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South African Artist Neo Matloga: 'I Am Hoping the Audience Will See Their Emotions, Their Experiences, Their Spirits Living on My Canvases'

South African Artist Neo Matloga: ‘I Am Hoping the Audience Will See Their Emotions, Their Experiences, Their Spirits Living on My Canvases’

    THE SCENES AND SITUATIONS in Neo Matloga‘s collage paintings are familiar. He captures small groups gathered in living rooms and around dining tables, couples engaged in intimate conversations, and individuals in the midst of introspective moments. Combining images cut from books and magazines with ink and charcoal line drawings, Matloga creates compelling characters...
At the Art Institute of Chicago, Kemang Wa Lehulere Mines South Africa's History, Imagines Its Future

At the Art Institute of Chicago, Kemang Wa Lehulere Mines South Africa’s History, Imagines Its Future

Kemang Wa Lehulere’s first American museum exhibition, “In My Wildest Dreams” at the Art Institute of Chicago, is on view through Jan. 16, 2017. | Video by Art Institute of Chicago   LIKE COUNTLESS OTHER NATIONS, South Africa has an uneven history. Unlike its African neighbors, its recent past has garnered sustained international attention—from apartheid-era...