New reflections on (slightly) old art

Business Day: Melvyn Minnaar

As new and big money tightened its grip on the art world over the past two decades — squeezing expertise from traditional institutions such as museums and consigning products to the currency of status — the nature of art history shifted.

Two exhibitions celebrating local art gallery Stevenson’s 15 years in the business put an awkward spotlight on that shift. Under the typical post-modernist title “Both, and,” it is a wide-ranging one-group show in two locations, Cape Town and Johannesburg. …Read More

Pictured: An installation at Stevenson’s gallery in Woodstock, Cape Town | Stevenson

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