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  • 2019 Cassirer Welz Award Winner

      29 November 2019

    Bag Factory Artists’ Studios, in partnership with Strauss Education and Kalashnikovv Gallery is proud to announce Duduzile (DuduBloom) More as the winner of the prestigious Cassirer Welz Award. Now in its ninth year, the award honours two doyens of art auctioneering in South Africa: Reinhold Cassirer and Stephan Welz. We would also once again like to congratulate the other three finalists for this year’s Cassirer Welz Award: Boitumelo Motau, Khotso Motsoeneng and Thebe Phetogo. Duduzile was announced as the winner of the award on 25 November at Strauss & Co in Johannesburg.

  • Vigorous bidding for the contents of Harcroft House in Constantia

      20 November 2019

    Strauss & Co ended its 2019 programme of live sales on a confident note when the contents of Harcroft House, a distinguished Cape manor home in Constantia, was sold. The highest earner among the 558 lots on offer was a Chinese early Republican period, four-panel scroll painting depicting birds in flowering trees, which sold for R432 440, more than four times the estimate.

  • Strauss & Co to auction contents of historic Constantia mansion

      12 November 2019

    Leading auction house Strauss & Co is privileged to be offering the entire contents of Harcroft House – an imposing 64-roomed Arts and Crafts mansion in the heart of Constantia in Cape Town. The 558-lot auction will take place in situ on Monday 18 November and will be preceded by three days of public viewing, from Friday 15 to Sunday 17 November.

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

      12 November 2019

    Celebrated contemporary artist William Kentridge affirmed his place among auction stalwarts JH Pierneef and Alexis Preller at Strauss & Co’s R37-million summer sale in Johannesburg. The packed evening sale, which started just before the welcome arrival of overdue rain, saw the auction house establish four new world records for artists, notably Ezrom Legae, whose African Goat, cast at the Vignali Foundry in Pretoria in 1990, sold for R1.7 million.

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

      5 November 2019

    A historically important painting by Penny Siopis forms part of a remarkable consignment of work by former staff and students of the University of the Witwatersrand on offer at Strauss & Co’s upcoming live sale, due to take place on Monday 11 November at 7pm in Johannesburg at their Houghton rooms, 89 Central Street.

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

      5 November 2019

    An exceptional assembly of bronzes by three trailblazing modernist sculptors – Ezrom Legae, Lucas Sithole and Edoardo Villa – lead Strauss & Co’s robust offering of sculpture at its forthcoming live sale on Monday, 11 November in Johannesburg.

  • The History of Harcroft House

      31 October 2019

    The history of Harcroft is bound up in an extraordinary love story which began in 1936, when British born Charles Louis Rycroft flouted the conventions of the time to marry a divorcee, Muriel Susan Elizabeth Parsons. Harcroft Estate, situated on the banks of the Ayer Tawar river in Perak, Malaysia, was a rubber plantation comprising the estate and the factory which Charles’s father, George Henry Rycroft, and his business partner, John Hartley, had purchased in 1919. Merging their two surnames, it was registered as Harcroft Rubber Estates Ltd.

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

      15 October 2019

    JH “Henk” Pierneef demonstrated his enduring appeal at Strauss & Co’s R55-million Spring sale, held in Cape Town on 7 October, achieving a total of R9.65 million from nine lots sold. The top lot, a monumental study of interlaced camelthorn trees in a landscape near Thabazimbi, sold for R2.73 million. The results marked a welcome return to form for Pierneef, whose prices had been diluted by a recent fire sale by a distressed collector.

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

      15 October 2019

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce details of the theme for its forthcoming Johannesburg sale, due to be held at its Houghton offices on Monday, 11 November. The summer sale will focus collectors’ attention on the strong influence Paris has exerted on South African art throughout the twentieth century.

