Sean O'Toole

SEAN O’TOOLE is a Cape Town-based art critic, journalist and former editor of the magazine Art South Africa. His writings have been widely published, most regularly in Aperture, Artforum, Contemporary &, Mail & Guardian and Sunday Times. A contributing editor to Frieze, his monographic essays have appeared in recent books by Michael Armitage, David Goldblatt, William Kentridge, Jo Ractliffe and Mikhael Subotzky. He has edited three volumes of cultural essays, most recently The Journey: New Positions on African Photography (2020), as well as published one book of fiction, The Marquis of Mooikloof and Other Stories (2006), which included a story awarded the 2006 HSBC/SA Pen Literary Award.

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