n De Arte - The University of Pretoria Art Collection : collecting and curating
|Article Title||The University of Pretoria Art Collection : collecting and curating|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Author||G.C. De Kamper|
|Publication Date||Jan 2007|
|Pages||65 - 69|
The University of Pretoria possesses an important collection of art that includes a significant number of paintings, sculptures and graphic works. The collection primarily comprises the work of South African artists, but there are also some excellent artworks by prominent international artists such as Max Pechstein, Käthe Kollwitz, Max Liebermann, George Grosz, Otto Mueller, Thomas Benton, Marc Chagall and Karol Felix, to name but a few. At present, the collection comprises 2 760 paintings and graphics, 228 sculptures and 31 ceramic pieces.
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