Biographies

Jodi Bieber has lived in Johannesburg for the past 35 years. She studied photography at the Market Theatre photographic workshop, a non-prof... read more
Gerard Bhengu was born on 6 September 1910 in Outstation of Mariannhill Mission Station, Centecow, Bulwer district, Southern Natal. Bhengu r... read more
Willie Bester was born in Montagu, Western Cape, 1956.  Bester’s mixed media works have frequently included passages of painting... read more
He taught art at the Natal Technical College during the 1970s. He exhibited on major group exhibitions of the period and was invited to hold... read more
Born in Lancashire in 1934 Ian Berry moved to South Africa in 1952. Roger Madden, a South African photographer who had worked as an assistan... read more
Dr Arthur David (Kin) Bensusan was born in Johannesburg, Transvaal (now Gauteng) in 1921. The son of a physician, he schooled at St John... read more
Peter Loubser Were Becker was born in Rivonia South Africa the youngest of the three sons of Harold Paley Becker and his wife, Anna Petronel... read more
Vincent Baloyi was born on 4 February 1954 in Newclare, Johannesburg. Baloyi first attended school in Soweto where his family moved in 1961.... read more
Several dutch publishers have featured prominently in the South African book industry. They include JJ van Schaik, Gerrit Bakker, Cornells S... read more
James Richard Abe Bailey was born in London on 23 October 1919. Bailey was the son of Randlord Sir Abe Bailey and Lady Mary Bailey. He grew... read more
SA Painter John Thomas Baines was born on 27 November 1820 in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, England (often reffered to as Thomas Baines). His... read more
The son of a farm worker, Kopi Ben Baartman was born in the Eastern Province (now Eastern Cape) town of Molteno on 1 March 1924. He worked o... read more

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