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

      8 October 2019

    • 688-lot sale totals R55 million • Top lot - Irma Stern’s Watussi Woman with Mountains realises R10 242 000 • 3 new world records established including Judith Mason, Neil Rodger and Walter Meyer • JH Pierneef’s early Impressionistic work Gold & Green, Rooiplaat, N.T. sells for R2 732 200, 4 times the pre-sale estimate • Decorative Arts and Jewellery combined achieve a total of R12 million

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

      25 September 2019

    A stirring Irma Stern portrait of a Watussi woman, painted on Stern’s second trip to the Belgian Congo in 1946, leads Strauss & Co’s impressive offering of historical paintings at its forthcoming spring sale in Cape Town. The widely exhibited painting, which is valued at R9 – 12 million, will go on sale at the Vineyard Hotel, Newlands, on 7 October, along with three portraits by Maggie Laubser and a diverse selection of works by J.H. Pierneef, among them five joyous paintings from a single-owner collection.

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

      25 September 2019

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce details of its forthcoming decorative arts sale in Cape Town, due to be held at the Vineyard Hotel on Monday, 7 October. Presented twice annually in Cape Town, this specialist sale is well known for featuring important single-owner collections. The catalogue for the upcoming spring sale includes art and objets from China, England and Japan drawn from two notable collections: the Andrew Newall Collection and the Estate late Mrs Sonia Lapin.

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

      15 August 2019

    Strauss & Co, South Africa’s leading auction house, achieved R195.9 million (R195 936 848) in the period January through June from eight sales.


Press Archive

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

      19 July 2019

    Ever since 2014, when collectors Lizelle and Frank Kilbourn initiated Art Month at Welgemeend, this month-long celebration of art has been a highlight of Cape Town’s winter art calendar. This year’s programme once again promises to delight and please, and is guided by the feature exhibition, Satire and Irony, which features a selection of paintings by Robert Hodgins, Stanley Pinker and Alexander Podlashuc and sculptures by Peter Haden, an almost-forgotten artist.

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

      10 July 2019

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce its participation in the seventh annual RMB Turbine Art Fair (RMB TAF), with a curated exhibition devoted to influential painters Louis Khehla Maqhubela and Douglas Portway. The exhibition, which is titled A Meeting of Minds, is the cornerstone of Strauss & Co’s contribution to the 2019 RMB TAF at its new location at 10 Fricker Road, Illovo.

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

      10 July 2019

    Strauss & Co is delighted to announce the first exhibition at its new Houghton space, a presentation of historical bronzes by sculptor Peter Haden. Organised by Gavin Watkins, in association with Strauss & Co, and composed of various figurative and abstract pieces, the exhibition Peter Haden: Almost Forgotten offers a penetrating insight into this little-known modernist sculptor.

  • 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

    Since the inception of the RMB Turbine Art Fair (TAF) seven years ago, Strauss & Co’s leading-edge booth and its much-anticipated historical art exhibitions have been major drawcards, attracting throngs of new and established art lovers and collectors.

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

      27 May 2019

    Strauss & Co, South Africa’s premier art auction house, is pleased to announce Saturday Live, the first-ever live auction to be held at the company’s newly expanded premises in Houghton, Johannesburg. The first in the new series of sales takes place on Saturday 8 June at 11.00 am, and offers collectors access to a curated catalogue of mid-range artworks by established artists, including Esther Mahlangu, Sam Nhlengethwa, Deborah Bell, Peter Clarke and William Kentridge.

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

      27 May 2019

    Three perfect-score South African wines go under the hammer

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

      21 May 2019

    - World record for Anton van Wouw - World record for a still life by Irma Stern - World record for a tapestry by Athi-Patra Ruga

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

      14 May 2019

    Two triumphant still lifes by Irma Stern lead a strong selection of paintings by important post-war artists Walter Battiss, Christo Coetzee, Erik Laubscher and Alexis Preller on offer at Strauss & Co’s forthcoming Johannesburg sale on Monday, 20 May.

