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Gavin Jantjes, Birmingham Art Gallery and Museum, 9 June 2016. Photo credit: Anjalie Dalal-Clayton   THE EARLY YEARS   Marlene Smith: Gavin, I’m going to start by asking you to talk a little bit about your early years in South Africa. Gavin Jantjes: How early? MS: Very early! I want to ask you how you […]

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On the 5th November 2015, the BAM team visited the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum to see two paintings from its collection, both belonging to the artist Gavin Jantjes’ Korabra series of 1986. One painting was temporarily removed from permanent display, while the other was brought out of storage. In the interview excerpts below, David Dibosa […]

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