Artists Represented - Johannesburg Art Gallery
The current holdings of the Gallery consists of over 9 000 artworks. The contemporary South African collection is the largest and comprises photography, installations, new media and digital works, paintings, sculptures, prints and ceramics. It includes work by renowned artists Tracey Rose, Robin Rhode, Jane Alexander, Jackson Hlungwani and William Kentridge.
The Gallery also has important holdings of southern African traditional art and artefacts. These objects of great cultural significance encompass the Brenthurst Collection (on permanent loan) and the Jacques Collection of headrests. The historical collection consists of 17th century Dutch and Flemish painting, 18 and 19th century French and British artworks, as well as painting and sculpture by contemporary international artists Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, James Rosenquist and Andy Warhol.
The 1934 bequest of over 550 prints from Howard Pim formed the nucleus of the Galleryâ€™s print collections, which now boasts more than 3 000 pieces. It contains work DÃ¼rer, Rembrandt, Daumier, Goya, Whistler and Toulouse-Lautrec.
Catalogues and educational material are published to accompany exhibitions and in addition, the museum lends artwork from its collection to international museums, such as the Tate Galleries and Van Gogh Museum amongst others.
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