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  • Innovating in lockdown Emerging Painting Invitational launches a special collaboration with Strauss & Co

      14 October 2020

    Emerging Painting Invitational – the pan-African emerging painting prize, launched by the Emerging African Art Galleries Association (EAAGA) in 2019 in Harare, Zimbabwe – like all international art events, faced a dilemma in 2020. The objective of EPI is to bring international attention and professional support to the widest diversity of young painters across Africa as well as to spotlight different art communities across the continent through the unique exhibition/conference/prize/art fair model.

  • From Pierneef to Makamo: a heritage of artistic pedigree in Strauss & Co’s Spring online-only auction

      13 October 2020

    Strauss & Co’s October online-only auction, which is now open and runs until 8pm on Monday 19 October, offers a cornucopia of pleasures. The lot offerings encompass collectable art, jewellery and accessories, and fine wine. Highlights include Kanonkop’s CWG Paul Sauer, the ne plus ultra of South African wines, as well as luxurious ladies’ silk scarves and gentlemen’s silk ties by Hermès.

  • Bold ideas and new categories inform North/South, Strauss & Co’s new four-day sale

      9 October 2020

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce details of its forthcoming multi-day live virtual auction of art, decorative arts, jewellery and fine wine, due to take place from Sunday, 8 November to Wednesday, 11 November 2020. This exciting bi-city initiative is titled NORTH/SOUTH and replaces the company’s traditional end-of-year city sales in Johannesburg and Cape Town with a consolidated virtual sale involving both offices simultaneously. While new in format and duration, NORTH/SOUTH is a showcase of everything Strauss & Co does best.

  • Strauss & Co to offer the Tasso Foundation Collection of important South African art assembled by the late Giulio Bertrand of Morgenster

      8 October 2020

    Strauss & Co is delighted to announce that its forthcoming North/South sale (8–11 November 2020) will include a session exclusively devoted to the holdings of the Tasso Foundation Collection of important South African art assembled by the late Giulio Bertrand. Italian-born Giulio Bertrand (1927–2018) is best known to South Africans for his transformative activities at Morgenster Estate in Somerset West.

  • Strauss & Co’s September online sale delivers solid returns for sellers

      8 September 2020

    In what can only be read as an affirmation of South African art and artists, Strauss & Co posted a new record turnover for an individual online-only sale. Timed to coincide with its parallel participation in the virtual edition of the recent RMB Turbine Art Fair (27 August – 2 September), Strauss & Co’s fifth online-only auction of 2020 grossed R7 288 495.

  • From Volschenk to Armstrong: Two centuries of South African art on view in Strauss & Co’s large-scale online auction

      22 May 2020

    With museums and galleries closed during Covid-19 health lockdown, Strauss & Co’s online sale of Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts and Wine (25 May – 1 June) offers an inspiring journey through two centuries of art from South Africa, and beyond. Like a museum with many annexes, the 500-lot sale covers a range of artistic genres and periods, and features a handsome showcase of decorative arts and wines inspired by Chenin and Pinotage.

  • Strauss & Co’s healthy sale affirms resilience and liquidity of collector market

      13 May 2020

    The dynamic transition to online marketing and sales, coupled with a strategic international technology partnership with Invaluable.com and – most importantly – the heartening support from its loyal clients, enabled Strauss & Co to achieve solid turnover in its maiden virtual auction. Held over two days in full compliance with national health regulations, with auctioneers leading the live-streamed sale from studios set up in Cape Town and Johannesburg, the nearly 650-lot sale earned R79 million with a lot sell-through rate of 77.34% and value sell-through rate of 78.61%.


Press Archive

  • Strauss & Co’s fifth online-only auction of 2020 highlights importance of charity

      24 August 2020

    Strauss & Co’s forthcoming auction of modern, post-war and contemporary art, decorative arts and fine wine (27 August – 7 September) coincides with a felicitous change in mood signalled by the easing of lockdown restrictions, imminent arrival of spring and launch of the 2020 edition of the RMB Turbine Art Fair. Art highlights from this online-only auction include works by auction evergreens Walter Battiss, Peter Clarke, William Kentridge, Nelson Makamo, J.H. Pierneef and Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi.

  • Gladys Mgudlandlu and Maggie Laubser lead Strauss & Co’s diverse presentation at the 2020 RMB Turbine Art Fair

      24 August 2020

    Time-honoured customs may have been upended by a global pandemic, but Strauss & Co is once again participating in the annual RMB Turbine Art Fair with a vigorous programme of contributions to this year’s virtual edition. These contributions include a talk by Strauss & Co chairperson Frank Kilbourn and two-person exhibition devoted to Gladys Mgudlandlu and Maggie Laubser.

  • Consignments open for North/South, Strauss & Co’s new cross-country virtual sale

      13 August 2020

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce details for North/South, an exciting weeklong virtual sale of art, fine wine and decorative arts due to be held over five consecutive days from 8–12 November 2020.

