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A unique artist pop-up shop will appear in Johannesburg in March, offering collectors the opportunity to buy artworks from two of the city’s acclaimed fine artists.

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Tuesday, 25 February 2014 22:01

Richard Smith - Fine Artist & Cartoonist

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1947, Richard Smith has had a varied career as a cartoonist, social commentator, illustrator and fine artist. In the late 1960s, he studied Graphic Design at the Johannesburg School of Art, and in 1968 began his career as a cartoonist for the Sunday Times, subsequently contributing to publications such as Punch, the Financial Mail, the Harvard Business Review, Leadership Magazine, the London Underground Press and the Rand Daily Mail.

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Anele Mhlahlo, a 21 year old young man, has grown up in Imizamo Yethu, an informal settlement in Hout Bay. He is a music student currently working towards his Teacher’s Licentiate Diploma through Trinity College of Music, London.

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South African businesses continue to show their support of the local arts scene, with the staging of an exhibition of legendary South African artist Gerard Sekoto’s work, life and times. SONG FOR SEKOTO – Gerard Sekoto 1913-2013 will be presented at the Wits Art Museum (WAM) in Johannesburg from 26 April to 2 June 2013, in celebration of the centenary of the artist’s birth.

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