1894 - 1966
Retrospective exhibition of graphic art
held at Gallery 101, Johannesburg from 9th to 21st April, 1962
Background to this exhibition
Irma Stern who at that time was on a painting trip in Spain, had made a firm written commitment to hold an exhibition of her new paintings at the recently opened Gallery 101, Johannesburg, during 1961, on her return from Spain. However, unbeknownst to the gallery, she had meanwhile made other arrangements with the Adler Fielding Galleries, Johannesburg.
As a result of this, in view of impending legal implications to stop the forthcoming exhibition at the Adler Fielding Galleries, it was agreed by all parties involved that Gallery 101 would be showing a retrospective exhibition of 101 original graphics during 1962, this being her 100th solo show, and that the show at the Adler Fielding Galleries could proceed.
This exhibition at Gallery 101, opened by Roza van Gelderen on 9th April, 1962, is hardly ever mentioned in publications on the artist.
For the sake of public records and for research purposes, we have included links to the printed catalogue and the respective press reviews:
Retrospective Exhibition of Graphic Art, 1962
Press reviews 1962
The Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town
Adler Fielding Galleries, Johannesburg - 1961
Gallery 101, Johannesburg - 1962
SA National Gallery, Cape Town – Cape Arts Festival 1968 – Homage to Irma Stern
Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town – Catalogue of the Collections of the Irma Stern Museum (Univ. of Cape Town), 1971
Irma Stern by Neville Dubow – SA Art Library (Struik), 1974
Paradise – The Journal and Letters (1917-1933) of Irma Stern (Chameleon) (Dubow), 1991
Irma Stern: the early years 1894-1933 (SA Library) (Schoeman), 1994
Irma Stern: A Feast for the Eye (Fernwood) (Arnold), 1995
Irma Stern und der Expressionismus – Afrika und Europa – Zeichnungen bis 1945 (Kunsthalle Bielefeld) (Hülsewig-Johnen/Below), 1996
Irma Stern Museum
Irma Stern Images
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