Having a good collection of SA art could be a stroke of genius

02 February 2016 - 02:05
By David Shapiro

A month after my bar mitzvah back in December 1960 my dad took my younger brother, Ian, and me on a holiday to Cape Town. We stayed in Mowbray with his first cousin, Dr Charlie Shapiro (Jonathan "Zapiro's" grandfather).Often we would cross the railway line on foot at the back of Charlie's house and call on his sister, Cissy, who lived a short distance away in Rosebank.

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