Kudzanai Chiurai


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Goodman Gallery at SP-Arte in Sao Paulo

For this year’s SP-Arte due to take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from 9 to 12 April the Goodman Gallery has the singular distinction of being the sole representative of the African continent among the galleries from 17 countries. The Goodman Gallery will present historically significant works of a contemporary nature by senior artists, as well as distinctive works by new visionaries. International artists represented by Goodman Gallery will present work within the South African context or works that reference the broader African experience. The booth brings together Carla Busuttil, Kudzanai Chiurai, Kendell Geers, Alfredo Jaar, William Kentridge, Liza Lou, Mishek Masamvu, Mikhael Subotzky, Hank Willis Thomas, and Jeremy Wafer.

Goodman at Cape Town Art Fair 2015

For the Cape Town Art Fair 2015 the Goodman Gallery presents works by dynamic and young artists that deal with concepts and themes specific to their time and place. Themes like dislocation after apartheid, violence, insider and outsider statuses and multiple identities. In this time of global conflicts we find artists negotiating the contemporary moment which includes navigating post national identities, the complexities of Diaspora and, in our context, Afropessimism. Artists shown on the Goodman Gallery booth include Carla Busuttil, Kudzanai Chiurai, Nolan Oswald Dennis, Jabulani Dhlamini, Hasan and Husain Essop, Gabrielle Goliath, Gerald Machona, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Mikhael Subotzky, and JessicaWebster.

Kudzanai Chiurai in Cape Town

Kudzanai Chiurai’s Defining the State of a Nation runs at Zeitz MOCAA Pavilion at the V&A Waterfront until 1 February 2015. MOCAA has the largest collection of Kudzanai Chuirai in the world comprising 63 artworks. This major presentation of work by Chuirai—including the re-creation of his entire dOCUMENTA (13) installation from Kassel, Germany, bought by Zeitz MOCAA as an act of preservation—takes place in three parts. Part One ran from 9 to 30 November 2014, Part Two runs from 6 December 2014 to 4 January 2015 and Part Three will run from 10 January to 1 February 2015.

Kudzanai Chiurai Nominated for Discovery Award

Kudzanai Chiurai has been nominated for the 2014 Discovery Award at Rencontres d’Arles by Azu Nwagbogu, founder and director of the African Artist’s Foundation in Lagos, Nigeria. Chiurai’s work will be exhibited along with works by the nine other nominees at the Parc des Ateliers in Arles from 7 – 21 September 2014.

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Press for Kudzanai Chiurai

SP-Arte / Folha de S.Paulo / Brazil / 3 April 2015

Equal in inequality, Brazil and South Africa lock dialogue in SP-Arte By Silas Marti (769.7 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / South Africa / 12 April 2015

Life and Death and Art By Garreth van Niekerk (4.1 MB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / Frieze Magazine / New York / 1 May 2014

Africa’s first mega-museum to open in Cape Town By Sean O’Toole (65.2 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / Snapped / South Africa / December 2014

Kudzanai Chiurai Harvest of Thorns By Snapped (415.2 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / Johannesburg / 27 July 2014

Fine china for charity by Percy Mabandu (234.8 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / PhotoNews / Germany / June - July 2014

Kudzanai Chiurai Revelations (445.5 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / Art Southafrica / South Africa / 2 December 2013

Harvest of Thorns by Tim Leibbrandt (227.9 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / Artthrob / South Africa / 16 July - 15 August 2013

Dying To Be Men by Katharine Jacobs (303.1 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / Johannesburg / 9 December 2012

Jesus is a Black Woman by Charl Blignaut (233.2 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / GQ Magazine / South Africa / December 2013

GQ & A With Kudzanai Chiurai by Siphiwe Mpye (313 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / Mail & Guardian / Johannesburg / 14 June 2013

Kudzanai Chiurai considers the nature of violence by Laurice Taitz (217.5 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / City Press / Johannesburg / South Africa / 11 October 2011

One Man Army by Charl Blignaut (211.8 KB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / Art Magazine / June 2010

Schwartz, Weiß, und alle Farben by Camilla Péus (1.7 MB)

Kudzanai Chiurai / One Small Seed / June 2010

Kudzanai Chiurai on The Black President by Jana du Plessis (1.7 MB)
  • Solo exhibitions

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Harvest of Thorns

    Kudzanai Chiurai / State of the Nation

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Communists and Hot Chicken Wings: The Birth of a New Nation

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Dying to be men

    Kudzanai Chiurai / Dying to be men

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    The Poetry In Between: South-South / 2015





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    Open End: An Exhibition of Paintings

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    In Other Words

    Winter Show / Joburg

    'US' / Curated by Simon Njami & Bettina Malcomess

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