19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art
Live Virtual Auction, 28 June 2022
In/Tangible: South African Abstract ArtAbout 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).
About this Item
signed, dated 2017, numbered PP and inscribed with the title in pencil in the margin
From an edition of 4.
The sale of the present lot is to support, The Orange Art Project (OAP). OAP is a project for social coherence, education, and creativity using visual arts and crafts. 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.
Nandipha Mntambo was born in Swaziland in 1982. She obtained her Masters 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 and her work has further been exhibited 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 interrogation the form of gender in representation and the similarities and differences between humans and animals. She works between Cape Town and Johannesburg.