Live Virtual Auction, 28 June 2022About 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.
The first session offers Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art with a focus on Prints and Multiples, Works on Paper, Sculpture and Ceramics (lots 1 - 88).
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About this Item
Another example from the same edition is in the Tate Collection, London.
"In the late 1940s, William Scott (1913-1989) realised that 'if the guitar was to Braque his Madonna, the frying pan could be my guitar.' Described by the distinguished critic Hilton Kramer as 'the best painter of his generation in England', Scott is most often admired for his kitchen-table still lifes, featuring pots, pans, bowls, plates of mackerel, pears and so on – all rendered simple and plain. 'I chose … objects without any glamour,' he said ('a few eggs, a toasting fork'): 'I wanted my pictures to have a painting not literary success."1