Week’s Recap: Monday 02 March – Friday 06 March

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just in case you’ve been really busy this week, this is the post where you catch up on anything you may have missed from our series of NICE Magazine posts over the past week. Let’s get started. The Best Thing: Heile Gänsje Doyelle Blane Muise told us about a trippy twelve-minute video that follows a […]

Art Fight: Lize Marie Dreyer vs. Brent Swart

Reading Time: 2 minutes Welcome to the final Art Fight post from NICE Magazine: Contrast and Contradiction Yip, you heard right. The final Art Fight post from NICE Magazine: Contrast and Contradiction. Don’t be sad though, we’ll continue filling your Fridays with interesting content to distract you from work. If you end up getting serious Art Fight withdrawal symptoms, […]

Throwback Thursday: Louis Minnaar

Reading Time: 2 minutes This week we revisit Louis Minnaar, a Pretoria-based visual artist and jack of many trades, who has sampled almost every aspect of our local creative industry. We featured some of Louis’ work in the latest issue of NICE Magazine. Apart from illustrating, Louis also animates, designs, photographs and makes videos. His work is full of […]

The Best Thing: Heile Gänsje

Reading Time: 1 minute As part of their interviews in the latest issue of NICE Magazine, we asked our contributors what the best thing they had seen online was. Now, if you’ve been following the blog over the past two weeks, you might remember reading about Chelsea Hantken’s best thing being on some pretty risque nude photography. Doyelle Blane […]

Art Fight: Alice Edy vs. Andy Wyeth

Reading Time: 1 minute Welcome to another installment of Art Fight. Our contributors this week are Alice Edy, a Cape Town based artist and illustrator, and Andy Wyeth, a Pretoria based artist. If you’d like to see more of their work, you can check out Alice’s Behance Page or Andy’s Behance Page. If you’re interested in looking at more […]

Throwback Thursday: Kevin Cooley

Reading Time: 2 minutes Throwback Thursday this week looks at Kevin Cooley, a visual artist from the United States, currently working and living in Los Angeles, who we featured in the latest issue of NICE Magazine. Through photography, video, and public installations, Kevin explores the interplay and conflicts between the natural world and the man-made world. In NICE Magazine: […]

The Best Thing: Sketch_Dailies

Reading Time: 1 minute As part of their interviews in the latest NICE Magazine, we asked our contributors what the best thing they’ve seen on the net was. Kirstin Uken turned us onto this neat little Twitter account called Sketch Dailies (@Sketch_Dailies). According to their website, “Sketch Dailies is an international community of artists who create work based on a […]

Week’s Recap: Monday 16 February – Friday 20 February

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you’ve missed out on any posts from NICE Magazine this week, you can catch up right here – The Week’s Recap. The Best Thing: DeviantARTist ‘HelloDearThomas Chelsea Hantken’s answer when asked what the best thing she’d seen online was that she came across some amazing photography by DeviantARTist ‘HelloDearThomas’. It may be a little bit […]

Art Fight: Candice Bondi vs. Luci Badenhorst

Reading Time: 2 minutes Another week gone by and another Art Fight post, just for you. This week our Art Fight contributors are two of our very own, Candice Bondi and Luci Badenhorst. We’re lucky enough to be able to see them and what they do on a daily basis; unfortunately for you, this may not be the case (unless you […]

Throwback Thursday: Kirstin Uken

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s our second Throwback Thursday post for the day. We don’t mean to overwhelm you, we just really feel that we have to share something awesome with you. The awesome something (someone) that we’re talking about is Kirstin Uken. Last year we interviewed the insanely talented Kirstin Uken as part of our Art Fight feature […]