  • Stalwarts and newcomers ensure solid results at Strauss & Co’s three-day live sale

      30 July 2020

    The emergence of a new class of younger collectors coupled with a strong showing by auction favourites J. H. Pierneef and Irma Stern enabled Strauss & Co to achieve solid results from its three-day live sale of South African fine wine and Modern, Post-War and Contemporary art. The sale was live-streamed from Strauss & Co’s offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town to an international audience and it attracted a large cohort of online and telephone bidders. The sale, which concluded on Tuesday evening with Session 5, earned a total of R66.9 million with a satisfying lot sell-through rate of close to 80%.

  • Strauss & Co live virtual auction sets new South African wine record with Kanonkop

      27 July 2020

    Strauss & Co established a new South African wine-auction record when a rare vertical tracking three decades of Kanonkop’s Paul Sauer, South Africa’s most iconic red wine, sold to an online bidder for R546 240 at the start of its three-day virtual auction. The exceptional offering of 19 large-format bottles of Kanonkop’s signature Bordeaux-style wine attracted considerable interest and eventually sold for double the pre-sale estimate.

  • From Venice to Virtual: Strauss & Co’s sale features acclaimed contemporary artists

      23 July 2020

    Works by acclaimed artists Wim Botha, William Kentridge, Misheck Masamvu, Athi-Patra Ruga, Penny Siopis and Portia Zvavahera – artists who have all exhibited at the prestigious Venice Biennale – form part of the extensive contemporary art offering from Strauss & Co’s forthcoming winter Live Virtual sale, due to be held over three days from 26 to 28 July. Bidding for the contemporary consignment will commence on Monday, 27 July at 4pm with a work on paper by Kentridge, Telegrams from the Nose (estimate R90 000 – 120 0000).

  • Major Pierneef Landscape heads Strauss & Co July flagship auction

      18 July 2020

    The cover lot of Strauss & Co’s winter Live Virtual auction, due to be held over three days from 26 to 28 July, is a monumental bushveld scene by JH Pierneef. Painted in 1953, Bosveld (estimate R9 – 12 million) is a masterpiece from this coveted painter’s late period and originates from a superb single-owner collection that includes museum-quality works by Gregoire Boonzaier, Dylan Lewis, Alexis Preller, Gerard Sekoto, Irma Stern and Edoardo Villa, among others.

  • Strauss & Co pulls back the wraps on Winter Online Sale

      1 July 2020

    Sensitive to the current COVID-19 situation and in full compliance with the restrictions that have been imposed, Strauss & Co is forging ahead with the programme of Online auctions. It is indeed encouraging to note that, despite all the gloom and doom, there is unwavering interest in the arts, both fine and decorative.

  • Decorative Arts Highlights on the July Online Auction

      1 July 2020

    The July 2020 Online Auction is the Decorator’s dream.

  • Strauss & Co’s three-day July sale climaxes with impressive survey collection of art

      22 June 2020

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce details of its high-quality offerings from its forthcoming virtual auction, which will be led by auctioneers in studios in Johannesburg and Cape Town and live-streamed through Invaluable.com over three consecutive days in late July. The sale commences on Sunday 26 July with a session devoted to fine wines from three esteemed Cape winemakers – Boekenhoutskloof, Klein Constantia and Kanonkop – and climaxes with the offering of two notable single-owner collections on Tuesday 28 July.

  • Supporting Workers in the Golf Industry

      15 June 2020

    GolfRSA launched the COVID-19 Help Fund in April to assist caddies and thousands of other loyal casual golf industry workers who have received little or no financial aid during the current pandemic crisis.

  • Scenes of spaciousness and colour top Strauss & Co’s June online auction

      4 June 2020

    Scenes of open ranges and domestic beauty by a diverse list of artists substantially contributed to Strauss & Co’s positive June online sale, which earned R5.6 million from the 72% lots sold. JH Pierneef, a master of spaciousness and rural quiet, was the star performer, with three works by him placing in the top ten lots sold.

  • Trove of superb Irma Stern paintings tops Strauss & Co’s Live Virtual May sale

      28 April 2020

    Strauss & Co is very pleased to announce details of its much-anticipated autumn sale, due to be held on Sunday 10 and Monday 11 May. This important two-day sale includes paintings by several important twentieth-century moderns, including Irma Stern, items from three notable single-owner collections of decorative arts and a Bordeaux-themed sale of rare wines from South Africa and France.

  • Travelling artists: Battiss, Pierneef, Preller and Stern lead Strauss & Co’s Live Virtual May sale

      28 April 2020

    Travel was central to the life and work of Walter Battiss, JH Pierneef, Alexis Preller and Irma Stern, four important twentieth-century moderns whose work forms the core of Strauss & Co’s superb art offering to be auctioned online on Monday, 11 May. The change in format of Strauss & Co’s autumn sale of important South African moderns was necessitated by the current Covid-19 outbreak.

  • Refinement and tradition central to Strauss & Co’s Live Virtual decorative arts auction

      28 April 2020

    Strauss & Co is proud to announce the auction of three notable single-owner collections in its online sale of 19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Wine, due to be held on Monday, 11 May. The revised virtual format was necessitated by the current Covid-19 outbreak.

