Investec Cape Town Art Fair

Investec Cape Town Art Fair (ICTAF) is pleased to announce the participating galleries in its seventh edition, taking place from the 15th to the 17th February 2019 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. ICTAF is set once again to offer a unique cross-section of the art market, representing the forefront of contemporary art globally.

An increasingly large contingent within Investec Cape Town Art Fair is made up of prominent galleries from around the globe. These galleries are well-established, representing exciting, established and emerging artists with a presence in museums, biennials, and important private collections around the world. International galleries returning to the Fair are Perrotin (Paris), Galleria Minini (Brescia), Galerie Cécile Fakhoury (Abidjan), Galleria Continua (San Gimignano), Circle Art Gallery (Nairobi), Officine dell’Immagine (Milan), Gregor Podnar (Berlin), First Floor Gallery (Harare), Tyburn Gallery (London), October Gallery (London), Galleria Giovanni Bonelli (Milan), Addis Fine Art (Addis Ababa), Afriart Gallery (Kampala), ARTCO Gallery (Aachen), Caroline Smulders (Paris), THIS IS NOT A WHITE CUBE (Luanda), Sulger-Buel Lovell (London), Galerie Pascal Janssens (Ghent), Art First (London), THIS IS NO FANTASY (Melbourne), and Matter Gallery (Toronto).

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There is also an influx of international galleries participating in Investec Cape Town Art Fair for the first time: Templon (Paris), MAGNIN-A (Paris), LOOM Gallery (Milan), Ayyam Gallery (Dubai), Retro Africa (Lagos), Lia Rumma (Milan), Omenka Gallery (Lagos), Montoro12 Gallery (Rome), Eduardo Secci Contemporary (Florence), Art Twenty One (Lagos), Barbara Paci Galleria d’Arte (Pietrasanta), MOVART (Luanda), NIL Gallery (Paris), Cellar Contemporary (Trento), ELA – Espaço Luanda Arte (Luanda), NOMAD Gallery (Brussels), Sitor Senghor (Paris), and Louis Simone Guirandou Gallery (Abidjan).

Investec Cape Town Art Fair also serves as the hometown fair of local galleries with a significant international presence. ICTAF 2019 will see new presentations by leading South African galleries including Goodman Gallery, Stevenson, Everard Read CIRCA, Gallery MOMO, SMAC Gallery, WHATIFTHEWORLD, SMITH, and Blank Projects. Alongside their presentations at ICTAF these galleries, each of whom are pillars of the art scene in Cape Town and South Africa at-large, will form a captivating, programme of exhibition openings and events to coincide with the Fair.

Tomorrows/Today, the section of the Fair which aims to place a spotlight on emerging and under-represented artists, will be curated by Fair Curator Tumelo Mosaka. The artists presented in Tomorrows/Today are new to the market, and are positioned to be tomorrow’s prominent names in contemporary art. The presentations in the section have continued to be thought-provoking and experimental since its inception at the 2016 edition of the Fair. The section’s continuation reiterates the Fair’s support of artists who may otherwise be overlooked by the art market.

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The second iteration of the SOLO section, will explore the effects of the digital world on artistic production and our lived realities. Each edition of SOLO aims to present a more in-depth insight into the artistic practices of a varied selection of artists than is commonly found in the commercially-driven, art fair setting. The selected artists have varying aesthetics and contexts, are situated in different stages of their careers, and have unique perspectives on each edition’s thematic focus. 

See the full list of participating galleries below:


