Visually interesting South African group Die Antwoord, are among the highlights of Strauss & Co’s current South African and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery online-only auction which opened on Monday 30th April.
Photographer Roger Ballen’s much-admired displayed photographs are among South African acts along with and International Art, Decorative Arts & Jewellery online-only auction which opened for a week on Monday 30th April.
The female form is also highlighted and celebrated in Lionel Smit’s Portrait of a Woman (oil on canvas) and Alfred Neville Lewis’ Pondo Women with Aloes (oil on panel).
Further capturing of musicians is Ode to Gideon Nxumalo and Chris McGregor by Sam Nhlengethwa which captures the two jazz greats in a colour lithograph.
There are numerous digital photographs on auction such as is Spooky Eyes, a 2012 image that further fortified Baleen’s reputation as one of the most sought after photographers. Another standout in the South African and international fine art on offer is Night, a colour photograph by South African Jo Ractliffe, whose work was featured in a contemporary photographic exhibition at Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum in September in 2017.
Strauss & Co is an acknowledged is known for its online auction platform in South Africa, with digital sales having taken place since 2013 till today, where the website is fully interactive and has a gallery where auctions can be views.
The auction opened at 8am on April 30th and closes at 8pm on May 7th. Featuring affordable prints, multiples, paintings, sculptures, and works on paper and books.