  • New format for live auction scheduled for 10 and 11 May 2020

      24 April 2020

    A message from Chairperson, Frank Kilbourn

  • Strauss & Co’s digital journey pays dividends in a changing business landscape

      17 April 2020

    Robust bidding for the 695 lots in Strauss & Co’s second online auction for 2020 saw this “lockdown” sale total R6 million from 499 lots sold, (inclusive of aftersales), a new company record for online. Speaking via Zoom from his home in Cape Town due to restrictions imposed by a national health lockdown, Strauss & Co chairperson Frank Kilbourn said the sale affirmed a company decision in 2013 to embark on a digital journey.

  • Strauss & Co’s tried-and-tested online platform builds bridges during lockdown

      3 April 2020

    Strauss & Co’s forthcoming online auction of Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Asian Arts, Jewellery and Wine, which runs from 6 to 14 April, offers collectors an opportunity to acquire exciting works in various media while respecting the terms of the public health lockdown. Highlights include a stirring portfolio by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Greg Marinovich, an imaginative depiction of a dog by Norman Catherine, and important portfolio of prints by Diane Victor, an edition of which is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

  • 2020 Online Auction: Decorative Arts & Jewellery to suit every pocket

      3 April 2020

    Strauss & Co’s eagerly awaited Online auction commences on 6 April. In these troubled times when one is housebound, there can be no better way of whiling away the hours than browsing through the amazing array of pieces consigned for this auction.

  • Stellar debuts for young artists at Strauss & Co’s contemporary art sale

      17 February 2020

    Talented multi-media artist Athi-Patra Ruga once again topped Strauss & Co’s annual contemporary art sale in Cape Town when his wool and thread tapestry measuring three-metres high sold for R796 600. Held in a portside warehouse in the V&A Waterfront, the 102-lot sale grossed R12.3 million with a lot sell-through rate of 71%.

  • Strauss & Co to offer impressive single-owner collection of contemporary African art

      11 February 2020

    Cape Town, with its diverse and sophisticated ecosystem of galleries, museums, institutions and events, has over the last few years established itself as a global art capital. Launched three years ago at the V&A Waterfront, Strauss & Co’s contemporary art sale is an important addition to this vibrant network of opportunity for artists and collectors.

  • Strauss & Co Contemporary sale features globally acclaimed young artists

      27 January 2020

    Strauss & Co, the leading auction house for South African art, is pleased to offer works by African artists at the cutting edge of current artistic practice globally. Many of the artists featured in the company’s forthcoming Cape Town sale of contemporary African art – among them Lisa Brice, Omar Victor Diop, Zanele Muholi, Berni Searle and Mary Sibande – have in the last few years presented well-received exhibitions across of the world.

  • Strauss & Co at the Stellenbosch Woordfees, 6-15 March 2020 A Sophisticated Cultural Presence

      27 January 2020

    When Frank Kilbourn sits down with Gerhard Marx, festival artist of the Stellenbosch Woordfees 2020, for a pleasant public heart-to-heart, the audience will quickly get that the executive chairperson of Strauss & Co has a solid hand on and a passion for the convoluted, but exciting, territory of contemporary art.

  • Strauss & Co’s 2020 contemporary art sale is a bumper offering of pan-African talent

      13 January 2020

    A new wave of internationally celebrated South African artists, among them Nicholas Hlobo, Athi-Patra Ruga and Simphiwe Ndzube, lead Strauss & Co’s much-anticipated Contemporary Art auction, due to be held in Cape Town on 15 February. Now in its third year, this benchmark annual sale coincides with the Investec Cape Town Art Fair and will feature 102 carefully vetted lots, among them a consignment of pan-African works from a South African collector.

  • 2019 Cassirer Welz Award Winner

      29 November 2019

  • Vigorous bidding for the contents of Harcroft House in Constantia

      20 November 2019

  • Strauss & Co to auction contents of historic Constantia mansion

      12 November 2019

  • Strauss & Co establishes four new world records at its Johannesburg sale

      12 November 2019

  • From Sash to Siopis: Strauss sale celebrates prominent role of Wits University in South African art history

      5 November 2019

  • An icon resurrected: Lucas Sithole’s highly important buffalo sculpture to go on sale

      5 November 2019

  • The History of Harcroft House

      31 October 2019

  • Strauss & Co’s October results bode well for the Pierneef market

      15 October 2019

  • Strauss & Co’s November sale explores South African art’s love affair with Paris

      15 October 2019

  • Single-owner collections shine at Strauss & Co’s upbeat spring sale

      8 October 2019

  • Two centuries of artistic innovation compiled in Strauss & Co’s spring sale

      25 September 2019

  • Strauss & Co’s decorative arts sale features two impressive single-owner collections

