Cape Town

Front Runners October 2015: Cleaning House

Cape Town’s historic Ellerman House (ellermanhouse.co.za) looks better than ever after an estate-wide renovation. Reopened in May, the Edwardian manse perched above Bantry Bay matches its idyllic environs with 11 sleek guest rooms outfitted with textured wallpapers, brass and gold fixtures, and local artwork. The Relais & Châteaux property’s public areas also received updates, from […]

Cape Crusaders

Southern Africa’s leading artists—and the pioneering collectors who have amassed their works—are shaping Cape Town into a capital of the contemporary art world.     Please Don’t Kill Us. The giant block letters emblazoned across the yellow brick wall seemed unnervingly out of place against the peaceful and prosperous backdrop of Cape Town’s Tamboerskloof neighborhood. […]

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