Tours focus on Cape Town art, World War II history

Chicago Tribune | Phil Marty:

Safaris and wild game are often the draws for visitors to Africa. But art is the focus of an eight-night package being offered by Extraordinary Journeys. The Art of Travel: South Africa is scheduled for February to coincide with the fifth annual Cape Town Art Fair. The itinerary divides time between a four-night stay in Cape Town’s Ellerman House, a former mansion that’s home to one of the most important private collections of modern South African art, and four nights at Delaire Graff Estate in the Cape Winelands. The art fair is Feb. 17-19, and those on the tour will have the opportunity to experience the city’s art scene with Talita Swarts, a native of South Africa and a fine arts major able to arrange visits to artists’ studios… Read more

Image: An Anton Smit sculpture is one of several artworks to be found at Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch, South Africa. (Delaire Graff Estate)