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‘Art of Blindness’ Online Auction Celebrates the Talents of the Blind and Aims to Raise R1-million for World Leading Cyber Security Program

  16 September, 2020 – The Hein Wagner Academy aims to raise one-million Rand with an exclusive art auction. The funds raised will go towards expanding the world’s first training and certification program enabling blind Academy graduates to become specialists in the field of Cyber Security. The online timed auction will run until November 30 and can be accessed via the website www.heinwagneracademy.org and follow the link for the auction. Entitled the Art of Blindness, the Art auction platf …



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Appreciation Daily Delight #12

  When you buy a piece of art, you’ve not just buying an object. You are buying hundreds of hours of hard work, experimentation, skill and talent. You are moments buying years of frustrations to perfection and moments of pure joy. You are not just buying one thing but a piece of a heart, a soul, someones dream. We have a small collection of artwork you can buy from our online Luxury Xclusive boutique to support African artists doing amazing work to set the bar up high. https://luxuryxclusiv …



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Art Fairs May Have Been Postponed, Gone Online, or Cancelled Entirely but You Can Still Buy a Museum Masterpiece

Traditionally September in Johannesburg is a month of creativity when art fairs, galleries and artists collaborate in celebration of art. The year 2020 will be remembered like no other, with just about everything turned upside down, including the art world. Fortunately, the creative economy has responded with virtual fairs, online auctions and speciality curated exhibitions accessible from phones and laptops, allowing art lovers still to get their fix, invest and collect. Coinciding with these c …



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Buying art, fine wine and collectables – online hammer with Strauss & Co

This is the auction to bookmark for the best in Rhône wines from 6-14 April When Roland Peens of Wine Cellar fine wine merchants met Bina Genovese and the Strauss & Co team in 2019, a dream of combined art, collectables and fine wine auctions started taking shape. A year later, in a time of disruption, Strauss & Co continues to propose fine art and wines across different growers and sites on auction online, with secure delivery post Lockdown. Bidding on Straussart.co.za runs from the 6th …



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Masters from Southern Africa Explained by Strauss & Co Art Experts, Ahead of 26-28 July Virtual Live Auction

  Collectors the world over are buying historical, modern and contemporary art from Africa Something very exciting is happening in the art world right now. There is an awakening, indeed a burgeoning of collector and commercial interest in the power of artists from Africa, and from Southern Africa in particular. Inclusive dialogue sees the international art world embracing a global perspective and driving diversity. Art from the continent is now so much more accessible, and the seasoned art …



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More Art on View as RMB Turbine Art Fair Extends Online Viewing

  RMB Turbine Art Fair launched its online fair on 28th August.  Due to the enthusiastic support from art lovers and buyers the online fair has been extended until 13thSeptember 2020. RMB TAF online has received over 21 000 uniuqe vistors and in excess of 600 artwork enquires to date. “We are delighted with the support RMB TAF online has received to date.  Our aim with the Fair was to support the galleries and artists in giving them a platform in which they can market themselves and their a …



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RMB Turbine Art Fair goes online this weekend

  RMB Turbine Art Fair will be taking place online, from 27th August until the 2nd September 2020. RMB TAF is where visionaries meet and showcases established & new talent in the rich cultural & creative landscape of Africa. RMB TAF is a unique South African Art fair that brings together exhibitors from around the SADC region to present, sell and celebrate works. The fair is the epicentre of emerging art in South Africa and presents a space for the showcasing of established and new …



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RMB Turbine Art Fair goes virtual in 2020

  RMB Turbine Art Fair (RMB TAF), a unique South African art fair that brings together exhibitors from around the country to present, sell and celebrate art, is going virtual this year – a first of its kind in South Africa. RMB TAF has become the epicentre of emerging art in South Africa. It presents a space for the showcasing of established and new talent in an environment that is immersive, accessible and inclusive. August 2020 will be the 8thedition of RMB Turbine Art Fair with the aim o …



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SA’s Leading Winemakers Talk Wine & Art Ahead of the Combined Strauss & Co Virtual Live Auction

