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Dirk Meerkotter

South African 1922-2017 


In 1950, Dirk Meerkotter held his first solo exhibition at the Constantia Gallery in Johannesburg to great acclaim. He held a total of 87 solo exhibitions across South Africa and Namibia between 1951 and 2009 and participated in many group exhibitions in Southern Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the USA. Meerkotter also participated in the Florence and Sao Paulo Biennales in the seventies. In 1992 Meerkotter received a prestigious award from the FAK and, in 2001, he was awarded an honorary medal from the South African Association for Science and Art for his extraordinary contribution to the visual arts. Meerkotter was inspired by the vibrating world of line, colour (sound), texture, form, rhythm and space, which he endeavoured to portray with integrity in his paintings, etchings and ceramics. 


94 lots offered      72.34% sold      R 691 078
 

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Abstract Composition
29 Nov 2021
Sold for R 1 876
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Abstract Oak Tree
7 Nov 2021
Unsold
 
Dirk Meerkotter; Ruimte Strukture (Space Structures)
25 Oct 2021
Sold for R 41 038
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Golden Still Life
25 Oct 2021
Unsold
 
Dirk Meerkotter; Persian Mood
25 Oct 2021
Unsold
 
Dirk Meerkotter; Die Rooi Masker (The Red Mask)
25 Oct 2021
Unsold
 
Dirk Meerkotter; Illuminated Void
27 Sep 2021
Sold for R 82 075
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Refleksies No. 2 (Reflections No. 2)
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 11 725
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Street Scene
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 11 725
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Street Scene
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 23 450
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Die Plaas (The Farm)
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 23 450
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Dirk Meerkotter; Still Life with Fruit and Jug
23 Aug 2021
Sold for R 25 795
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT

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