Salon Ninety One is a boutique-style gallery and art consultation service based in Kloof Street, Cape Town, showcasing works by emerging & established contemporary artists of all disciplines, passionate about developing a new brand of local talent.
The gallery specializes in affordable & accessible contemporary South African art, design and illustration. Our team’s focus is to seek & discover previously unseen and unrecognized unique talent in our country. We welcome submissions from hard-working artists with a professional attitude to their work, who are looking to develop a long-term working relationship with the gallery.
Salon Ninety One was founded by owner, Monique du Preez, who maintains a hands-on approach to the space, personally managing day-to-day gallery operations and curating exhibitions at the gallery.
We are named after our physical location, number 91 Kloof Street and the Paris Salon [first official art exhibition of the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Paris, 1725], which is significant not only because we offer exposure to many young artists, but also because the French word salon, may be loosely translated to mean “a meeting of like minded people”.
Since its inception in 2008, this space has served as a platform for upcoming South African artists to gain exposure through sharing their creativity & vision. The gallery offers seasoned collectors & first-time buyers unique investment opportunities into the emerging South African art market, coupled with service that is personalized, friendly & professional. Our intimate gallery space, central location, and the accessible nature of the works on show, allow for a relaxed atmosphere where viewers can enjoy a broad range of artworks & further their understanding and appreciation of art. Exhibitions rotate every three to four weeks, keeping things fresh and exciting.
The gallery team will gladly assist private collectors, architects, new buyers, and corporate clients, alike, in sourcing the perfect artwork for any space or budget. Site visits, framing, viewings of artists’ portfolios, and commissions can also be arranged on request. We are constantly updating our inventory with great new submissions…