In a quest to find a South African artist of Chinese origin, I spoke to art industry experts, including gallery owners, art journalists, artists and academics to find out why there is a scarcity of Chinese South African visual artists. I came across some interesting Chinese art pieces. Continue reading INFOGRAPHIC: Chinese-inspired art in Joburg
None of the galleries had work by South Africans of Chinese descent Continue reading Searching for a Chinese SAn visual artist
The day started off well, there was a plan in place. We were to go to Hyde Park and meet with Emma Chen, a Taiwanese restaurant owner and art collector who moved to South Africa in the 1980s. Emma spoke to our class a few weeks ago about her experiences in South Africa since the 1980s. She explained the manner in which she dealt with … Continue reading What is ART and who decides?