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Meet Painter Anthony Morton

Anthony Morton’s paintings are the result of experimental, unpredictable and sometimes hard won negotiations with his work. Striving for a genuine, unpretentious practice devoid of preconceived outcomes, Morton surrenders to the painting process, allowing it to determine the destination of his work. His diverse range of layering and re-working of the canvas results in highly […]Read More

Lesego Seoketsa: Orms Circle Selected Artist

After a rigorous selection process, Lesego Seoketsa, has been announced as this year’s selected Orms Circle Mentorship Programme’s artist. Launched in 2019, the Orms Circle Mentorship Programme aims to give women-identifying artists stronger industry visibility, the support of expert mentorship and the added benefit of extending their professional network. Seoketsa is a 25 year old […]Read More

Meet Painter Andrew Kayser

Andrew Kayser is a contemporary artist living and working in inner-city Johannesburg, South Africa. He graduated from the Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten (Royal Academy of Art), Den Haag, Netherlands in 2001 and went on to participate in several exhibitions in and around the Netherlands before returning to South Africa in 2005. After a lengthy […]Read More

Meet Visual Artist Nathan Vuuren

Nathan Vuuren is a visual artist whose mediums of focus at present are painting, drawing and printmaking. He currently lives and works in Johannesburg. Vuuren searches the internet and media for his source material. His painting process involves interpreting these images using carefully built up colour in a combination of glazes and layered paint. Through […]Read More

Meet Artistic Duo Carla Fonseca & Nthato Mokgata

Fonseca & Mokgata is the collaborative artistic practice of Carla Fonseca and Nthato Mokgata, based on experimentation with various mediums to describe societal trauma and the elusive fantasy of freedom. F&M Studio has developed an interest in describing both violence as a language as well as the “violence of language” in the context of post-colonial/apartheid Africa. […]Read More

Heartland Recounted Presented Virtually by Artyli.com

Heartland Recounted is an exclusive online group exhibition by Artyli.com from 1 – 31 July 2020. Artyli.com is an online gallery that was recently launched specialising in African Contemporary Art. It aims to facilitate the opportunity for African Contemporary Artists, making their work  discoverable and affordable, by showcasing exceptional artwork for sale on their digital platform and […]Read More

Meet Artist Colbert Mashile

His work references various elements of more traditional art production techniques including printmaking, drawing and painting. Colbert Mashile was born in Bushbuckridge in Mpumalanga, South Africa. He was born into a family of teachers and was expected to join the family trend on completion of high school. While studying in Tshwane he became curious about […]Read More

Meet Artist Meshack “Shakes” Tembani

With a distinctive, stylized and almost naïve technique, he invites viewers to contemplate the beautiful in the seemingly ordinary by using bold and flat colours. Meshack “Shakes” Tembani grew up in the New Crossroads township (Cape Town) where he still lives and works.   From a young age, Shakes loved art and started exploring different avenues of expression in a variety […]Read More

Meet Painter Kufa Makwavarara

An avid gamer, Makwavarara’s paintings are satirical, providing commentary on the socio-political condition of Zimbabwe using caricatures, paraphernalia, ‘traditional’ symbols, and iconography. Kufa Makwavarara’s talent was first recognized by his teachers at Glen Norah primary school where he was often caught drawing on the school blackboards.   Instead of punishing him however, they encouraged him to carry on drawing and […]Read More

ARTIST OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2020

ITSLIQUID Group officially presents ARTIST OF THE MONTH , a competition open to anyone and established to increase and develop the art market and the dialogue between collectors, art critics, journalist and art lovers. Making contemporary art accessible to all. The winners will be featured on ITSLIQUID Platform, promoted extensively wordwide and considered for any upcoming curatorial projects […]Read More