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Best Fine Art in Cape Town

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Iziko South African National Gallery

Begun as a small collection of 45 paintings in 1871, the Iziko South African National Gallery originally showcased work by early 20th-century British artists. Beginning in the 1980s, however, the increasing emergence of impressive and significant art from South African artists caused the museum to begin to shift its acquisition policies. This lead in 1990 to a complete redefinition of the institution's purpose, which now celebrates vital examples of artistic expression from all over the African continent as well as European art, with a particular focus on the Southern African regions. Featuring such genres as painting, photography, textiles, sculpture, and bead-work, the National Gallery represents the pinnacle of indigenous artistic achievement.

Cape Town, South Africa
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Rust en Vreugd

Rust en Vreugd is a historic structure that was constructed and designed in 1778. It was home to Willem Cornelis Boers of the Dutch East India Company. The property now exhibits the William Fehr Collection. This collection consists of lithographs, etchings and superb water colors, which reflect the maritime and social history of South Africa and the Cape. Another noteworthy feature of this property is its exceptionally beautiful ballroom.

Cape Town, South Africa
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Irma Stern Museum

Tucked away in a quiet leafy avenue in Rosebank, the Irma Stern Museum is a true gem. The Firs, in which this pioneer South African artist spent 40 years creating and collecting art, has become a memorial to her life. Contained within, is an impressive sample of the artists' work as well as collections of rare pieces collected during her travels through Zanzibar, the Congo, and Europe in the 1940s and 50s. The fascinating collection of artifacts and furniture from around the world complement the house, which is a work of art in its own right.

Cape Town, South Africa
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The Barnard Gallery

This exquisitely designed art gallery was opened in the year 2010 by director and owner Christian Barnard. The gallery is situated in Newlands. It is known for being the home of a select yet modest set of contemporary artists. Many of whom have been well received and awarded for their work. Collaborative projects, group shows and solo exhibitions keep the gallery busy all year round.

Cape Town, South Africa
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Johans Borman Fine Art

Johans Borman Fine Art is a popular art gallery in Cape Town and has been operating since August 1999. It is best described as a resource for discovering South African art. The brand prides itself in being specialists of fine art. Sculptures, graphics and master paintings created by leading contemporary artists of South Africa are a regular feature at their space.

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