The beautiful black and white linocuts by renowned South African artist, JH Pierneef is familiar to guests who frequent La Motte. Now, more than enjoying these exceptional works of art in the La Motte Museum or Tasting Room, you can take some of their beauty home.
Not only does the estate’s premium Pierneef wine collection have these iconic prints as its label artwork, but a beautiful compilation of lifestyle and décor items inspired by Pierneef’s linocuts are now available from the estate, with a very special exhibition running until the end of May.
The dramatic black and white prints come from a set of 128 and range from Cape Dutch homesteads to African landscapes that include some beautiful trees, such as the Baobab displayed above. If you are interested in how these artworks found their way to La Motte and onto the estate’s premium Pierneef wine collection, read more here.
Art on Wine
La Motte’s Pierneef Wine Collection featuring Pierneef’s linocuts on its labels, is La Motte’s premium wine range, consisting of the Pierneef Syrah Viognier and Pierneef Sauvignon Blanc. Enjoying global acclaim for their classic style and remarkable consistency, these wines are made from grapes grown in South Africa’s most Southerly vineyards. Elegant, with exceptional maturation potential.
Functional Pierneef Art
The combination of black and white is timeless when it comes to fashion and décor. Now you can find such classic pieces of black and white Pierneef linocut inspired clothing, furniture, jewellery and textile items on exhibition in the La Motte Museum. This exceptional compilation is a collaboration by Rest Established, FOUND Collection, Love that space, Zuyda van Dyk Bespoke Jewellery and the Voice Collective.
The Wine Bearer
La Motte’s Wine Bearer sculpture welcomes guests to the estate with her calming influence and stature that is at once, humble and proud, strong and sensitive. Now this beautiful piece of art is available as a linocut by Theo Paul Vorster. Get the ultimate Mother’s Day gift from the La Motte Farm Shop. R2800 for the print only and R3600 when framed. Contact La Motte directly to purchase one.
Do you know someone who enjoys monochrome and artistic touches to their décor? Then spoil them with these black and white linen placemats featuring Pierneef linocut prints. Made from a cotton and linen blend with mitred corners and drawn thread detail, this unique item is woven and produced in South Africa, especially for La Motte.
Visit La Motte in May 2022 for some monochrome magic!