As Johannesburg prepares for the first match of the World Cup, Ray Suarez talks to Fred de Sam Lazaro about how hosting the world's biggest sporting event is playing out in South Africa.
Ahead of Friday's World Cup kick-off in South Africa, Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Johannesburg about what hosting the matches for the first time mean for national unity in the post-apartheid country.
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Jason Kane
The distinctive traits of South Africa's World Cup stadiums -- such as zebra-striped seats and a calabash pot shape -- are meant to represent their country's complex culture. But some have criticized the money spent amid more pressing needs at…
As Cape Town, South Africa, prepares to host eight World Cup soccer matches, Jonathon Miller of Independent Television News reports on the drugs, poverty and gangs that lie in the shadows of the city's soccer stadium.
By Larisa Epatko
The 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer tournament officially kicks off Friday when Mexico plays host country South Africa. We've compiled some of our favorite World Cup-related blogs, Web sites and resources.
By Tom LeGro
Capturing the frenzy, anticipation and pride behind the first World Cup in Africa required the work of contemporary artists, inspiration from six continents and 17 posters.
FIFA sanctioned the German art marketing agency Brands United to pull together a series of official posters for soccer’s biggest event. Images courtesy of David Krut Publishing.
2010 Fine Art, a Cape Town, South Africa-based company has commissioned more than 100 artists from around the globe to paint, whittle and sculpt works inspired by the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
2010 Fine Art, a Cape Town-based company, commissioned more than 100 artists from around the globe to create works inspired by the 2010 FIFA World Cup. General Manager Rob Spaull describes the project. All images courtesy of 2010 Fine Art.
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