In the ruins of Gauteng museums Till sees a phoenix stirring

Business Day | Lesley Stones:

An art gallery designed to become Africa’s world-class equivalent to the Prado in Madrid or New York’s Metropolitan is under construction at the University of Pretoria.

The Javett-UP Art Centre will focus on the art of Africa, with plans to stage events and hold exhibitions to blow away the image of fusty and neglected galleries. At its helm is Christopher Till, who hopes to make the gallery just as unmissable as the spectacularly popular Apartheid Museum, where he is the founding director… Read more

Image: Taking action: Christopher Till, head of the Apartheid Museum, is trying to raise funds for the Javett-University of Pretoria Art Centre to make it a leading institute for art in Africa. Picture: Sunday Times