Esther Mahlangu exhibits at Irma Stern

12 November 2015

The UCT Irma Stern Museum is showcasing paintings and 3D works by world-renowned artist Esther Mahlangu in an exhibition titled Esther Mahlangu 80.

Celebrating Mahlangu's 80th birthday on 11 November, the exhibition opened on 11 November and will run until 2 December.

A new range of sneakers designed by Mahlangu in collaboration with Swedish fashion label EYTYS will also be on view. Released at Paris fashion week, the range will be introduced in high-end fashion stores in Milan, London, Paris and New York in 2016. Work from Mahlangu's latest inspiring collaboration with acclaimed UK artist STIK will be included as well.

Mahlangu is known for painting the geometric patterns in vivid colours characteristic of Ndebele mural art on a BMW 525i in 1991. She was the first woman and African invited to contribute to this Art Car Collection.

UCT Irma Stern Museum is open Tuesday to Friday, 10h00-17h00 and Saturday 10h00-14h00.

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