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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
Oil on Canvas
170 x 170 cm
Edition 1 of 3
Smac Gallery

2. Hank Willis Thomas

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

3. Mr Brainwash

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

4. William Kentridge 

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

5. Nelson Makamo

Easy mood
Colour lithograph
Everard Read

6. Bogosi Sekhukhuni

SeFate Sa Bophelo
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,
Carved basswood, kiaat, dyed felt, plastic bags, pigment, oil and beeswax,
37 x 103 x 132cm
SMITH Gallery

8. Lucinda Mudge

Holy Shit
Circa Gallery

9. Diane Victor

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

10. Ayanda Mabulu 

Paint on canvas
2m x 2m
Kalashnikovv Gallery

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