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June 10, 2024

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Reward of $10 million 


The Concert by Johannes Vermeer The museum was well renowned for its beautiful architecture, with the collection held in Gardner’s Venetian palazzo-inspired home. Following her death in 1924, the museum gradually fell into disrepair, and…

June 10, 2024

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Mbongeni Buthelezi  


Mbongeni Buthelezi at work with a heat gun. The war on waste has resulted in a monumental artwork, titled Jozi My Jozi, by Mbongeni Buthelezi, a Joburg-based artist who has spent the past 30 years honing his extraordinary…

Close and Far   


Close and Far is a survey exhibition of Karel Nel’s work curated in relation to themes present in four of the artist’s works in the WAM permanent collection. Nel’s wide-ranging interests and lifelong engagement over…

April 23, 2024

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Quiet Ground


Set against the backdrop of forced migration and land dispossession in South Africa, the exhibition is focused on the possibilities of personal and communal repair in a context of being ‘foreign at home’. Through these…

April 23, 2024

Articles, Mandie's Pick

Mahlangu’s iconic BMW 525i Art Car


The exhibition charts Mahlangu’s contribution to contemporary art for close on seven decades. More than 100 artworks have been loaned from international and local collections, carefully curated alongside historic photographs and a short film. Also included in the…



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