Fine art is like a fine wine: it should be savoured in small sips and lingered over.
The art of South Africa is as diverse and colourful as its many peoples and tribes. Through music, paintings, literature, dance, tribal clothes and artifacts we express our history, we tell stories of our past for our children and we create things of beauty to celebrate our roots.
SouthAfrica.co.za celebrates our nation’s creative talents through visual illustrations and text written by historians and specialists in their field. With the proper knowledge, we are better able to understand and respect our art, and appreciate each other’s artistic heritage.
It was only in the second half of the nineteenth century that public collections of African art began to be amassed in response to the emergence of Anthropology as a discipline....more
Music was the sound of resistance during the apartheid years that produced anti-apartheid songs, further elucidating the plight of South Africans....more