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South African art museum attracts tourists from around the world

Although the museum offers reduced-price tickets to South Africans and gratis-entrance to school children, its location in Cape Town's posh waterfront and ownership by a wealthy foreigner has generated some controversy.

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    A new museum in South Africa has quickly become a top tourist attraction.

    But the collection of contemporary art in Cape Town's also causing controversy among local artists and critics.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports.


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