Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes managing an art collection?
Well this exhibition will present a view into Collection Management and Archiving of a private art collection. Various aspects, disciplines and general practice will be explored, by using artworks from the permanent collection as examples to illustrate, demonstrate and physically engage with.
Artist JH Pierneef’s most acclaimed public commission was completed between 1929 and 1932 The Johannesburg Station Panels have been
characterised as the epitome of the South African landscape genre.
Since 2002 the complete set of thirty two panels - twenty eight landscape and four tree scenes, is on long term loan from the TRANSNET Foundation to the Rupert Art Foundation and have also been exhibited in the Jan Rupert Centre in Graaff-Reinet.
This transdisciplinary project between the Stellenbosch University’s departments of Visual Arts and Physiological Sciences, artists and community members aims to use art as a way to address stigmatisation regarding mental illness and neurodegeneration-related illnesses.
Continuing the exploration of genre themed exhibitions inspired by the Rupert Museum’s permanent collections, Nature Morte is the second in the series, following on the much appreciated show – Faces & Figures.