Andrew Lamprecht joined the Iziko South African National Gallery as the Curator of Historical Paintings and Sculpture in 2021.
Prior to this he was a senior lecturer in History and Discourse of Art as well as Curatorship at UCT’s Michaelis School of Fine Art.
He has curated over 40 exhibitions and written extensively on both historical and contemporary South African art. Aside from research and curation of Contemporary African art Andrew has a particular interest in re-contextualising historical collections and looking at the dialogue between western and African art as well as disruptive curation as well as preservation of knowledge through archives and libraries. Andrew is now responsible for pre-1950 artworks at the National Gallery as well as the world-renowned Michaelis Collection of Dutch and Flemish 17th century art at Iziko Old Town House.