Michaelis is staffed by some of South Africa’s leading fine artists, curators and art academics. Internationally, the school is recognised as one of South Africa’s foremost institutions for the study of fine art and new media at an advanced level.
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Lauren Theunissen has recently completed the Orms Cape Town School of Photography Artist in Residence programme, in which she was given the opportunity and resources to further develop her body of work, Walking the City.
- Matete Motubatse has won the Gerard Sekoto Award at Barclays L'Atelier. Matete Motubatse (25) was born in South Africa. He is presently a fourth year student at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town in South Africa. Three other Michaelis School of Fine Art students were placed as top ten finalists in the art competition. They were Thandiwe Msebenzi, Sethembile Msezane and Asemahle Ntlonti. ...
- Join us at Salon Ninety One this Saturday for a Walkabout with Pierre Le Riche. The Artist will discuss his latest body of work entitled ‘Colour Complex’. ...
- The Photographic section of the Michaelis School of Fine Art is pleased to announce that Lauren Theunissen is the 2016/17 TIERNEY fellow. This was recently announced by the Tierney Foundation in New York. ...
Visual and Art History is a six-course major available to students in the Humanities Faculty studying towards a BA degree. The courses provide an opportunity to study both the history of the fine arts and the history of other key visual traditions and cultures, including architecture, interior and industrial design and dress.
The Honours programme in curatorship is offered in close collaboration with Iziko South African Museums. The programme offers courses in the theory and practice of curatorship, developing in students a sophisticated awareness of the practicalities, politics and poetics of working with collections of many kinds.