Must-see exhbition at Wits art museum

Must-see exhbition at Wits art museum

Last week, we announced the launch of Walter Battiss: “I invented myself” The Jack Ginsberg Collection at WAM. The show has opened to critical acclaim, and we’ve got the lowdown on what’s being going on. According to Wits Art Museum Marketing Coordinator,...
A new reading: A letter from Battiss

A new reading: A letter from Battiss

Several striking aspects stand out in the exhibition that opens at the Wits Art Museum today, Walter Battiss: I invented myself, The Jack M Ginsberg Collection. Most obvious is that art collector and philanthropist Jack Ginsberg is donating his personal collection of...

Walter Battiss – the right to be offensive

Sharmini Brookes: The Wits Art Museum exhibition on Walter Battiss (6 July – 9 October 2016) is displaying over 700 works from the private collection of Jack Ginsberg. Jack Ginsberg, a long-standing collector and supporter of contemporary arts in South Africa and...
Rare and precious Battiss

Rare and precious Battiss

THE COLLECTOR: Jack Ginsberg has collected art for more than 35 years, assembling an extraordinary collection of more than 700 artworks, books and ephemera by esteemed South African artist Walter Battiss Feature Image by: ALON SKUY When Jack Ginsberg bought his first...
Collection of Battiss works to go on display at Wits

Collection of Battiss works to go on display at Wits

MORE than 700 works by South African artist Walter Battiss are to go on display at the Wits Art Museum (WAM) for three months from July 6. Battiss, who died in 1982 is generally considered to be SA’s most prominent abstract painter. He is best known as the creator of...