Cecil Skotnes Collection on national tour

12 May 2011 | Story by Newsroom

Cecil Skotnes CollectionUCT's Irma Stern Museum was the second stop for the national tour of the KWV-sponsored Cecil Skotnes art collection, titled The Epic of Everlasting. After launching in Stellenbosch on 7 April, the collection will travel from city to city, ending in Paarl in January 2012. "He believed that immortality could only be achieved through good works, one's children and the power of art," said Professor Pippa Skotnes, of UCT's Michaelis School of Fine Art, at the Irma Stern opening on 5 May. "His painting and art making were his greatest pleasure." The exhibition left Irma Stern on 12 May, and opens in Pietermaritzburg on 20 May.

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