Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town.

The city boasts a vibrant arts scene, driven by the top galleries on the African continent and beyond. Thanks to its diverse cultural heritage and geographic beauty, Cape Town is a compelling destination for both art world professionals and collectors alike.

Meet the Speakers: Ibrahim Mahama

21 February 2019

As part of the Talks Programme at ICTAF 2019, celebrated Ghanian artist, Ibrahim Mahama – who was also one of the selected SOLO artists – discussed his art, practice, politics and audience. Here he tells us more about his work as well as the aforementioned subjects in relation to his art. Q: You were selected…

Gallery Night throws open the gallery doors

03 February 2019

Gallery Night is just what it claims to be, an opportunity for Investec Cape Town Art Fair visitors to conduct a whirlwind discovery of the art scene of one of the world’s most artistically diverse cities. Part of Investec Cape Town Art Fair’s stellar drive to engage with the city’s cultural institutions, Gallery Night will…

Investec Cape Town Art Fair Announces 2019 Prizes

21 January 2019

Investec Cape Town Art Fair, running at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 15 to 17 February, showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world. Exhibition of boundary breaking contemporary art is but one aspect of the range on offer at the art fair. Another…

Meet the Galleries: Galerie Cécile Fakhoury

19 January 2019

Having opened its flagship space in Abijan, Ivory Coast, in 2012, Galerie Cécile Fakhoury has since opened two more galleries in Dakar, Senegal and Paris, France. Here, director, Cécile Fakhoury, shares with us what the journey to becoming a gallerist has been like, what excites her about the African contemporary art scene and what visitors…

Meet the Galleries: Lia Rumma

14 January 2019

With two galleries, one in Naples and one in Milan, over the last 40 years, Lia Rumma has become synonymous with the concept of collaboration between various stakeholders in the international contemporary art scene. These collaborative efforts between galleries, curators, critics and collectors have seen the gallery bring to life prestigious events and exhibitions in…

Talks Programme: Speakers Announced

11 January 2019

Art professionals and enthusiasts will gather for stimulating discussions at the upcoming Investec Cape Town Art Fair, from 15 to 17 February 2019. The Investec Cape Town Art Fair Talks Programme brings leading art advisors, curators, collectors, critics and artists into dialogue, giving all Fair ticket-holders access to their expertise.  For this edition of the…

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