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.


Sold for

ZAR 199 325
Lot 7
  • Richard Mudariki; The Last Judgement
  • Richard Mudariki; The Last Judgement
  • Richard Mudariki; The Last Judgement


Lot Estimate
ZAR 150 000 - 200 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 199 325

About this Item

Zimbabwean/South African 1985-
The Last Judgement

signed and dated 2013; signed and dated 2013 on the reverse

oil on canvas
198,5 by 159,5cm excluding frame; 203 by 163,5 by 4,5cm including frame

Notes

Born in 1985 in Zimbabwe, Richard Mudariki is a full-time professional painter who lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. He studied under the mentorship of renowned painters Helen Lieros and Greg Shaw at Gallery Delta in Harare. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree in Archaeology, Cultural Heritage, and Museum Studies. Known for his original modernist paintings full of social commentary on various issues in Africa, he has participated in various major exhibitions in South Africa, Germany, London, and Zimbabwe.

Biography courtesy of Africa First.

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by the current owner in 2013.

Cotton Tree Collection.

Exhibited

1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London, 2013.
Sanlam Art Gallery, Cape Town and Johannesburg, Mutara Wenguva –Time Line, 2017.

Literature

Stefan Hundt (2017) Mutarera Wenguva –Time Line, exhibition catalogue, Johannesburg: Sanlam Art Gallery, illustrated on page 69.

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