Bruce Murray Arnott: Into the Megatext opened on 22 April 2023 at the Villa-Legodi Centre for Sculpture providing the first comprehensive overview of Arnott’s life and work.
In partnership with TAF’23, artist Bruce Arnott presented a scaled-down iteration of the exhibition at the Villa-Legodi Centre for Sculpture.
Bruce Murray Arnott: Into the Megatext, was launched at an intimate gathering of about 50 people in Irma Stern’s lounge on 20 July.
Work on Bruce Arnott’s book has begun. Edited by Mari Lecanides-Arnott and with Sven Christian assisting with design and production, the book aims to paint a rich, varied and complex picture of Bruce’s life and work. There will be a section in the Bruce Arnott book that will include Bruce’s own writings about his artwork.
Bruce has authored three books about artists Lippy Lipshitz, John Muafangejo and Claude Bouscharain and has curated SANG catalogues for African Art in Metal and Art of Rorke’s Drift during the 1970s.