Gavin Jantjes

Gavin Jantjes is an artist and curator who studied at the Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town and the Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste in Hamburg. He has exhibited internationally, most recently at the Picasso museum Barcelona and the National Museum of African Art / Smithsonian Washington DC. His paintings are in the collections of the South African National Gallery Cape Town SA, Tate and the Smithsonian in Washington US. Jantjes is the initiator of Visual Century: South African Art in Context 1907-2007, the first history of contemporary South African art. He currently works as the curator of contemporary international exhibitions at the National Museum in Oslo.  (Updated 2012)