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An Informal Evening of Soup and Discussion

LaNitra Berger, African-American Irma Stern Scholar, is the guest of the UCT Irma Stern Museum and this is an opportunity to engage with her on Thursday 30 June.

“Join us for an evening of soup and discussion with award-winning scholar, educator, speaker, and social justice advocate LaNitra Berger” reads the invitation.

LaNitra will delve into what Irma Stern means to art history in 2022 and examine Stern’s life and work in the context of movements of racial justice, gender equality, and representation in the arts today. LaNitra M. Berger is a scholar at George Mason University, USA. Her academic interests are in art and social activism in the African and Jewish diasporas. LaNitra is the author of Irma Stern and the Racial Paradox of South African Modern Art: Audacities of Color (Bloomsbury, 2020).

For catering purposes, please remember to rsvp before 29 June – contact details below.

WHAT: Soup & Discussion with African-American Irma Stern Scholar LaNitra Berger
WHERE: UCT Irma Stern Museum, 21 Cecil Road, Rosebank, Cape Town 7600
WHEN: 30 June 17.00 – 19.00
RSVP:  please contact Lucinda E | T 060 827 0787 / 021 650 7240
COST: Standard ISM entry fees apply. UCT students free 
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Irma Stern is considered one of South Africa’s most prolific and powerful artists who played a leading role in introducing avant-garde art to the country. Born in 1894 in South Africa, Irma Stern receives her formative education in Germany where in her early career her work is exhibited to great success. She returns to Cape Town and “The Firs”, now the Irma Stern Museum, becomes her home and studio.