What's New

- Improved user interface
- Much faster magazine downloads

App Description

Art South Africa magazine is the leading publication on matters concerning the visual arts on the African continent. Lavish and comprehensive, we publish opinions that matter and address critical issues about the arts, architecture, music, design and performance in Sub-Saharan Africa (including artists from the African diaspora); including reviews of pertinent exhibitions. Founded and first published in September 2002 by Brendon and Suzette Bell-Roberts, the magazine is available quarterly (September, December, March and June).

Edited by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen (Senior Lecturer and Head of Creative Writing at the University of the Witwatersrand); our accomplished and highly esteemed editorial board comprises: David Andrew- Wits School of Arts at University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, SA. Chats Devroop- the Programme Coordinator Department of Performing Arts (Music) at Tshwane University of Technology, SA. Jean-Pierre de la Porte- Research Director at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Architecture and Infrastructure in Gauteng, SA. Keith Dietrich- Chair of the Department of Visual Arts and Director of the Centre for Comic, Illustrative and Book Arts at Stellenbosch University, SA. Leora Farber- director of University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Art Design and Architecture Research Centre (Visual Identities in Art and Design), SA. Judy Hecker- Assistant Curator in the Department of Prints and Illustrated Books, at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA. Koyo Kouoh- the founder and artistic director of Raw Material Company, a centre for art, knowledge and society in Dakar. Christine Kreamer- curator at the National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, USA. Andrew Lamprecht- full-time staff member and currently convenes the Discourse of Art major and Theory and Practice of Art III and IV at Michaelis, UCT, SA. Virginia MacKenny- Senior Lecturer in Painting at Michaelis, UCT, SA. Dominique Malaquais’s- Associate Editor of Chimurenga Magazine and sits on the board of the French Journal Politique Africaine.
Nomusa Makhubu -a lecturer in Fine Art at Rhodes University, SA, an art historian, artist, research team member of the Visual and Performing Arts of Africa (ViPAA) and former council member of the South African Visual Art Historians (SAVAH). Zen Marie- lectures at the WITS School of Art, Johannesburg, SA.

Magazine Subscriptions are available for purchase inside this app.

Three months subscription - $10.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)
Six months subscription - $19.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)
One year subscription - $39.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)

Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period.

Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period unless you change your subscription preferences in your account settings.

You can manage your subscriptions through your account settings after purchase on your device.

No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 22, 2013 Initial release
  • April 12, 2014 New version 3.0.7
  • June 27, 2014 New version 3.1
  • July 13, 2014 New version 3.1.4
  • September 20, 2014 New version 3.1.5
  • April 27, 2015 New version 4.1