The Gallery at Grande Provence is considered to be one of the most highly regarded galleries in the Cape, with a reputation for showcasing some of South Africa’s finest established and emerging artists. Regular exhibitions are held with the major disciplines being shown throughout the year.
The Gallery exhibits artists ranging from established talents like Angus Taylor, Lionel Smit and Leon Vermeulen and emerging young artists such as Phillemon Hlungwani, Jacki McInnes and Nico Masemolo, as well as artists from Europe and America.
A carefully selected group of South African masters such as Irma Stern, J.H. Pierneef and Hugo Naude, are also available to collectors.
The Sculpture Garden has a continually evolving collection of monumental works in a variety of media.
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Opening hours (daily):
Summer Months: October – April, 10h00 - 18h00
Winter Months: May – September, 09h00 - 17h00
About the curator:
The Gallery at Grande Provence is considered to be one of the most highly regarded galleries in the Cape, with a reputation for showcasing some of South Africa’s finest established and emerging artists.
The Gallery is under the curatorial direction and management of Mr Trent Read, who recently celebrated 40 years as an art dealer this year. Mr. Trent Read, is the son of the late Mr Everard Read, who was the doyen of South African art dealers. Trent Read worked at Christie’s of London for some years and then ran the family business in Johannesburg, as well as living and running an art gallery in the USA.
I had long admired Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate as one of the most beautiful spaces in the country and I was honoured to have been invited to manage The Gallery.
Mr. Trent Read and Myléne Ife (who is the curator at Grande Provence) carefully curate a dynamic programme of regular exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing the amazing talents of South Africa’s creative arts community.
The Gallery also offers advice to clients on collecting, conservation and restoration, as well as valuations for insurance and probate.
For further information please contact the Curator, Myléne Ife:
T+ 27 (0)21 876 8630