Diane Victor


Gallery News for Diane Victor

Sam Nhlengethwa and Diane Victor on new group exhibition at the ABSA Gallery

Works by Sam Nhlengethwa and Diana Victor form part of the the exhibition, Talking to Deaf Ears, hosted by the ABSA Gallery in Johannesburg (4 February – 9 March). Organised by the ABSA Gallery in collaboration with August House, the exhibition explores notions of communication and the power of words.

Various artists on Standard Bank Gallery’s latest group exhibition

Works by six Goodman Gallery artists – Lisa Brice, Kudzanai Chiurai, Hasan and Husain Essop, Robert Hodgins, William Kentridge and Diane Victor – form part of the current group exhibition, I am because you are: A search for Ubuntu with permission to dream, at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg (2 February – 31 March). Curated by Usha Seejarim, the exhibition – which features 52 artworks from the bank’s corporate collection – is presented against the backdrop of South Africa’s current socio-political context, and invites and encourages viewers to contemplate the notion of Ubuntu in the context of South Africa’s contemporary conditions.

Various artists at the Beijing Biennale

The exhibition TWENTY: Art in the Time of Democracy is sponsored by the Shanghai-based company Zendai Development South Africa, and will present South African artists at this year’s Beijing Biennale. The exhibition is co-curated by Karen von Veh, professor in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Johannesburg’s Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (Fada) with Gordon Froud, Fada senior lecturer. Goodman Gallery artists exhibiting in Beijing include William Kentridge, David Koloane, Brett Murray, Sam Nhlengethwa, Walter Oltmann and Diane Victor. The Beijing International Art Biennale runs throughout September 2015.

Various artists on TWENTY: Art in the Time of Democracy

The exhibition TWENTY: Art in the Time of Democracy features works by 115 artists and is presented by UJ Arts & Culture at the UJ Art Gallery from 1 July to 5 August 2015. Curated by Gordon Froud, senior lecturer at the University of Johannesburg (FADA), it incorporates a broad range of works by established and emerging South African artists addressing their experiences of the first twenty years of democracy in this country. Artists include William Kentridge, David Goldblatt, Diane Victor, David Koloane, Kagiso Pat Mautloa, Vusi Beauchamp and Clive van den Berg. Froud originally curated the exhibition for the Appalachian State University Turchin Centre in North Carolina, in 2014.

More news
  • Solo exhibitions

    Diane Victor / One Pound of Flesh / In the Viewing Room

    Diane Victor / Transcend / 2010

    Group exhibitions

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    The Marks We Make / 2010

  • Collections

    Conference and Workshop Participation

    Curated Exhibitions

    Teaching, Lectureships and Workshop

    Solo Exhibitions

    Artist Statement

    Group Exhibitions

    Academic Record and Residencies

    Awards and Merits

    Selected Articles and Reviews



    Download CV
  • Videos

  • Press for Diane Victor

    South African Pavilion at 56th Venice Biennale: Artists Announced / Art South Africa / South Africa / 17 April 2015

    South African Pavilion at 56th Venice Biennale: Artists Announced By Art South Africa (1.1 MB)

    Diane Victor / Sunday Times / Johannesburg / 8 December 2013

    The fightback of an escape artist by Oliver Roberts (2 MB)

    Diane Victor / Artthrob / May 2010

    Review of Transcend by Anthea Buys (492.4 KB)