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Located in the oldest public park in Johannesburg, the Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park has seen visitors pass through its doors for over a century. JAG, as it’s affectionately known by Johannesburg residents, is the city’s premier art gallery and is housed in a beautiful 1915-built sandstone building. The building recently underwent extensive renovations and has the largest collection of modern and historic art in Africa.
Most artwork on display is South African, however, there is a small collection of major works by renowned European masters such as Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, as well as classics from American pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. Important South African works on display are those by Gerard Sekoto, Pierneef and Walter Battiss, to name a few.
Tours of the 15 exhibition halls and outdoor sculpture park are available and must be booked in advance. The tours are conducted by trained volunteer guides who are happy to accompany large and... Show more