Photo blog: Youth Month 2020

The opening exhibition at the Javett Art Centre-UP (Javett-UP) – 101 Collecting Conversations: Signature Works of a Century – includes a selection of works which carry a similar theme: youth.

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Creativity in a time of crisis and solitude

Fine Art is a material form of self-expression that is perhaps best understood, within the academic world today, as being a practice-based field of research. Each day we work with materials (clay, paper, steel, ink, paint etc.) to create artworks that are conceptually and formally complex.

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Arab Priest stays a bit longer

Because of the global response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Arab Priest, a masterpiece by South African artist Irma Stern, will remain on exhibition at the Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria (Javett-UP) for now. Once the global pandemic has been halted, the work will be returned to the Qatar Museums in Doha, Qatar.

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