n De Arte - A brief history of the University of Johannesburg Art Collection : collecting and curating

Volume 2014 Number 89
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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An art collection's inventory reads like a landscape of a specific period, with all the intricacies of droughts and rains, fresh growth and dead wood, new rivulets forming and different caretakers ploughing the fields. The University of Johannesburg (UJ) Art Collection is no exception: this relatively young collection originated primarily during the previous century, from the holdings of two legacy institutions of the University of Johannesburg, namely the Rand Afrikaans University (RAU) and the Technikon Witwatersrand (TWR).

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