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Athi-Patra Ruga exhibits at the Irma Stern Museum

Athi-Patra Ruga exhibits at the Irma Stern Museum

[via UCT News] Renowned contemporary artist, Athi-Patra Ruga recently exhibited his new works of art at the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Irma Stern Museum.

Ruga was an artist-in-residence for three months at the Irma Stern Museum, where he worked on new art pieces in response to some of Irma Stern’s most iconic paintings. The exhibition: Athi & Irma… An Intervention also featured select examples of his tapestries from 2009 to 2018, which referenced paintings done by Irma Stern during her 1943 and 1946 expeditions in central Africa.

Shared from UCT News | 17 June 2022 | Director: Ruairi Abrahams and Roxanne Harris. Videography and edit: Ruairi Abrahams. Photo: Lerato Maduna. Source article:

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