Two triumphant still lifes by Irma Stern lead a strong selection of paintings by important post-war artists Walter Battiss, Christo Coetzee, Erik Laubscher and Alexis Preller on offer at Strauss
Record-breaking sale total World record for Alexis Preller 93% value sell-through rate A packed salesroom punctuated by enthusiastic applause acknowledged the fierce rivalry among collectors for top paintings, unseen in
Alexis Preller was the star artist at Strauss & Co’s top-notch winter sale, generating R15.53 million in sales from seven lots sold on Monday, 4 June 2018 at the Wanderers
Brave collectors with an eye for opportunity and future growth should consider the strong offering of abstract works gathered by Strauss & Co for inclusion in its forthcoming live sale
Sydney Kumalo was in his early 30s when he began work on his Madala series, highly collectable bronzes depicting old men and cast in small editions by dealer Egon Guenther.
Two newly rediscovered works – a Sydney Kumalo bronze from the sculptor’s golden period and Alexis Preller’s transformative study of a wounded soldier – are among the stand-out lots on
Strauss & Co’s forthcoming Johannesburg live sale includes a selection of important works by leading South African artists, including standout lots by stalwarts of the auction market, JH Pierneef, Alexis Preller and Irma Stern. The