SA National Gallery New Exhibition : Brave New World : 20yrs Of Democracy : Landscapes

07Jul14

Art is a selective recreation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value judgments. An artist recreates those aspects of reality which represent their fundamental view of human nature.”
– Marcel Proust

The Brave New World show, is on untill 1st November.
A must see!
7 enormous rooms – about a kilometer of walking, to see the whole exhibition!
Guided tours by the curators will be happening

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Photography by Odette Herbert
Tap/click on the images to see them larger

“To send light into the darkness of people’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.”
– Robert Schumann –
[1840–1856]

South African National Gallery
EXHIBITION ENDS 1ST NOVEMBER 2014
Operating hours:
Daily from 10am – 5pm  [7 days a week!]
021 481 3970
Location: Government Avenue, Cape Town
Adults : R 30
6-18 years : R15
SA Students and pensioners : R15
Family Ticket (2 adults & 2 children) : R75
Under 5’s enter for free

Sign up to become  Friends of the South African National Gallery
Phone: 021 481 3951
sangfriends@iziko.org.za

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3 Responses to “SA National Gallery New Exhibition : Brave New World : 20yrs Of Democracy : Landscapes”

  1. 1 hoh

    “An artist is someone who produces things that people don’t need to have but that they – for some reason – think it would be a good idea to give them.”
    Andy Warhol

  2. 2 hoh

    “Art for art’s sake is a philosophy of the well-fed.”
    Frank Lloyd Wright

  3. 3 hoh

    “Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.”
    Pablo Picasso


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