99 Loop Gallery  Cape Town, South Africa
Addis Fine Art  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; London, United Kingdom
Afriart Gallery  
Kampala, Uganda
Art First  
London, United Kingdom
ARTCO Gallery  
Aachen, Germany
Ayyam Gallery  
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Barbara Paci Galleria d’Arte  
Pietrasanta, Italy
Barnard Gallery  
Cape Town, South Africa
Blank Projects  
Cape Town, South Africa
Caroline Smulders  
Paris, France
Cellar Contemporary  
Trento, Italy
Christopher Moller Gallery  
Cape Town, South Africa
Circle Art Gallery  
Nairobi, Kenya
Cape Town, South Africa
Eclectica Contemporary  
Cape Town, South Africa
Edoardo Secci Contemporary  Florence, Italy
ELA: Espaço Luanda Arte  Luanda, Angola
Everard Read CIRCA  
Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Franschhoek, South Africa; London, United Kingdom
First Floor Gallery Harare  
Harare, Zimbabwe
Galerie Cécile Fakhoury  
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Galerie Pascal Janssens  
Ghent, Belgium
Galleria Continua
San Gimignano, Italy; Beijing, China; Les Moulins, France; Habana, Cuba
Galleria Giovanni Bonelli  Milan, Italy
Galleria Massimo Minini – Francesca Minini  
Brescia, Italy
Gallery MOMO
Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa
Goodman Gallery
Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa
Gregor Podnar  
Berlin, Germany
Guns & Rain  
Johannesburg, South Africa
Kalashnikovv Gallery  
Johannesburg, South Africa
Lia Rumma  
Milan, Italy
LOOM Gallery  
Milan, Italy
LouiSimone Guirandou Gallery  
Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Paris, France
Montoro12 Gallery  
Rome, Italy; Brussels, Belgium
Nil Gallery  
Paris, France
October Gallery  
London, United Kingdom
Officine dell’Immagine
Milan, Italy
Omenka Gallery  
Lagos, Nigeria
Paris, France
Retro Africa  
Abuja, Nigeria
Salon Ninety One  
Cape Town, South Africa
SMAC Gallery  
Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Johannesburg, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa
Sulger-Buel Lovell  
London, United Kingdom
Paris, France
The Melrose Gallery  
Johannesburg, South Africa
Luanda, Angola
Tyburn Gallery  
London, United Kingdom
Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa


Art First  London, United Kingdom | Zyma Amien (South Africa)
Art Twenty One  Lagos, Nigeria | Medina Dugger (US/Nigeria)
Candice Berman Gallery  
Johannesburg, South Africa  | John Metelerkamp (South Africa)
First Floor Gallery
Harare, Zimbabwe | Troy Makaza (Zimbabwe)
Guns & Rain  
Johannesburg, South Africa | Chris Soal (South Africa)

Julie Miller Investment Art Institute  Johannesburg, South Africa | Azael Langa (South Africa)
Hamburg, Germany | Armand Boua (Ivory Coast)
MOVART  Luanda, Angola | Ihosvanny (Angola)
NOMAD Gallery  Brussels, Belgium | Aimé Mpane (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Melbourne, Australia | Michael Cook (Australia)


Apalazzo Gallery  Brescia, Italy | Ibrahim Mahama (Ghana)
Eclectica Contemporary  
Cape Town, South Africa | Kyu Sang Lee (South Korea)
Goodman Gallery  
Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa | Tabita Rezaire (French Guyana/Denmark)
Matter Gallery  
Toronto, Canada | Jake Singer (South Africa)
Cape Town, South Africa | Sitaara Stodel (South Africa)


Billy Monk Collection  Cape Town, South Africa
Goodman Gallery  Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa
Sitor Senghor  
Paris, France
SMAC Gallery  
Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Johannesburg, South Africa
Cape Town, South Africa


50TY 50TY  Cape Town, South Africa
ARTCO Publishing  Aachen, Germany
Artist Proof Studio  Johannesburg, South Africa
Bad Paper  Cape Town, South Africa
Dale Sargent Fine Art  Cape Town, South Africa
MK and Artist Print Studio  Johannesburg, South Africa
Offset Culture Johannesburg, South Africa
South African Print Gallery  Cape Town, South Africa


Angola Air Luanda, Angola
AVA  Cape Town, South Africa
Greatmore Studios  Cape Town, South Africa
Javett Art Centre Pretoria, South Africa
Kuenyehia Trust for Contemporary Art  Accra, Ghana
LALELA  Cape Town, South Africa
NJE Collective Windhoek, Namibia
Project Space  Johannesburg, South Africa
South African Foundation For Contemporary Art (SAFFCA)  Johannesburg, South Africa
South African Foundation of Islamic Art (SAFIA)  Cape Town, South Africa

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Polar Pivi – Pieter Vermeerson Perrotin


ART AFRICA  Cape Town, South Africa
Art Forum  New York, US
Art Momentum  Amsterdam, Netherlands
Art Review  London  United Kingdom
Artthrob  Cape Town, South Africa
Art Times  Cape Town, South Africa
Chimurenga  Cape Town, South Africa
Flash Art  Milan, Italy
Mousse  Milan, Italy
Nataal  London, United Kingdom
The Lake  Cape Town, South Africa
THK Photography  Cape Town, South Africa

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