Local photographers are finally getting more exposure for their art

SUNDAY TIMES | Sean O’Toole:

South African photography has long been dogged by a contradiction: while many of its practitioners are internationally celebrated, local art collectors have generally shunned the medium. The talk at the Cape Town Art Fair last weekend reiterated this pattern. Little was said about the Goodman Gallery’s remarkable tribute show for the late photographer Thabiso Sekgala. Instead, the focus was on the hoard of nearly a dozen paintings by Robert Hodgins painstakingly assembled by Goodman Gallery curator Neil Dundas… Read more

Image: Works from Zanele Muholi’s exhibition ‘Somnyama Ngonyama’ at the Maitland Institute in Cape Town: Supplied