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Country Life Podcast: Marilyn Martin

Country Life Podcast: Marilyn Martin

Nancy Richards interviews Marilyn Martin in the latest Country Life Podcast.Between Dreams and Realities A History of the South African National Gallery

Marilyn Martin is the former director of the South African National Gallery. Her book Between Dreams and Realities: A History of the South African National Gallery, 1871 to 2017 (Print Matters Heritage) sees Martin delve into the history of the museum, its previous directors, exhibitions, events and controversies.

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In this latest podcast episode, together they discuss the role of the gallery for local artists and the South African population, and how this has evolved over the years. Martin also touches on the debate of decolonising elite spaces and transformation within the art world.

To read Nancy’s full author interview with Marilyn Martin, pick up a copy of the February 2020 issue of SA COUNTRY LIFE.

Between Dreams and Realities: A History of the South African National Gallery, 1871 to 2017 is available in all major bookstores nationwide from R699.

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