It is through art that a nation is able to trace the meta texts of its social historical journey.
Curated by Michele Bestbier
ABOUT ARTMAP SA:
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF FINE ART IN SOUTH AFRICA.
SA ART INVESTMENT IS NOW WELL ESTABLISHED INTERNATIONALLY.
THIS SITE OFFERS EASY ACCESS TO SOUTH AFRICA’S EXCEPTIONAL CONTEMPORARY FINE ART INDUSTRY.
THE RELATED MAPS AIM TO FURTHER ESTABLISH THE CAPE AS A FINE ART DESTINATION IN THE WORLD.
WHETHER AT LEISURE OR SEEKING INVESTMENT ADVICE
An offspring of Women for Peace, Imbali was founded in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1988: to provide art education in rural South Africa schools. In time this developed into multiple programmes that support children and adults in disadvantaged communities achieve a better quality of life. In 2001, two original members of Imbali, Yvonne Wilson and Jeanne Bestbier-Bloch joined forces as neighbours of Kylemore Village to provide art education for the village children under the auspices of Imbali. So Imbali Western Cape was founded, but soon they discovered that the children were often too malnourished even to enjoy the art. This lead to a joint effort with local farmers’ wives to establish a soup kitchen in the winter months, and provide a meal with the art classes.read more