      25 September 2019

  • Summary overview of Strauss & Co’s bumper half-year in 2019

      15 August 2019

  • A warming current of satire and irony energises Art Month at Welgemeend

      19 July 2019

  • Strauss & Co creates a meeting of great minds at the RMB Turbine Art Fair

      10 July 2019

  • Peter Haden, a vital force in 1960s Johannesburg, remembered at Strauss & Co

      10 July 2019

  • Exciting selection of contemporary art alongside ground-breaking Louis Khehla Maqhubela and Douglas Portway exhibition, ‘A Meeting of Minds’, at RMB Turbine Art Fair (TAF), 12 – 14 July 2019

      8 July 2019

  • Strauss & Co’s ‘Saturday Live’ – An important new addition to the SA auction calendar

      27 May 2019

  • First Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction set to take place in Johannesburg on 8 June 2019

      27 May 2019

  • Historical artists prove their staying power at Strauss & Co auction

      21 May 2019

  • Strauss & Co sale casts a spotlight on pioneers of South African painting

      14 May 2019

  • Strauss & Co sale highlights how artist-teachers have shaped SA art

      10 May 2019

  • Asian Decorative Arts and Jewellery Focus in Strauss & Co’s May Online Sale

      3 May 2019

  • Strauss & Co set to establish ground-breaking fine wine auctions in South Africa

      11 April 2019

  • African landscapes by Alexander Lindsay, descendent of Lady Anne Barnard on view in her former Cape home

      2 April 2019

  • Works from two important collections feature on Strauss & Co’s April online sale

      1 April 2019

  • Strauss & Co shatters R100-million barrier

      19 March 2019

  • Strauss & Co offers two exceptional single-owner collections of decorative arts

      13 March 2019

  • Strauss & Co brings work from four peerless collections to market

      13 March 2019

  • An Irma Stern feast on offer at Strauss & Co’s March sale

      7 March 2019

  • Strauss & Co previews South African masterpieces in historical Stellenbosch home

      28 February 2019

  • New photography and young painters shine at Strauss & Co’s Contemporary Art Sale

      19 February 2019

  • Great excitement surrounds Strauss & Co’s March sale of historically significant works

      31 January 2019

  • Strauss & Co’s benchmark sale of contemporary art returns to the V&A Waterfront

      16 January 2019

  • Works from leading Contemporary Artists from Africa and its Diaspora in Zeitz MOCAA Benefit Auction

      20 November 2018

  • Strauss & Co November sale hits a high note with bold results from their An Unsung History auction – setting new records for contemporaries Moses Tladi and JH Pierneef

      16 November 2018

  • Four singular artists bolster Strauss & Co’s R80-million Johannesburg sale

      7 November 2018

  • City story: Strauss & Co sale explores how Johannesburg defined a nation’s art history

      7 November 2018

  • Single-owner collections snapped up by collectors at Strauss & Co spring sale

      16 October 2018

  • Unstinting connoisseurship: Important collections form bedrock of Strauss & Co’s Spring sale

      8 October 2018

  • Important Namibian paintings from The Late Peter and Regina Strack Collection poised to go under the hammer in South Africa

      8 October 2018

  • The Late Peter and Regina Strack Collection

      21 September 2018

  • From Pierneef to Kentridge: landscapes ground Strauss & Co’s October sale

      21 September 2018

  • Important works by visionary collectors on offer at Strauss & Co’s October sale

      20 September 2018

  • Strauss & Co awarded prestigious Chairman’s Premier Award at 21st BASA Awards

      16 September 2018

  • Kwazulu-Natal School artworks and Scandinavian Jewellery, Silver and Furniture among online sale highlights

      13 September 2018

  • Strauss & Co recognised with two Business and Arts South Africa Awards nominations

      28 August 2018

  • The Strauss Art Hub on the Keyes Art Mile

      10 August 2018

  • Four masterclasses on art and collecting during Art Month at Welgemeend

      26 July 2018

  • Art Month at Welgemeend highlights achievements of women artists

      26 July 2018

  • Strauss & Co Showcases Online Auction and Stern Still Lifes at RMB Turbine Art Fair

      9 July 2018

  • Radiant Irma Stern still life leads Strauss & Co’s offerings for the second half of 2018

      15 June 2018

  • Preller, Kentridge and Tretchikoff top Strauss & Co’s Johannesburg sale

      5 June 2018

  • Abstract South African Art in focus for Strauss & Co’s first themed online sale

      5 June 2018

  • Top 10 Lots, 4 June 2018

      4 June 2018

  • Contemporary art shines on Strauss & Co Johannesburg sale

      22 May 2018

  • Strauss & Co's upcoming Johannesburg sale studded with museum-calibre works

      18 May 2018

  • Strauss & Co’s winter sale shines a spotlight on abstraction

      18 May 2018

  • Alexis Preller leads Strauss & Co’s upcoming Johannesburg sale

      18 May 2018

  • Alexis Preller, a star feature of Strauss & Co’s upcoming Johannesburg sale

      7 May 2018

  • The Discerning Eye of a Collector

      2 May 2018

  • Brave new virtual world @Strauss & Co

      28 March 2018

  • An unseen and thrilling Preller to go on sale at Strauss & Co

      16 March 2018

  • Top 10 Lots, 5 March 2018

      6 March 2018

  • Strauss & Co sets new world record for still life by Erik Laubscher

      6 March 2018

  • Breakthrough moments: Strauss & Co sale includes formative works by key artists

