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FNB Top 10

Our top ten artworks from this year's FNB Joburg Art Fair

By Lisa Wallace and Eva-Maria Shuman | September 13, 2016 | Category Art

The annual FNB Joburg Art Fair, a definitive highlight on the arts calendar, has come and gone, and without doubt this year’s fair was the most exceptional and inspiring yet. With more works on display than ever before, and featuring 90 exhibitions from local and international galleries, the prolific impulse of the creative showcase was contagious. Together our Digital and Arts Editors share their stand-out pieces from this year’s fair.

1. Ed Young

Thanks For Coming
2016
Oil on Canvas
170 x 170 cm
Edition 1 of 3
Smac Gallery

2. Hank Willis Thomas

Pitch Blackness Off Whiteness
2016
Polished aluminium
147 x 84 x 15cm
Edition of 3

3. Mr Brainwash

Just Kidding
2016
Silkscreen, stencil, paint and spray paint on paper
127 x 96.5cm
Edition 1/1

4. William Kentridge 

Untitled (Chairman Mao and Sparrows)
2016
Indian Ink on found pages
A set of four drawings, 36.5 x 48cm each
Goodman Gallery

5. Nelson Makamo

Easy mood
2012
Colour lithograph
Everard Read

6. Bogosi Sekhukhuni

SeFate Sa Bophelo
2016
Digital print, volcanic rock
199.5 x 99cm
© Bogosi Sekhukhuni courtesy of Stevenson Cape Town and Johannesburg.

7. Grace Cross

Cave Canem (beware the marketplace) w/bunny chows and excavation tools,
2016
Carved basswood, kiaat, dyed felt, plastic bags, pigment, oil and beeswax,
37 x 103 x 132cm
SMITH Gallery

8. Lucinda Mudge

Holy Shit
2016
Ceramic
Circa Gallery

9. Diane Victor

One Horn
2016
Photogravure on Zerkall Litho 270gsm
Edition of 30
Paper dimension: 69.3 x 49.9 cm

10. Ayanda Mabulu 

Xoliswa
2016
Paint on canvas
2m x 2m
Kalashnikovv Gallery

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