The African Portrait Art Gallery, Cape Town

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The African Portrait Art Gallery represents works by two Cape Town artists, Mekhala van der Schyff and Grant Oxche. Both specialize in portraiture using oil on canvas and mixed media techniques. These artists capture the diversity of the continent's people, attempting to portray not only their visual appearance and beauty but also their emotions and personalities. The gallery is an ideal stop for avid art lovers, as well as casual tourists looking to purchase distinctive artworks as gifts or souvenirs. Take a look at our Cape Town visit site to schedule your visit to The African Portrait Art Gallery and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I've been to this gallery twice. Each time I've visited I was inspired by the beautiful art. It's very captivating and truly breathtaking. I have purchased two prints and I'm very pleased with what I....  more
    I've been to this gallery twice. Each time I've visited I was inspired by the beautiful art. It's very captivating and truly breathtaking. I have purchased two prints and I'm very pleased with what I....  more »
  • On our visit to Cape Town, we were interested in purchasing art pieces/paintings that were different from the typical tourist stuff. We accidently found The African Portrait Gallery as we walked... 
    On our visit to Cape Town, we were interested in purchasing art pieces/paintings that were different from the typical tourist stuff. We accidently found The African Portrait Gallery as we walked...  more »

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