13 April-21 May 2006. Over 80 original works by Pablo Picasso go on show alongside 29 African sculptures in an exhibition exploring the influence of African art on the twentieth-century Spanish master. The African works on display come from national collections and are similar to pieces with which Picasso was familiar. Picasso and Africa is the first major showing of works by the artist in South Africa and it comes to Cape Town from Johannesburg. Mon-Sun 10.00-17.00. Entry adults R10.00, children R5.00, students and senior citizens free.
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Picasso and Africa.
South African National Gallery, Government Avenue, Cape Town. Tel. +27 (0) 21 4674660. Photo: Picasso's Sitting Nude (1908) and a mask from Baule in Ivory Coast.