South Africa Fair highlights continents art

first_imgBut it is art inspired by Africa’s socio-economic woes and political upheavals that attracts buzz among visitors.A life-size elephant made from trash draws a steady stream of admirers who pose for pictures. The pachyderm, with wire mesh to hold the plastic junk in place, is an example of how many African artists use everyday items to make art.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) JOHANNESBURG (AP) – The Johannesburg Art Fair showcases artists, galleries and museum collections from across Africa.The fourth annual fair, from Sept. 7 through 9, displays work designed to provoke debate on Africa’s pressing social issues.As well as more traditional mediums for artists, the Johannesburg art fair includes modern video and electronic installations. Flashing neon lights and sculpted glass heads attract the attention of the crowd. Men’s health affects baby’s health too The vital role family plays in society Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement Bottoms up! Enjoy a cold one for International Beer Day 5 treatments for adult scoliosiscenter_img Construction begins on Chandler hospital expansion project Mary Coyle ice cream to reopen in central Phoenix Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories Top Stories last_img

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