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Nothing Temporary about Contemporary Art

Look to Kentridge, Clarke, Hodgins and other contemporary artists as the momentum of contemporary South African art sales looks to further increase in 2016, so says Anton Welz, auctioneer at Stephan Welz & Co. According to Welz, 2015 was a year marked by a very active contemporary market, during which published results of local fine art auction houses […]Read More

Sale of Leopard Photograph to Assist Rhinos without Borders

An internationally exhibited photograph of a leopard, by world-renowned South African filmmaker and photographer Beverley Joubert, is helping to put the spotlight on endangered species. Joubert’s Eye of the Leopard, which is valued at R20 000 – R30 000, will be auctioned by Stephan Welz & Co. on Tuesday 26 May and a substantial percentage of […]Read More

21 Icons silent auction to raise funds for charity

The 21 ICONS fine-arts portraits, by filmmaker and photographer Adrian Steirn, were presented and offered on auction at the 21 ICONS Charity Auction and Gala Dinner held at the CSIR in Pretoria on 28 February 2015. The silent auction will conclude on the 31 March to accommodate international bidders. The gala dinner was a historic […]Read More

Stern Collectors Have Their Eyes on Cape Town Auction

Hot on the heels of Bonhams London South African sale in October 2014, which was dominated by the works of expressionist painter Irma Stern, Stephan Welz & Co. will be auctioning Stern’s very large Nude (88cm x 88cm) as part of its Fine Arts and Collectables Sale in Cape Town, to take place Tuesday 17 […]Read More

21 Icons to go under the hammer

28 February 2015 will be a historic occasion in South Africa. For the first time, under one roof, icons who were part of the debut season of the 21 Icons project will come together for a charitable cause and donate the proceeds from the fine art portraits to their own chosen charities. The 21 ICONS […]Read More

Edgy photographs by prominent SA artists go under the hammer

Through the Lens Fine Art & Collectable items, including memorabilia, paintings and South African photography will go under the hammer on Tuesday 9 September at 18h30. “Photography is now beginning to feature as the recognised art form it deserves to be in South Africa,” says Senior Art specialist Imre Lamprecht of Stephan Welz & Co. […]Read More

‘Burning Man’ Comes to Cape Town

Art lovers and collectors need look no further than Cape Town for their own version of Afrika Burn…with the auctioning of a ‘flaming’ sculpture by artist Anton Smit at Stephan Welz & Co. on Tuesday, 10 June. The 2,5 metre tall sculpture, entitled Burning Man, depicts a human figure who transforms into flames, and is valued at […]Read More

Contemporary SA Art is the Star of Stephan Welz &

Conrad Botes, Norman Catherine, Diane Victor and Brett Murray are amongst the artists featured in a special selection of contemporary South African works, which will be a key component of the Stephan Welz & Co. Decorative and Fine Arts Auction on 19 – 20 November in Johannesburg. “We’ve been highlighting South African contemporary art in […]Read More