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5 years ago | April 21, 2015

Time to give African art its due respect

Knowledge Mushohwe Correspondent Since the days of the Renaissance art movement, art historians and critics have sought ...

5 years ago | April 8, 2015

The complementary role of text in cartoons

Knowledge Mushowe Cartoonists are known primarily for their drawing. Little has been said about the amount or quality of ...

5 years ago | April 1, 2015

The artist and his audience

Knowledge Mushohwe Art Zone The use of exaggeration or irony in an artwork for example is a sign that meaning can only ...

5 years ago | March 25, 2015

Exit gatekeepers, enter gatewatchers

Knowledge Mushohwe Correspondent The transformation of the linear, news communication model into masses of interlinked ...

5 years ago | March 17, 2015

Building a sustainable online model

Knowledge Mushohwe Art Zone The newspaper industry is not just gloomy at the moment, its future appears to be hanging by ...

5 years ago | March 10, 2015

Where is our own Django?

Knowledge Mushohwe Art Zone Late last year, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Dan Sterling combined their acting, directing ...

5 years ago | February 17, 2015

Interpreting one’s own artwork

Knowledge Mushohwe Art Zone The old masters, such as Leonardo da Vinci, Rambrandt and Michelangelo did not need to ...

6 years ago | January 21, 2015

The definititon of caricature

Knowledge Mushohwe Art Zone Caricature, a form of line art which is judgmental and contains critical content, appears ...

6 years ago | January 13, 2015

When cartoons, religious extremists collide

Knowledge Mushohwe Correspondent THE recent terrorist attacks on a French satirical magazine that published depictions ...

6 years ago | January 7, 2015

Art is meaningless without the viewer

Knowledge Mushohwe Art experts and critics have for decades relied on semiotics as the ideal tool for visual ...

6 years ago | December 31, 2014

Visual communication in 2015

Knowledge Mushohwe Creating a website is relatively cheap and renting a ‘wall’ online is even cheaper — it is free. In ...

6 years ago | December 23, 2014

Sports photography and print journalism

Knowledge Mushohwe Correspondent It’s the Sunday afternoon Harare soccer fans have been waiting for. Dynamos versus Caps ...

6 years ago | December 16, 2014

The changing role of our newspapers

Knowledge Mushohwe Art Zone In the 1980s, before the internet took over just about all of our lives, newspapers were ...

6 years ago | December 3, 2014

Recognising cartoon codes

If for example a man is stout and smokes a big, fat cigar, the cartoonist may want to provide an impression powerful ...

6 years ago | November 26, 2014

Are we wrong to like Disney?

Knowledge Mushohwe Correspondent  Marvel comics, incorporating likeable all-American heroes such as Spiderman, Batman, ...