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Curatorial Voices – African Landscapes, Past and Present – Strauss & Co

by | Feb 18, 2024 | Arts & Culture, News | 0 comments

LIVE VIRTUAL AUCTION at Strauss &Co 19 February

Curatorial Voices – African Landscapes, Past and Present is a Live Virtual Auction at Strauss & Co with last day of viewing on Monday and sale at 7pm.

Led by highly collectable paintings by JH Pierneef and Cinga Samson, the second edition of the curated auction Curatorial Voices: African Landscapes, Past and Present, showcases art by pioneering modernist and trailblazing contemporary artists from Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ghana, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tunisia and Zimbabwe, with a thematic focus on landscape.

Coinciding with the Investec Cape Town Art Fair (16-18 February 2024), an important event on the African art calendar, Curatorial Voices: African Landscape, Past and Present will present artworks by internationally recognised artists like Jake Aikman, Zander Blom, Kudzanai Chiurai, Ablade Glover, David Goldblatt, Moshekwa Langa, Bronwyn Katz, William Kentridge, Thameur Mejri, Sam Nhlengethwa, Thania Petersen, Thierry Oussou, Owusu-Ankomah, Usha Seejarim and Gerard Sekoto.

Curatorial Voices African Landscapes

J H Pierneef

“This comprehensive auction, a collaboration with experts from across the African continent, reveals a nuanced understanding of the diverse cultural, historical and environmental contexts that have shaped artistic representations of the landscape,” say Jean le Clus-Theron and Leigh Leyde, Joint Heads of Sale, Strauss & Co. “Through an examination of various themes, Curatorial Voices: African Landscapes, Past and Present seeks to engage viewers in a dialogue that transcends time and space, connecting past representations to contemporary perspectives.”

WHAT: Curatorial Voices – African Landscapes, Past and Present
WHERE: Strauss & Co, 35 Brickfield Road,35 Brickfield Road, Woodstock, Cape Town 7925
WHEN: Viewing weekend 17 & 18 February from 10am – 5pm with walkabouts starting at 11am. Monday 10am – 5pm. AUCTION:  7:00pm Mon, 19 Feb 2024
INFO: T 021 683 6560 | E ct@straussart.co.za | VISIT 

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