Thursday of every month. Cape Town's monthly art walk gives city dwellers a chance to explore galleries and museums by night!
  • 15 March 2013
    StateoftheART is excited to announce the opening of a permanent exhibition gallery in collaboration with G2 Art in the Cape Town CBD. The exhibition gallery offers contemporary art lovers the opportunity to view a dynamic collection of curated multi-media works by fine arts graduates and emerging artists showcased online, and opened with new works by Floris van Zyl, Liffey Speller, Janet Botes and other selected artists.
  • 4 February 2013
    WITS ART MUSEUM is proud to present an exhibition of prints by well known South African artist Robert Hodgins curated by Julia Charlton, senior Curator of Wits Art Museum. DATES 27 February to 7 April 2013
  • 28 January 2013
    Poorvi Bhana's new work will be exhibited from February 17 through March 03 in the National Museum of Cultural History located in Pretoria. As in the past, the backbone of her work is invocation, however she re-interprets this theme through new media as she explores the ceramics process in greater depth. The exhibition will be officially opened by Runette Kruger, faculty member of Tshwane University's department of fine and applied art, with a key note address by Michael Nixon from the University of Cape Town.
  • 22 January 2013
    WITS ART MUSEUM is offering an introductory course for voluntary museum guides (docents) DATES 12 March to 27 April 2013
  • 22 January 2013
    A SERIES OF 6 PUBLIC LECTURES. DATES Tues 12, 19, March and 2, 9, 16 and 23 April, 2013
  • 28 April 2010
    StateoftheArt.co.za is proud to announce that Nelspruit Municipality have purchased 5 works to hang in their new buildings.