In Conversation with Colour Symphony

In Conversation with Colour Symphony opens a dialogue of 37 artist’s responses to South African artist Michéle Nigrini’s monumental colour theory panel produced in 1993. It marks the first of the Rupert Museum’s public open calls and is done in collaboration with the Imibala Gallery.

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OPEN CALL TO THE PUBLIC

The Rupert Museum would like to invite artists and creatives, from any creative industry, platform or profession, to take inspiration from IN-MOTION: Art of the Space Age exhibition from the collection of the Huberte Goote Foundation. Responsive works are to be submitted for possible inclusion in a selling group exhibition to be showcased in the Jan Rupert Art Centre located in Graaff-Reinet from November 2022 to May 2023.

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The Book as Art Object

Artists have been active in book production for centuries, but the artist’s book is a relatively new field of art production, dating back to the late 1960s. Book art straddles the worlds of books and art, and are generally associated with conventional paper codices that are conceptualised as works of art.

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Faces & Figures

Portraiture captures the relationship between sitter and artist in holding the likeness of the sitter. In figurative studies, the artist strives to understand human form and gestures.

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Soos Familie / Like Family

“She is like family”, “Sy was soos ‘n ma vir my”, “Sy’s nader aan my as ‘n suster”. Ena Jansen, acclaimed author, takes an interdisciplinary look at the history of domestic workers in South African literature and the visual arts, as explored in this exhibition.

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Social Impact Arts Prize 2020

In 2019, the Rupert Art Foundation and the Rupert Museum in Stellenbosch launched the Social Impact Arts Prize 2020, calling for great creative ideas with the potential to make an impact on the communities within which they are created. Following a rigorous and inspiring assessment of the 123 submissions by an international panel of judges, these six projects have been announced as finalists, and three were awarded.

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