  26-28 July auction one to bookmark for SA’s finest wines: Kanonkop, Klein Constantia and Boekenhoutskloof We had the rare opportunity to speak to three of SA’s leading winemakers – each with an affinity for art – about their wines and their personal art highlights in the 26-28 July Strauss & Co auction catalogue. In this tough time for the wine industry, Strauss & Co auctions have included vintage fine wines in their portfolio via partners Wine Cellar fine wine merchants and exper …



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SOUTHERN GUILD LAUNCHES CLOSER, STILL, A HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE DURING THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC

30% of sales from online exhibition will be donated to Afrika Tikkun’s relief programme in local townships With South Africa in lockdown and the dire need for collective action to assist residents of our under-resourced townships and informal settlements, Southern Guild gallery has launched Closer, Still – an online exhibition to raise funds for those hardest hit. The exhibition features work by 22 leading South African artists and designers, who have partnered with the gallery to donate 30% fro …



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Southern Guild Takes Part in Intersect Aspen For First Time

  Virtual art fair (formerly Art Aspen) presents African design to a new audience of US collectors Southern Guild is pleased to announce its participation in Intersect Aspen, an online viewing room and virtual art fair presenting over 102 international exhibitors from 27 countries. Intersect Aspen is the new name of Art Aspen, an annual art and cultural event in the heart of one of the USA’s most prestigious collector communities in Colorado. Intersect Aspen will be live Wednesday, July 22 …



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Stalwarts and Newcomers Ensure Solid Results at Strauss & Co’s Three-Day Live Sale

  The emergence of a new class of younger collectors coupled with a strong showing by auction favourites J. H. Pierneef and Irma Stern enabled Strauss & Co to achieve solid results from its three-day live sale of South African fine wine and Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art. The sale was live-streamed from Strauss & Co’s offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town to an international audience and it attracted a large cohort of online and telephone bidders. The sale, which concluded on …



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Strauss & Co auctions presents SA’s first combined art and fine wine online auction

Burgundy and Champagne themed fine wine and art auction now online until 16 March A recent development for Strauss & Co auctions has been their significant foray into online auctions and now, for the first time, Strauss & Co presents a combined art and fine wine online auction. Bidding on Straussart.co.za runs until the 16th of March with 80 lots from 35 producers on auction, including a fine mix of mature wines and highly sought-after collectables.It’s the kind of auction that allows fo …



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Strauss & Co combined virtual auction exceeds sales during Covid-19 and affirms strong support for fine art collectables and fine wines

  Strauss & Co’s live virtual auction kicks off with white-glove wine session, with 500 bidders vying for rare and collectable wines in Strauss & Co’s virtual auction. Strauss & Co’s first virtual sale of South African and international fine wines, held in full compliance with national lockdown regulations, saw all 115 lots in this Bordeaux-themed sale find buyers. Hosted by online auction platform Invaluable.com, the white-glove sale – auction parlance for 100% sales in a sessi …



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Strauss & Co Live Virtual Auction Sets New South African Wine Record with Kanonkop

  Strauss & Co established a new South African wine-auction record when a rare vertical tracking three decades of Kanonkop’s Paul Sauer, South Africa’s most iconic red wine, sold to an online bidder for R546 240 at the start of its three-day virtual auction. The exceptional offering of 19 large-format bottles of Kanonkop’s signature Bordeaux-style wine attracted considerable interest and eventually sold for double the pre-sale estimate. The wine auction forms part of Strauss & Co’s …



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Strauss & Co’s September online sale delivers solid returns for sellers

  In what can only be read as an affirmation of South African art and artists, Strauss & Co posted a new record turnover for an individual online-only sale. Timed to coincide with its parallel participation in the virtual edition of the recent RMB Turbine Art Fair (27 August – 2 September), Strauss & Co’s fifth online-only auction of 2020 grossed R7 288 495. The 12-session sale featured 719 individual lots, of which 528 sold (73.44% lot sell-through rate). The sale attracted over 80 …



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Susie Goodman Art Auctioneer and Trailblazer

Grab every opportunity, have fun, and appreciate the small things. Globally the art auction market is still male dominated with the very important and high value evening auctions mainly being taken by men. But at Strauss & Co, the situation is different – we have three women auctioneers and one man. The art world is generally a good place for a woman to work because it is so flexible and variable, but there are not enough hours in the day to do all the things one has to do in a normal workin …



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