The Scheryn Art Collection is very pleased to have Original Sin – Fall of the Damned as Damaged, 1993 by Johannes Phokelaexhibited in Only Sun in The Sky Knows How I Feel (A Lucid Dream) at Zeitz MOCAA. The exhibition is curated by Koyo Kouoh and Storm Janse van Rensburg, with assistance from Curatorial Assistant Beata America. The exhibition runs from 28 October 2021 – 29 May 2022.
2 August 2021, Nkgopoleng Moloi reviews the latest exhibition at the Norval Foundation which features four works from the Scheryn Art Collection.
The Scheryn Art Collection is very pleased to have artworks by Ian Grose, Moshekwa Langa, Deborah Poynton and Kemang Wa Lehulere in the exhibition ‘I have made a place’. The exhibition is curated by Khanya Mashabela and is on display in Gallery 9 at the Norval Foundation. The exhibition runs from 26 July 2021 – 27 September 2021.
April – May 2021.
The Curatorial Connective was developed in response to the question ‘How do we grow the critical middle between commerce and the academy?’ and connect curators – or those with an interest in curatorial practices – with private collectors (staged here as practitioners in their own right) and, by extension, artworks that do not necessarily enjoy the opportunity to be researched and engaged with as those held in public collections might.
17 February 2020, The Scheryn Art Collection is very proud to have four artworks on display as part of Matereality which is on show at the Iziko South African National Gallery from 14 February 2020 – 2 August 2020. We openly welcome any loan requests for artworks in the collection as it is our aim that the collection becomes available to the public in a way that allows educational opportunities and engages new audiences.
The fours work are, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Poupee Pascale (2015), Ibrahim Mahima, Untitled (2018), Gonçalo Mabunda, Untitled (Throne I) (2016) and Untitled Mask (2015).
The Scheryn Art Collection is proud to put on its first public exhibition as part of the Norval Foundations Collector’s Focus series. Mapping Worlds: Selected Works from the Scheryn Art Collection is curated by Norval Foundation Chief Curator, Owen Martin. The exhibition investigates how artists in the Scheryn Collection translate the material world or abstract conceptions of space into two-dimensional images or three-dimensional form. The exhibition will run from 2 November 2019 to 27 January 2020 in Gallery 9 at the Norval Foundation.
Scheryn is incredibly happy put on our first exhibition as we take the responsibility of regularly displaying elements of the collection seriously. We look forward to continuing to prioritise alternative conduits for investigating, contextualising and exhibiting the collection.
For more about the exhibition including which artists are included follow this link to the Norval Foundation website.
To see installation images, click below
July 2019, Scheryn Manager, Brett Scott, took part in the panel discussion Should Contemporary Art Last that took place as part of Specialist Conservation Week at the Iziko South African National Gallery.
Conservation specialist Patricia Smithen moderated a panel that included artist, Mawande Ka Zenzile; interim registrar at Zeitz MOCAA, Julia Kabat; and Strauss & Co. contemporary art specialist, Matthew Partridge.
Herman Steyn, Co-Founder and Director of the Scheryn Art Collection will take part in Art Basel Cities Talks Program in Buenos Aires during the weekend of 12 – 14 April 2019. Herman will join prominent thinkers, curators, and makers unite to unpack the new questions facing the artworld during the city’s Semana del Arte