      20 February 2018

  • Strauss & Co's debut Contemporary Art auction identifies the next generation of stars

      19 February 2018

  • Strauss & Co to launch contemporary sale in South Africa's oldest working harbour

      24 January 2018

  • Top 10 Lots, 13 November 2017

      13 November 2017

  • Strauss & Co's bumper year ends on a resounding high note

      13 November 2017

  • A deeper insight into Strauss & Co's bumper Johannesburg sale

      13 November 2017

  • Kumalo's lost Madala comes to market

      7 November 2017

  • Namibian artists feature prominently in Strauss & Co's upcoming Johannesburg auction

      6 November 2017

  • Distinction and diversity a hallmark of Strauss & Co's upcoming Johannesburg sale

      24 October 2017

  • Lost & Found: Strauss & Co offers lost works by Preller and Kumalo

      20 October 2017

  • Top Ten Lots, 16 October 2017

      16 October 2017

  • Solid all-round performance at Strauss & Co's upbeat spring sale in Cape Town

      16 October 2017

  • Maggie Laubser’s important portrait of shepherd part of Strauss & Co’s solid offering

      4 October 2017

  • Two drawings from William Kentridge's early films on offer at Strauss & Co's 16 October auction in Cape Town

      20 September 2017

  • Strauss & Co unveils its eagerly anticipated October 2017 Cape Town sale

      30 August 2017

  • Abstraction: South African Art from the 50s to the 70s

      26 July 2017

  • Art month at Welgemeend / August 2017

      20 July 2017

  • August Art Month at Welgemeend looks at art from the 1950s to the 70s

      4 July 2017

  • Unseen Pierneef Smashes Records at Strauss & Co

      6 June 2017

  • Top Ten Lots, 5 June 2017

      5 June 2017

  • Pierneef masterpiece goes under the hammer for the first time

      1 June 2017

  • Prime views: Strauss & Co sale features exceptional landscapes by SA masters

      25 May 2017

  • Face value: Striking portraits on offer Strauss & Co’s Joburg sale

      25 May 2017

  • Strauss & Co valuation road show heads to Eastern Cape

      9 May 2017

  • Strauss & Co proudly supports the Friends of the South African Pavilion at Biennale Arte Venice 2017.

