Paintings from the art collection of South African literary luminary and anti-apartheid activist André P Brink go on auction by Stephan Welz & Co. in Cape Town on June 6 and 7.
The annual festival of pyjama cricket is upon us again as the world’s best prepare for a six-week slog around India. Here’s who struck gold… and who will be watching on TV with the rest of us.
A night of vigorous bidding at Strauss & Co’s s spring auction in Cape Town generated R58 million in sales, a record for the Cape Town office and the second highest individual sale result for South Africa’s leading auction house. The sale, which featured over 630 pieces, achieved an 82.5% sell-through rate, an achievement unmatched by rivals.
Leading auction house Strauss & Co’s forthcoming spring sale in Cape Town takes place on 10 October.
The Important South African and International Art, Decorative Arts and Jewellery exhibition is coming to the Vineyard Hotel in Cape Town, this month. Treasures once part of the historic Vergelegen estate in Somerset West will be sold by Strauss & Co in their much anticipated auction on 14 March.
As the prices at auction for contemporary art begin to climb, we ask if international buyers are starting to notice? We wonder if South African art is the next place for buyers with big cheque books to make their mark.
Strauss & Co’s summer auction on 9 November at the Wanderers Club will include among its highlights an Italian casting of Anton van Wouw’s famous Dagga Smoker.
The star of the show at Strauss & Co’s winter sale held last night at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg was undoubtedly JH Pierneef, when a new all-time world record was set by his previously unseen painting, Farm Jonkershoek with Twin Peaks Beyond, Stellenbosch.
A collection of more than 150 South African weapons and artefacts from the 19th century will go on auction in Britain this month.