Category Archives: SOUTH AFRICAN CONTEMPORARY ART

Karel Nel ‘Wayfarer, Mudif, Johannesburg’ Strauss & Co 13th November 2017 Auction

‘Much of my drawing and environmental artwork explore the external and internal phenomena we call reality and, in my work, I draw on both artistic and scientific ways of making the world.’ Karel Nel Wayfarer, Mudif, Johannesburg, 2004, 2005, forms … Continue reading

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Ernest Mancoba ‘Untitled’ – Strauss & co 13th November 2017 Auction

Ernest Mancoba dedicated this lithograph to his sister Edith Ntomtela (1910-2006), Diepkloof, Johannesburg. Ernest Mancoba, Untitled 1989 signed, dated 89, numbered 119/120 and inscribed with the title in pencil ; colour lithograph ; image size: 39 by 28cm One evening … Continue reading

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DIANE VICTOR – Transcend

With the sharpness of a scalpel artist Diane Victor slices through society’s posturing and pretenses to expose the unsettling, the disturbing and the unjust. She approaches each of her drawings, lithographs and etchings with uncompromising intensity and relentlessly explores the … Continue reading

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REMEMBERING ROBERT HODGINS (1920 – 2010)

‘I think there’s something of a split personality … outside the studio, I think I’m not much: a cheery bloke, full of anecdotes and jokes, wise saws and modern instances, light and agreeable on the palate. But the painter in … Continue reading

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