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A portrait of a young Charles Dickens that had been lost for 174 years has been unearthed in a box of trinkets at a junk sale in South Africa. The palm-sized portrait, painted by artist and social campaigner Margaret Gillies in 1843, portrays the celebrated Victorian writer at the age of 31. The portrait was last seen in public in 1844 when it was displayed at the Royal Academy in London and Gillies reported the...


FNB Joburg Art Fair, initiated by Artlogic, is the leading African art fair and first of its kind on the continent. The Fair is pleased to announce the selection of exhibitors for its seventh edition. Taking place 22 – 24 August at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, the FNB Joburg Art Fair brings together the best of contemporary art from Africa and showcases innovative artists, galleries, writers and curators as well as writers and...

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