A woman attends the opening of an exhibition of South African abstract artist Christo Coetzee, who died in 2000 and is largely unknown in his home country, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The retrospective show at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg aims to stoke interest in Coetzee, who won some international acclaim decades ago.
A woman attends the opening of an exhibition of South African abstract artist Christo Coetzee, who died in 2000 and is largely unknown in his home country, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The retrospective show at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg aims to stoke interest in Coetzee, who won some international acclaim decades ago. Christopher Torchia AP Photo
A woman attends the opening of an exhibition of South African abstract artist Christo Coetzee, who died in 2000 and is largely unknown in his home country, on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018. The retrospective show at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg aims to stoke interest in Coetzee, who won some international acclaim decades ago. Christopher Torchia AP Photo

Forgotten South African artist gets a retrospective show

October 11, 2018 05:43 AM