Curatorial Voices: Modern and Contemporary Art from Africa

Live Virtual Auction, 28 February 2023

Curatorial Voices: Modern and Contemporary Art from Africa
About the Session

Curatorial Voices: Modern and Contemporary Art from Africa is a dynamic collaborative project conceived by Strauss & Co to address the need for diversified representation of artists from across the African continent in the secondary market. Curated by Strauss & Co Heads of Sale, Kirsty Colledge and Kate Fellens, with input by seven international art experts with embedded knowledge of Africa; Serge Tiroche, Valerie Kabov, Heba Elkayal, Danda Jaroljmek, Anne Kariuki, Dana Endundo Ferreira, Kimberley Cunningham. Curatorial Voices presents collectors with a broad selection of work by leading contemporary artists alongside select pieces by important historical artists.


  • Nandipha Mntambo; Quiet Acts of Affection (A)
  • Nandipha Mntambo; Quiet Acts of Affection (A)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000

About this Item

Swazi 1982-
Quiet Acts of Affection (A)
2012
cow tail on cotton paper
98 by 101cm excluding frame; 109 by 113 by 4,5cm including frame

Notes

Nandipha Mntambo was born in Swaziland in 1982. She works between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Mntambo obtained her Master’s in Fine Arts from the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town. In 2011, Mntambo was awarded the Standard Bank Young Artist Award. She has had several solo shows in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Europe, with her work being included in many group shows
locally and internationally.

Mntambo works in sculpture, video, printmaking, performance, and photography. She is well known for her sculptural works in cowhide, which interrogate the form of gender in representation and the similarities and differences between humans and animals.

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by the current owners, 2012.

Property of Collectors.

Literature

Sophie Perryer (ed) (2011) Nandipha Mntambo, exhibition catalogue, Cape Town: Michael Stevenson in association with Standard Bank, another example from the edition illustrated in colour on page 98 and 102 with the title ′Actos de fé que estão entre mãe e′

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