      2 May 2017

  • Strauss & Co's Johannesburg sale spotlights a decade that changed everything

      10 April 2017

  • Top Ten Lots, 6 March 2017

      6 March 2017

  • Strauss & Co sets new SA record for single-auction turnover

      6 March 2017

  • A feast of Irma Stern paintings head Strauss & Co’s March sale in Cape Town

      24 February 2017

  • Looking back, looking ahead: Strauss & Co’s bumper harvest

      20 February 2017

  • A year of consolidation and growth for Strauss & Co

      22 November 2016

  • Top Ten Lots, 7 November 2016

      7 November 2016

  • Preller excels at Strauss & Co year end sale

      7 November 2016

  • 1970s hearthrob Tos Du Toit's Art Collection poised to go under the hammer

      3 November 2016

  • Sale of Important Post-War Art Collection will Benefit Education

      25 October 2016

  • Rarely seen Prellers form part of remarkable trove going under the hammer

      25 October 2016

  • Homecoming: Strauss & Co offers lost treasures of SA art

      14 October 2016

  • A Selection of Highlights, 7 November 2016

      14 October 2016

  • Top Ten Lots, 10 October 2016

      10 October 2016

  • Red-hot sale on a cool Cape day

      10 October 2016

  • A haul of Modern Masters and Contemporary Pioneers

      13 September 2016

  • Art Conversations: A Tribute to Stephan Welz at Welgemeend

      20 July 2016

  • StraussOnline's July auction now live

      13 July 2016

  • Strauss & Co Bolstered by Heavyweights

      29 June 2016

  • Strauss & Co - Results First Semester 2016

      24 June 2016

  • Hermanus Fynarts Festival

      10 June 2016

  • Strauss & Co Specialists on the Road

      31 May 2016

  • Top Ten, 23 May 2016

      23 May 2016

  • Millions achieved for South African Art at Strauss & Co

      23 May 2016

  • Raise your hat as important Stern comes home

      10 May 2016

  • Hats Off to Strauss & Co

      28 April 2016

  • Hats off: an intimate view of Stern and her inner circle

      25 April 2016

  • Decorative Arts highlights for 8th April On Line auction

      7 April 2016

  • Bidding on Strauss Online Auction starts 8 April

      7 April 2016

  • Let Strauss & Co's specialists value your art

      29 March 2016

  • Top Ten, 14 March 2016

      14 March 2016

  • Bad Man tops Great Sale

      14 March 2016

  • Own a piece of Cape heritage

      7 March 2016

  • Art valuations by visiting UK expert

      6 March 2016

  • Picasso and Battiss Converse at Strauss Auction

      3 March 2016

  • Rare Tretchikoff painting found in Pietermaritzburg

      26 February 2016

  • Chagall and a Ritzy Restauranteur at Strauss & Co

      18 February 2016

  • A Strong Suit at Strauss & Co

      18 February 2016

  • Strauss & Co Online Auction kicks off on 15 Feb

      9 February 2016

  • Charming Maggie Laubser Painting Tells Many a Tale at Strauss Auction

      8 February 2016

  • Strauss & Co Art Specialists Providing Free Valuations in Pretoria

      27 January 2016

  • Big gains and a sad loss for Strauss & Co in 2015

      19 January 2016

  • Stephan Welz speaks on the Jewish contribution to cultural life in South Africa

      23 November 2015

  • Top Ten, 9 November 2015

      9 November 2015

  • Gold miner shines in bronze

      9 November 2015

  • A Woman of Substance

      3 November 2015

  • Strauss Summer Auction headlined by rare and exemplary works by Preller, Stern, Kentridge, Pierneef and Van Wouw

      16 October 2015

  • Van Wouw Dagga Smoker won with ten cent raffle ticket among highlights at Strauss & Co's Johannesburg Auction on 9 November 2015

      15 October 2015

  • Top Ten, 12 October 2015

      13 October 2015

  • R2 600 000 for chest of drawers

      13 October 2015

  • Randlord's furniture appears on market 65 years later

      5 October 2015

  • Property from the Rodwell House Collection

      5 October 2015

  • Erik Laubscher: Toast of the Town

      25 September 2015

  • Strauss Spring Auction Set to Surprise and Delight

      15 September 2015

  • Rare Portrait of Childhood by Peter Clarke at Strauss Auction

      10 September 2015

  • Ten Cent raffle ticket wins half a million Rand artwork

      4 September 2015

  • Strauss & Co launches new improved website

      3 September 2015

  • Sculpture price soars to dizzy heights

      2 June 2015

  • Record price for "kitchen boy" painting

      2 June 2015

  • Dolly commands millions

      2 June 2015

  • Athi-Patra Ruga - Dancing Figure

      30 May 2015

  • Hello Dolly! Portrait of artist's daughter expected to fetch R4 million

      28 May 2015

  • Modern and contemporary art steals the show at Strauss & Co's June sale

      20 May 2015

  • William Kentridge - 'Shrouded Figure in a Landscape [Taking in the Landscape]'

      16 May 2015

  • Walter Battiss - 'Untitled'

      16 May 2015

  • Kees van Dongen - 'Dolly au collier d'argent'

      16 May 2015

  • Jane Alexander - 'Serviceman'

      16 May 2015

  • Half a Century of Robert Hodgins at Strauss & Co

      16 May 2015

  • Alexander Calder - 'Spiral',

      16 May 2015

  • Strauss & Co Art specialists to visit Kwazulu-Natal

      1 April 2015

  • Tutu sculpture sells for over R850 000 at Strauss & Co auction

      20 March 2015

  • Strauss & Co reaffirms its global supremacy in the South African art market

      20 March 2015

  • Strauss & Co Top 10 Results for 16 March 2015 Auction

      18 March 2015

  • JH Pierneef - Master of the Medium

      11 March 2015

  • Hodgins' Favourite Scheduled for Strauss & Co Auction

      10 March 2015

  • Artist and Son Reunited

      10 March 2015

  • Top Notch Tretchi Shines at Strauss & Co Auction

      9 March 2015

  • Mapogga Blissful Nuptials at Strauss & Co Auction

      9 March 2015

  • Harvey Collection Celebrates South African History

      9 March 2015

  • The Arch Flies Again

      6 March 2015

  • Pierneef Painting that Launched Cultural Movement Headlines Strauss Auction

      6 March 2015

  • Kimberley Diamond Rush Brooch to benefit Save the Children Fund

      6 March 2015

  • Art with Global Appeal at Strauss Auction

      6 March 2015

  • Chairman's Report, 2014

      3 February 2015

  • Modern and Contemporary Art Headlines Strauss Auction

      21 January 2015

  • R60 million for record-breaking South African art

      11 November 2014

  • Chemist dispenses groundbreaking art collection

      5 November 2014

  • Seminal Painting by Irma Stern heads Strauss & Co Auction

      19 September 2014

  • Pinker Delights at Strauss & Co's Spring Auction

      16 September 2014

  • South Africa joins booming global market as Strauss Online's next auction opens

      9 April 2014

  • R3,4 million buys you "Love"

