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Alexis Preller ‘Fleurs du Mal’ – Strauss & co 13th November 2017 Auction

Alexis Preller Fleurs du Mal, 1944, signed and dated 44 ; oil on canvas ; 48 by 116,5cm This iconic work, Fleurs du Mal (1944), was often included in Esmé Berman’s public lectures when she was presenting and discussing Alexis … 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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JONI BRENNER SHOWS AT CAPE TOWN ART FAIR 2015

Joni Brenner has worked within and against the genre of portraiture since the early 1990s, making portraits in a range of media including oil on canvas, on wax slabs and on hard stone surfaces, and others made using clay and … Continue reading

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Has William Kentridge gone ‘Huisgenoot’?

There I was in the company of good friends enjoying Johannesburg’s glorious weather and settling in for a leisurely lunch at a Greek eating establishment. Then out of the blue my good friend, a strategic branding and advertising guru, posed … Continue reading

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