The Guardian, Sat 19 Sep 2009
South Africa’s most celebrated contemporary artist describes the allure of working with the messy immediacy of charcoal.
Interview by Dale Berning
When I went to art school, the idea was that if you were going to be an artist, you had to paint with oil paints on canvas. I discovered I was very bad at that, so it was an enormous relief to discover that there already existed a strong tradition of drawing as a primary medium of art-making. (read more…)