      18 March 2014

  • The Cape Town Art Fair - A celebration of South African Art

      26 February 2014

  • A Groovy Kind of Love at Strauss & Co

      3 February 2014

  • Top artists and the art of dealing celebrated at Strauss & Co

      22 January 2014

  • Chairman's Report 2013

      1 January 2014

  • Jane Alexander's "Untitled" sets a stream of new records

      14 November 2013

  • Through The Eyes Of An Artist - Romantic Accounts Of Africa

      30 October 2013

  • Staging a moment in art - William Kentridge and Opera

      30 October 2013

  • Seminal works from Jane Alexander's masters show destined for auction

      30 October 2013

  • As Large as Life The Ceramics of Irma Stern

      30 October 2013

  • Pocket Money to Millions A students keen eye for art admirably rewarded

      20 October 2013

  • Strauss Online: Time-limited auction sales exclusively online

      14 October 2013

  • Millions raised at WWF Art Auction

      18 September 2013

  • WWF Art Auction Poised to Raise Record Funds

      7 September 2013

  • The Pleasures of Food, Friends and Art

      7 September 2013

  • Stern's Island Reveries

      7 September 2013

  • Stern Scintillates at Strauss & Co's October Auction

      7 September 2013

  • Preller's Exotic Explorations

      7 September 2013

  • Pierneef on a Grand Scale

      7 September 2013

  • Kruger on the Station

      7 September 2013

  • Kentridge's Queen of the Night

      7 September 2013

  • Humanist's Vision of Early Cape Town

      7 September 2013

  • Hot Stuff from Goodman

      7 September 2013

  • Hodgins for the brave

      7 September 2013

  • Discovery of Double-sided Laubser Painting Delights at Strauss Spring Auction

      7 September 2013

  • Private donation of iconic Chris Levin designs to boost Iziko Collection

      24 May 2013

  • R1 818 880 for "Last Supper"

      20 May 2013

  • Tretchi fever heats up

      15 May 2013

  • Strauss & Co to sell one of the world's most reproduced paintings

      15 May 2013

  • You only live twice.....

      10 May 2013

  • Vladimir Tretchikoff's unique rendition of Prima Ballerina Assoluta, Alicia Markova

      10 May 2013

  • Strauss & Co goes Vintage with South African Haute Couture Legend, Chris Levin

      29 April 2013

  • Iconic South African artworks spanning 160 years set to go under the hammer in May

      24 April 2013

  • Stern and Kibel confirm the strength of the South African art market

      5 February 2013

  • Chairman's Report 2012

      14 January 2013

  • Contemporary Jewellery by Design Maestro Erich Frey For Sale At Strauss & Co

      10 January 2013

  • Impact of Modernism Demonstrated in Seminal Painting

      3 January 2013

  • Cape Furniture From The Collection Of Dr Bothma Buitendag, For Sale At Strauss & Co

      3 January 2013

  • Van Wouw Skill Shines in Early Italian cast

      1 January 2013

  • Rare Siopis at Auction

      1 January 2013

  • One of Stern's Most Compelling Portraits

      1 January 2013

  • Large Battiss Combines Sensuality and Virtuosity

      1 January 2013

  • Gem of a Painting evokes Malay Quarter

      1 January 2013

  • Early Naude' Captures Charms of a Bygone Era at the Cape

      1 January 2013

  • "Dis 'n genot van die hart" se Laubser

      1 January 2013

  • Millions for minors, miners and minions on Strauss Summer Auction

      3 December 2012

  • Whether stealing or selling SA, Art spells out millions

      12 November 2012

  • Rare Early Maggie Laubser Paintings found for Strauss Summer Auction

      12 November 2012

  • Strauss & Co's Keerweder triumph

      25 October 2012

  • The allure of the landscape - Adolph Jentsch and the panoramas of Namibia

      24 October 2012

  • Rock Art and its lasting influence on JH Pierneef and Walter Battiss

      24 October 2012

  • Robert Hodgins - People Watcher with a wicked sense of humour

      24 October 2012

  • Pricey Prellers prevail

      24 October 2012

  • Pieter Hugo - A personal vision of the pioneering spirit of man

      24 October 2012

  • Museum quality works for sale at Strauss & Co

      24 October 2012

  • Lucas Sithole's 'Young Girl'

      24 October 2012

  • Museum quality artwork in Strauss & Co's November auction

      11 October 2012

  • Keerweder - A Whale of a Sale, by Patrick Chapman

      9 October 2012

  • Art session proves no recession

      6 October 2012

  • Surprisingly good value at Strauss & Cos Cape Town auction

      22 September 2012

  • House Sale in Franschhoek, The Contents of Keerweder:Own a piece of history

      15 September 2012

  • Fusing British and South African Landscape Traditions

      15 September 2012

  • Sparkling Singer's jewellery to be auctioned

      6 September 2012

  • Parisian painting brings the fifties to life

      6 September 2012

  • Kentridge's Sleeper a unique working proof

      6 September 2012

  • Distinctive Kentridge Drawing

      6 September 2012

  • The Golden Age of Maria van Riebeeck

      6 August 2012

  • Seminal painting links African and Western traditions

      5 August 2012

  • Pick of the crop

      1 July 2012

  • SA Art Rocks

      11 June 2012

  • Portrait reflects Sterns joy at discovering new worlds

      29 May 2012

  • Strauss & Co, a force to be reckoned with

      22 May 2012

  • 'Stern's Arab Spring' at Strauss & Co Continues

      20 April 2012

  • The most distinguished Arab at Strauss & Co's June auction

      22 March 2012

  • Strauss & Co's distinguished Zanzibari Arab

      9 March 2012

  • Suited for Power at Strauss & Co

      22 February 2012

  • Free valuations at Strauss & Co, Johannesburg

      22 February 2012

  • Heart surgeon's collection steals collectors' hearts

      9 February 2012

  • Girl in sunglasses reveals herself!

