Arts and minds: Not that sinking feeling again

Times LIVE | Michael Smith:

For a country to crawl out of, and perennially be dragged back into, a past riven with traumatic divisions, and then to attempt to stage art exhibitions under a unifying national banner seems to be setting itself up for failure. Unfortunately, failure and discontent have seldom been far from South Africa’s participation at the Venice Biennale, the largest non-commercial international art event in the world… Read more

Image: FACE TIME: Artwork by Candice Breitz for the Venice Biennale: JENS ZIEHE