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  • 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