Live Virtual Auction, 28 June 2022

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).

Sold for

ZAR 4 690
Lot 306
  • Jill Trappler; Agency V, Weaving and Unwoven series
  • Jill Trappler; Agency V, Weaving and Unwoven series
  • Jill Trappler; Agency V, Weaving and Unwoven series

Lot Estimate
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 4 690
Location
Cape Town

About this Item

South African 1957-
Agency V, Weaving and Unwoven series
inscribed with the artist's name, date, medium, dimesions and the title on the stretcher on the reverse
oil on canvas
35,5 by 28cm excluding frame; 38,5 by 31 by 3,5cm including frame

Notes

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.

Jill Trappler is a South African painter. Trappler's work is in various private, corporate, and public collections such as the South African National Gallery, Vodacom, SABC, Investec, and Nandos UK. Trappler exhibits regularly in group shows nationally and abroad.

Living in Cape Town for the past 40 years, Trappler has worked throughout the peninsula creating employment opportunities by teaching various crafts and art-making. She has established numerous outreach initiatives including Thupelo Cape Town, Greatmore street studios, the Philani Weaving Project, the Intle Cooperative Project, and, most recently, The Orange Art Project.

As a weaver and spinner by trade, Trappler applies the dynamics of colour mixing, textures, and surfaces to her image-making.


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