The Art Curator at Lourensford Estate, which houses the largest selection of SA old masters; contemporary art; bronzes and statues, will be exhibiting at the continent’s biggest art fair: Investec Cape Town Art Fair, which opens to the public from the 18th through to the 20th.
Investec Cape Town Art Fair
Investec Cape Town Art Fair is the largest art fair on the African continent, showing cutting edge contemporary art. The Fair provides a platform for galleries, collectors, curators and artists from around the globe to engage in cultural and economic exchange. “We offer an intimate experience of the largest contemporary art fair in Africa, in one of the world’s most vibrant art cities.”
With over 107 exhibitors, 22,000 visitors, 4800 VIPs, and a supportive local art community, the fair provides a platform for collectors, galleries, curators, artists, and art journalists from around the globe to engage and create connections. Investec Cape Town Art Fair has proven to be the place where the fast-growing African art market and the international art world meet.
“Over the past year and a half, the art world has transformed itself and adapted to our shifted way of thinking and doing, as a result of Covid-19. Investec Cape Town Art Fair assures you of our willingness to aid you in sustaining visibility, momentum, and presence; with utmost sensitivity around the impact that this time has brought.”
Therefore, Investec Cape Town Art Fair’s focus for its ninth edition is shared-support, collaboration, and inspiring new initiatives to ensure momentum and establish a support system amongst exhibitors. They believe in the art fair model to bring people together to connect, converse and contemplate at the forefront of contemporary art.
The 2022 edition of the fair looks profoundly to the notion of collaboration across aspects of Investec Cape Town Art Fair with the intention of opening up a dialogue and a shared support structure, with an exchange of ideas, research, artists, strategies and resources. The 9th edition of the fair will be taking place between the 18th and 20th of February 2022 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
There will be exhibitors from all over the world at the Investec Cape Town Art Fair. The Art Curator will be showcasing works by top South African old masters such as:
J.H Pierneef, R. Hodgins, Irmin Henkel, Gregoire Boonzaier, Tinus De Jongh, Piet van Heerden, Adriaan Boshoff, Errol Boyley, Maud Sumner, Peter Bonney, C. Tugwell, Christiaan Nice, Maurice van Essche, J. Dingemans, Maggie Laubser, Francois Krige, Alexander Rose-Innes, Frans Oerder.
Irmin Henkel, Self-portrait. (1949)
Adriaan Boshoff, Daisies in a Copper Pot.
R. Hodgins, Easing the Passing of the Hours. (1992)