Gina Bornman | Mar 11, 2019 | 0
BIGGEST GLOBAL COLLECTION OF ADRIAAN BOSHOFF WORKS TO GO ON DISPLAY IN SOUTH AFRICA
A stunning, new art museum dedicated to the life and works of the pre-eminent South African impressionist Adriaan Boshoff, is set to open on Friday, March 15, 2019, in the grounds of the Francolin Conservancy, home of the luxurious Orient Hotel and the multi-award-winning Restaurant Mosaic
Although there are a number of large collections globally, it is estimated that the Adriaan Boshoff Museum – with its 137 paintings grouped according to themes – has the largest collection of his works. Curator of the exhibition is Marié Antoinette Odendaal.
When complete, the museum complex will house more than 500 works of art that will be on permanent display, including pieces from Alexander Rose-Innes, Gregoire Boonzaier, Robert Gwelo Goodman, William Timlin, Hugo Naudé and Frans Oerder amongst other. Various sculptures and ceramics will also be exhibited at the museum, alongside morencontemporary artists such as Hennie Niemann, Conrad Theys and Lynn-Marie Eatwell.
Adriaan is known for portraying everyday scenes in his unmistakable impressionistic style
Although not open to the public at large, guests staying overnight at the Orient or dining at award-winning Chef Chantel Dartnall’s acclaimed Restaurant Mosaic, will have the exclusive opportunity to stroll through this world class museum to view a feast of fabulous art.
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