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…
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.
Distance and money will prevent millions of South Africans from getting to see the FIFA World Cup while it takes place in their own country next month. That's why South African filmmaker Don Edkins created Soccer Cinema, a traveling theater…
By Tom LeGro
As if soccer fans need help getting excited about the FIFA World Cup in South Africa, the nation's tourism office has created the Diski -- a dance to commemorate the tournament, the first ever on the continent.
A roundup of arts headlines.
By Arts Desk
Dennis Brutus was a South African poet and activist up until his death on Saturday at the age of 85 at his home in Cape Town.
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