TASCHEN pop-up opens in Cape Town

TASCHEN brings its collection of internationally renowned artists, photographers, designers and architects to the city.

Good news for book enthusiasts living in Cape Town: German publishing house TASCHEN is set to open a pop-up shop at A4 Arts Foundation. Wallpaper magazine calls TASCHEN the most beautiful books on the planet. A4 Arts supports experimental and innovative artistic practices. A curated selection of excellent books will be on offer.

“We are very excited to open up our space to TASCHEN,” says Hamzeh Alfarahneh. “TASCHEN and Frank Schönau provide the public with fantastic access to a range of practices and ideas. A4 Arts partners with existing organisations to nurture the artistic landscape in Southern Africa. The pop-up provides a place for conversation and


A collection of books featuring expert practitioners across artistic mediums will be available. These include books about Marlene Dumas, Ren Hang, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nobuyoshi Araki and Zaha Hadid. TASCHEN began in a small comic-book shop in 1980 and has since grown into one of the world’s foremost publishers of artistic books. A4 Arts Foundation is a not-for-profit, free to public art centre composed of exhibition space, a library and a residency programme. A4 explores art as a catalyst for innovation.

The pop-up will run for three months from May to July 2019.

For more information visit a4arts.org, taschen.com, on Instagram @a4artsfoundation @taschen


A4 Arts Foundation:

Hamzeh Alfarahneh

+27 78 422 0839


TASCHEN (Distributed by THK GALLERY )

Frank Schönau

+27 72 440 1030





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