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Life & Land

The land question in South Africa remains intrinsically linked to the pursuit for a dignified life, a right to decent living conditions and a sense of selfhood. One would think that after twenty-six years of democracy, such a pursuit would be at the core of...

Ambiguous Review

If you have time to see just one art exhibition in Johannesburg the Ambiguous Group exhibition should be it. The works are a statement of generally breaking free from the obligation of being strong, that translates to the overall social navigation of the gallery...

A Case for Claiming Art

Danto (1973) asserts that an object cannot be claimed as art unless there is a place prepared for it within the art institution. As a consequence of the prior history of art production, both in the general institutional space and by the artist; Maurizio Cattelan can...

The Short End of The Stick

 The art market as a constitute part of the art world, helps us contextualize art; provide a valuable critique in terms of understanding institutional, economic and political forces at play, and how to respond to them. Gradually new questions and dilemmas regarding...
Ambiguous Review

Ambiguous Review

If you have time to see just one art exhibition in Johannesburg the Ambiguous Group exhibition should be it. The works...

A Case for Claiming Art

A Case for Claiming Art

Danto (1973) asserts that an object cannot be claimed as art unless there is a place prepared for it within the art...

The Short End of The Stick

The Short End of The Stick

 The art market as a constitute part of the art world, helps us contextualize art; provide a valuable critique in...

Gallery in a Cloud

Gallery in a Cloud

Social media in the institutional framework is often seen as lowbrow, an antithesis to traditional museums and...

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Calculated Victory

Calculated Victory

There is great joy that is found in recognition of one's efforts that is unique in its very nature. As mmARTHouse we...

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