Dutch Queen Beatrix opens Den Haag Sculptuur 2012 - The Hague
The exhibition under the title of 'The Rainbow Nation' will be on the The Lange Voorhout Avenue. It features sculpture art by 50 of South Africa's best artist throughout the past 60 years.
Under the title "The Rainbow Nation" will on the "Avenue The Lange Voorhout, but also at the Sculptures by the Sea at Scheveningen shown the development of the contemporary sculpture from South Africa in the past sixty years. The images reflect the political and social upheavals during this period.
The exhibiting artists comes from three generations. Among the first generation are Edoardo Villa, Sydney Kumalo and Noria Mabasa. The second is represented by, Andries Botha, Willie Bester, Jane Alexander and Angus Taylor. From the third and youngest generation works are shown of Mary Sibande, Wim Botha, Paul Edmunds, Nicholas Hlobo, Nandipha Mntambo and Claudette Schreuders.
The Hague Sculpture and Sculptures by the Sea have chosen sculpture from South Africa, because in July in The Hague, the Nelson Mandela monument is unveiled. The Rainbow Nation is from 29 May throughout the summer to visit.