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Full screen February 28, 2013 David Bosch, a 25-year-old electrician from St Gallen, worked in a vocational training centre in Benin last year from February to July. He carried out maintenance work and taught apprentices, documenting everything with
What did I know about business.' Tretchikoff approached Ms Pon, who lives in Johannesburg, when she was 17 and working i n her uncle's laundry in Cape Town in the early 1950s. He told Ms Pon, who was known locally for her beauty, that he wanted to
Johannesburg Monika Pon, now about 80, resits for the Green Lady portrait that adorned millions of homes in the 1950s. Photograph: Alexis Fotiadis/Marie Claire South Africa It was the face that launched a thousand drab sitting rooms into kitsch
Three shootings in Reiger Park near Boksburg have left a man dead and a teenager wounded, Gauteng police said on Thursday. A 42-year-old man was shot dead around 11:00 on Wednesday when a VW golf with three men inside stopped outside his house, said
People go about their lives, brushing their teeth, ironing their shirts, waiting for the bus. Then some man somewhere says something ordinary and a community erupts in what looks like joy even though they say they are offended. They go in a carnival
The celebrated Tretchikoff painting Chinese Girl is to go on auction in London on 20 March, but before that the pop culture classic will be exhibited in Johannesburg and New York. The artwork, of an oriental woman with a strange hue to her skin, is
A few days before her suspension, National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) prosecutor Glynnis Breytenbach "unsettled some pigeons", her lawyer said on Monday. Andrew Redding told an arbitration hearing in Pretoria that Breytenbach wrote a memorandum
Chinese Girl portrait goes to auction Seventeen-year-old Monika Sing-Lee was the inspiration for the painting Vladimir Tretchikoff's original painting of the Chinese Girl, believed to be the world's most reproduced print, is to go on sale in London.
The world's most reproduced artwork is expected to sell for 500,000 at auction this spring. Vladimir Tretchikoff's painting 'Chinese Girl' is one of the world's most recognisable images, one which can be found adroning walls in homes across the globe.
Arthur Chaskalson was widely recognised as one of the key architects of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution, and also as its most renowned jurist. He burst into prominence as a junior barrister on the Rivonia Treason Trial defence team in 1963,