Art-Movie-Book is a lifestyle blog about creative people, their work and their stories by creative director and blogger Rachika Marx-Badenhorst. We want to create a community of people interested in the art of living.

Photo Story / Art
0

David Koloane / Drawing through space and time

Where I was standing in the legendary David Koloane’s studio at The Bag Factory, the sounds of the streets of Joburg and the scratching of charcoal on paper was the soundtrack to his day. He says he loves the energy of the city and at the ripe old age of…

Book Review
0

The Magistrate of Gower / Claire Robertson

We sat clown at the beautiful Winston Hotel in Johannesburg to chat to Claire Robertson about her new book, The Magistrate of Gower. Claire’s publishers describe her as the author of The Spiral House, winner of the 2014 Sunday Times Fiction Prize and a South African Literary Award, and short-listed…

Photo Story / Art
0

Mandy Coppes-Martin / Re-directing the silk route

Walking into Mandy Coppes-Martin’s studio in Newtown, Johannesburg was… strange; like walking into an apothecary’s back room in mid-century Europe. Life-size rats made of the finest Madagascan silk and antique lace imported from China by Mandy’s grandmother, seemed to be lounging comfortably on tables and chairs. The pungent smell of…

Photo Story / Art
0

Benon Lutaaya / A window to the soul

Benon Lutaaya is currently one of Africa’s most publicised and sought after young artists both locally and internationally. If you have ever questioned whether art is an investment, I suggest you have a look at the exponential growth in the value of his work over the past few years and…

Photo Story / Art
0

Bevan Cullinan / Not just the Tooth Fairy

At 6h00 on one of the coldest days of the year, we met Bevan Cullinan on set to watch him direct his latest commercial for McDonald’s – Karou don’t cry. He is a self-proclaimed perfectionist, who plans every possible detail of the shoot, leaving nothing to chance, seemingly counter-intuitive for…

Photo Story / Movie
0

Willie Nel / The artist that paints with light

The film industry is not for sissies. You work really long hours, you usually end up all sweaty and dusty (which is never a pleasant combination) and you lug a ton of stuff around from place to place the whole day. You also very rarely get to see the picture…

1 2 3 5