19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

Live Virtual Auction, 28 June 2022

In/Tangible: South African Abstract Art
About the Session

Strauss & Co's latest live virtual sale takes place on Tuesday 28 June 2022 and includes three sessions of fine art, including a session devoted entirely to Abstract Art created in South Africa. The 308 lots available to browse, bid and buy in these curated sessions include prints, works on paper, paintings, sculptures, ceramics and books.

This special focus session include prints, portfolios, works on paper, paintings, and sculptures, by local artists working in a broad array of Abstract styles (lots 201-299).

To conclude the sale, Strauss & Co is proud to support established artist Jill Trappler’s latest initiative, The Orange Art Project (OAP). OAP introduces children and youth in foster homes throughout the Western Cape to creativity, arts and crafts through a network of diverse professional artists to assist in educational and social development. Local artists and organisations such as Sam Nhlengethwa, LL Editions, Lwando Dlamini and Pat Mautloa have donated artwork to raise funds for this worthy cause (lots 302-308).


  • Gordon Vorster; Figural Composition
  • Gordon Vorster; Figural Composition
  • Gordon Vorster; Figural Composition
  • Gordon Vorster; Figural Composition


Lot Estimate
ZAR 2 500 - 3 500
Location
Cape Town
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The item was unsold and may still be available

About this Item

South African 1924-1988
Figural Composition
watercolour on paper
image size: 54 by 74cm; sheet size: 56 by 75,5cm; 76 by 94,5 by 2,5cm including frame

Notes

Gordon Vorster exhibited at the Venice Biennale, South African Pavilion in 1958.

Provenance

Gifted to the current owner's parents by the artist.

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