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Strauss & Co's benchmark sale of contemporary art returns to the V&A WaterfrontStrauss & Co is pleased to announce the second of its contemporary art sales, the only such sale in South Africa devoted exclusively to this exciting category. The announcement of this 107-lot sale, due to be held on 16 February during the run of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair (15-17 February), coincides with news that Jack Ginsberg, noted Johannesburg collector and philanthropist, has joined the board of Strauss & Co. 21 Jan 2019 Read more

Groundbreaking exhibition remembered by Strauss & Co in its forthcoming saleStrauss & Co's forthcoming November sale in Johannesburg includes a session titled Unsung History that is dedicated to highlighting the achievement of unheralded modernist artists working in the tumultuous period between 1910 and 1994. 24 Oct 2018 Read more

Preller, Kentridge and Tretchikoff top Strauss & Co's Johannesburg saleAlexis Preller was the star artist at Strauss & Co's top-notch winter sale, generating R15.53m in sales from seven lots sold on Monday, 4 June 2018 at the Wanderers Club in Johannesburg. Cementing his stature at auction, Preller posted three of the top five auction results at this live sale, the climax to an energetic programme of art events hosted by the company. 6 Jun 2018 Read more

Contemporary art shines on Strauss & Co Johannesburg saleA museum-quality artwork included in William Kentridge's first career survey in the United States leads a strong selection of contemporary art lots at Strauss & Co's forthcoming Johannesburg sale on 4 June. A market leader in this emergent category, Strauss & Co successfully hosted South Africa's first dedicated contemporary art sale in Cape Town this past February, netting R13.335 million from 71 lots. Kentridge was the top earner at this sale; a charcoal drawing from his stop-animation film, Felix in Exile (1994), fetching R2.27 million. 24 May 2018 Read more

Strauss & Co's upcoming Johannesburg sale studded with museum-calibre worksA museum-quality artwork by William Kentridge, a gripping 1950 self-portrait by Alexis Preller and an intimate post-impressionist painting by Edouard Vuillard are among the outstanding lots at Strauss & Co's forthcoming live sale in Johannesburg, to be held at the Wanderers Club on 4 June. 22 May 2018 Read more


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