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Cape Town Art Galleries

African Image – An All-African Gallery

Are you decorating your home and looking for that final touch? Perhaps something to fill in that bare spot on the wall or an empty corner. Perhaps a center piece or conversation piece. Are you a tourist in South Africa looking for a gift for someone back home or some memorabilia that will reflect your exciting African adventure? Look no further than African Image Art Gallery in Cape Town. An exquisite all-African gallery, African Image boasts a magnificent collection of art works encompassing a variety of methods, styles and materials.

African Image Art Gallery has two branches. The main gallery is located at 52 Burg Street in central Cape Town and the second gallery is found at Shop 6228 Table Bay Mall of the V&A Waterfront. Within the African Image Gallery you will discover the largest selection of genuine South African art works around. View and purchase from an extensive collection of both traditional and contemporary African curios and arts. Pieces of art at the African Image Art Gallery are not limited to South African works, but include items from Nigeria, West Africa and Ghana. Amongst the African folk art you will discover beautifully colored cloth all the way from Nigeria as well as lovely blankets from Mali. Popular wall decorations are African masks from West Africa. South African ceramics make an ideal gift and are great for every room in the house. Zulu baskets are also a popular option and their colorfully unique designs are sure to impress. Beading is a popular craft in South Afica and a wide variety of striking bead designs, varying from small ornaments to large wall-hangings, are on display at the gallery.

You need look no further than African Image Art Gallery for all your decor requirements when planning an African-themed area in your home. From textiles for table cloths to masks and paintings for your walls, you will find both South African and other African works that are authentic and well-made. If you are living in or touring Cape Town, be sure to stop in at African Image Art Gallery.