      31 January 2012

  • Chairman's Report 2011

      1 December 2011

  • Art and Glass Sparkle at Strauss & Cos Cape Town Auction in February

      1 December 2011

  • South African art records continue to be broken

      7 November 2011

  • Gerard Sekoto at the Pinnacle of his Career

      15 October 2011

  • Will tallest Sithole break new auction records?

      14 October 2011

  • Strauss continues to set new South African art records

      26 September 2011

  • Stunning Stern comes to the market

      29 August 2011

  • Stunning Stern leads the field at Strauss & Co's Cape Town auction in September

      23 August 2011

  • Over R718 000 raised for art bursaries at Michaelis

      21 July 2011

  • ALUMNI AND STAFF EXHIBITION and AUCTION Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town

      5 July 2011

  • Greater Strength and Variety in the Art Market

      20 May 2011

  • Lost painting by Stern recalls one of South Africa's greatest musicians

      10 May 2011

  • Good Value in Quality Art at Strauss & Co

      14 April 2011

  • Pieter Wenning, an underrated artist

      13 April 2011

  • Flower name raises over half a million

      1 April 2011

  • Art beats JSE Index

      16 March 2011

  • An expensive cup of coffee

      8 March 2011

  • Two Early Cape Paintings

      3 February 2011

  • Two milestones in South African Art back under the hammer

      28 January 2011

  • Collectors spoilt for choice at Strauss & Co's Cape Town auction in March

      21 January 2011

  • Alexis Preller's Gold Kouros Shines at Strauss & Co

      7 January 2011

  • Pick of the crop

      9 December 2010

  • Voorsitters Oorsig

      1 December 2010

  • Chairman's Review 2010

      1 December 2010

  • A sparkling array

      12 November 2010

  • Art market grabs investor's imagination and opens pockets at Strauss & Co Auction

      1 November 2010

  • Millions for South African Paintings

      19 October 2010

  • Strauss & Co set a new record for South African art

      18 October 2010

  • New record for South African art

      11 October 2010

  • Top South African Paintings at Strauss & Co's October Auction

      23 September 2010

  • Pierneef attracts wide interest

      31 August 2010

  • Ruth First and Lilian Ngoyi Celebrated in Artwork at Auction

      30 August 2010

  • Jewellery Week at Strauss & Co

      3 August 2010

  • Valuation Day at The Marine, Hermanus

      23 July 2010

  • Another Irma Stern Still Life Poised to Break Auction Records

      23 July 2010

  • Stanley Pinker's, The Wheel of Life, 1974, to be offered for sale in Cape Town on 11 October 2010

      26 June 2010

  • Forthcoming Cape Town Auction

      25 June 2010

  • Rhodes statue led Welz to success

      30 May 2010

  • Four South African Still Lifes sell for R22 million

      25 May 2010

  • Auction of Important South African, British and Continental Paintings and Sculpture

      18 May 2010

  • Maud Sumner – "a sound investment"

      10 May 2010

  • Important work by Deborah Bell on auction at Strauss & Co, Johannesburg, 24 May 2010

      3 May 2010

  • Artists with a passion for Africa

      2 May 2010

  • Irma Stern - Still Life with Dahlias and Fruit

      25 March 2010

  • "Bad News" proves to be good news

      16 March 2010

  • Jane Alexander - Racework

      8 February 2010

  • Anton Van Wouw - Bad News

      8 February 2010

  • Edith Dodo Estate Collection

      1 February 2010

  • The Icon Project

      5 December 2009

  • Strauss & Co. breaks R 100 million – now South Africa's leading art auction house

      2 December 2009

  • Blue chip art auction house at the helm of the market in its first year of operation.

      13 October 2009

  • Millions paid for South African Art & Antiques

      8 October 2009

  • Internationally acknowledged art expert joins South Africa's leading Fine Art Auction House

      1 October 2009

  • South African Auction confirms strengths in the art market

      11 September 2009

  • Powerful study of an Athleteby Fanie Eloff

      10 September 2009

  • Arresting 18th century Cape Buffet, a welcome surprise for collectors

      10 September 2009

  • Strauss & Co. presents a bigger all embracing auction of South African Art

      15 August 2009

  • Important British, Continental and South African Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Sculpture - Edoardo Villa

      15 August 2009

  • Post Sale Press Release - Inaugural Auction of Important South African Paintings Watercolours and Sculpture

      9 March 2009

  • South Africa's best-known painting to be auctioned

      24 February 2009