Known for its rich ethnic and cultural diversity, South Africa is a hotbed of artists and galleries which fuse western and traditionally African influences. Here we take a look at the country’s top ten contemporary art galleries to inspire the art enthusiast within you.
The WHATIFTHEWORLD gallery is a rising star and a hotspot for emerging artists who create innovative and exciting work. Whether in solo or group exhibitions, the gallery has helped launch the careers of a number of high-profile South African artists working today.
1 Argyle St, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, +27 21 447 2376
The Goodman Gallery is actively dedicated to supporting both respected and emerging South African artists within its two gallery spaces in Cape Town and Johannesburg. Since its opening in 1966, the gallery has become an influential force in contemporary art in South Africa, having been at the forefront of the 1985 Art Against Apartheid exhibition.
By Laurence Gardner
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