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

      10 May 2019

    Strauss & Co, the world’s foremost auction house for South African art, is delighted to announce details of its forthcoming Johannesburg sale at the Wanderers Club on 20 May. Following shortly on the company’s recording-breaking R106-million sale in Cape Town, this offering includes important artworks by moderns Alexis Preller, Irma Stern and Anton van Wouw, as well as contemporaries William Kentridge, Penny Siopis and Athi-Patra Ruga.

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

      3 May 2019

    Following their most successful auction to date held in Cape Town in March this year, Strauss & Co is delighted to offer the balance of pieces from the Dr JR and Mary Strong Collection of Chinese and Japanese Ceramics and Works of Art, as well as those from the Estate Late Sol Munitz Collection, both seasoned collectors.

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

      11 April 2019

    In a trailblazing initiative, South Africa’s foremost auction house, Strauss & Co, has entered a joint venture with leading online wine merchant, Wine Cellar, and top sommelier, Higgo Jacobs, to launch a Fine Wine Auction programme.

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

      2 April 2019

    THE SOUTHERN AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHY OF ALEXANDER LINDSAY 19th April – 5th May 2019 Private View, Thursday 18th April 2019, 6pm – 9pm The Vineyard Hotel, Colinton Road, off Protea Road, Newlands, Cape Town The Vineyard Hotel, in association with Strauss & Co, is delighted to present the inaugural exhibition of Alexander Lindsay’s Southern African photography.

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

      1 April 2019

    Enthusiastic bidding is expected at the upcoming Strauss & Co Online-Only auction in the wake of the recent Cape Town sale’s record-breaking tally of R106-million

  • Strauss & Co shatters R100-million barrier

      19 March 2019

    - Record-breaking sale total - South African record for Alexis Preller - 93% value sell-through rate

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

      13 March 2019

    Strauss & Co’s forthcoming March sale in Cape Town includes a fine selection of Chinese and Japanese ceramics and works art, English silverware and Cape furniture from two distinguished single-owner collections. The impeccable consignments from the Dr J.R. and Mary Strong Collection and Dr Johan Bolt Collection showcase artisanal traditions from various cultural epochs. Collectively, they evidence the role of passion and connoisseurship in building a collection.

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

      13 March 2019

    Strauss & Co’s forthcoming live auction in Cape Town includes three Zanzibar-period paintings by Irma Stern, a major work by Alexis Preller, museum-quality Cape furniture and a selection of fine Chinese and Japanese pieces. Originating from four highly important single-owner collections, the works will be offered to the public at the Vineyard Hotel on Monday, 18 March 2019.

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

      7 March 2019

    Strauss & Co’s much-anticipated March sale in Cape Town contains a bounty of eleven lots by Irma Stern, South Africa’s most valuable artist at auction. The Stern offering includes three exceptional portraits from the painter’s highly prized Zanzibar period (1939–45), one of which is unrecorded in literature about this prolific artist.

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

      28 February 2019

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce a weeklong public showcase of important artworks from its forthcoming Cape Town sale at Morkel House in Stellenbosch. This extraordinary display in one of South Africa’s oldest buildings runs from 4 to 8 March and will include museum-quality works by Irma Stern and Alexis Preller.

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

      19 February 2019

    - 23 new world records - 6 new South African records - Highest price ever achieved in South Africa for photography

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

      31 January 2019

    Strauss & Co is thrilled to announce details of its extraordinary offerings from four major private collections due to be sold at its much-anticipated March 2019 auction in Cape Town. This sale will feature top-class paintings from The Shill Collection and The Late Sol Munitz Collection, as well as Cape furniture pieces from The Collection of Dr Johan Bolt and Orien- tal works of art from The Dr JR and Mary Strong Collection.

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

      16 January 2019

    Strauss & Co is pleased to announce the second of its contemporary art sales, the only such sale in South Africa devoted exclusively to this exciting category. The announcement of this 107-lot sale, due to be held on 16 February during the run of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair (15 – 17 February), coincides with news that Jack Ginsberg, noted Johannesburg collector and philanthropist, has joined the board of Strauss & Co.

  • 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