Irma Stern Museum

Irma Stern Museum information

Location
Cape Town , South Africa
Address
Cecil Rd
Rosebank
Telephone
+27 21 685 5686
Getting there
Train: Rosebank
More information
www.irmastern.co.za
Prices
adult/child R10/5
Opening hours
10am-5pm Tue-Sat
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The pioneering 20th-century artist Irma Stern (1894–1966), whose works are some of the most sought-after among modern South African painters, lived here for almost 40 years; her studio has been left virtually intact, as if she’d just stepped out into the verdant garden for a breath of fresh air. Her ethnographic art-and-craft collection from around the world is as fascinating as her art, which was influenced by German expressionism and incorporates traditional African elements.