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The spontaneous is the most beautiful thing that can appear in a picture, but nothing in art appears less spontaneously than that.
— Jeff Wall

Canadian Artist and Educator

The Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria

Welcome to the University of Pretoria's Department of Visual Arts.
The Department of Visual Arts is the largest of its kind in South Africa and offers a multidisciplinary environment within which you can explore your creativity and stretch your intellectual boundaries. We offer prospective students the opportunity to apply for, and engage in, exciting and challenging undergraduate degrees, while also offering postgraduate students the opportunity to further their studies with our selection of postgraduate degrees and modules in Fine Arts, Information Design and Visual Culture Studies. In the years of its existence, the Department of Visual Arts has produced not only outstanding practitioners, but also influential theoreticians.
For more information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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