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Watch How The Norval Foundation Celebrated Youth Day

To celebrate Youth Day this year, Norval Foundation in partnership with Strauss & Co, brought the performing arts and the visual arts together. Watch the South African Youth Choir perform in the spectacular ‘Why Should I Hesitate: Sculpture’ exhibition by William Kentridge, at Norval Foundation in Cape Town. The exhibition has been on show since […]Read More

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

Contemporary art market will ignite new generation of buyers in

Interest in contemporary South African art is set to continue in 2016 after a stellar 2015, a year which was marked by a very active contemporary market. So says Anton Welz, auctioneer at auction house Stephan Welz & Co., grandson to Jean Welz, one of South Africa’s 20th Century Painting Masters, and nephew to the late, […]Read More

The Bag Factory Artists

The Bag Factory Artists’ Studios, in partnership with Strauss & Co, William Kentridge and Benon Lutaaya, is excited to announce the short listed artists for the 2015 Reinhold Cassirer Award. This prestigious award has helped create and shape the lives and careers of artists such as Blessing Ngobeni and Tshepo Mosopa. The award is in […]Read More

Art Multiplied at Open Design Festival

Artworks made in the multiple are the focus of three inter-related events at Open Design Cape Town, hosted by EDITIONS Cape Town at Cape Town City Hall. The exhibition HOST organised by EDITIONS Cape Town, which runs throughout Open Design, the 12-day citywide event of talks, workshops, tours and interactive experiences that explore how design […]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

Historic and contemporary SA art goes under the hammer

Old Masters and Young Mavericks on the Auction Block From one of Pierneef’s classic paintings of the Rustenburg Kloof to the first original Banksy to be offered in Africa, the forthcoming Stephan Welz & Co. Fine Art and Collectables Auction in Cape Town on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 October is a round-up of old […]Read More

BASA Awards announcement of winners

Twelve diverse business and arts partnerships were honoured at the 17th Business Day BASA Awards, partnered by Hollard, held at Johannesburg’s historic The Market Theatre this evening. The 12 winners in the categories adjudicated by the judging panel were joined by those in the trio of categories that are selected by the Business and Arts South […]Read More

From plate to print

An interest in etchings and other editions on paper is sharply rising, and for those wanting to learn more about the art of producing pictures or designs by printing from etched metal plates can attend a lecture on the topic at Stephan Welz & Co. in Rosebank, Johannesburg on Monday 8 July, at 18h30. The […]Read More

ThrowBack Mondays…William Kentridge

This awesome Mango Groove music video was produced and directed by SA born artist, William Kentridge. Created using real time charcoal animation, its only fitting for it to be our first showcase in our ThrowBack Mondays! Enjoy!Read More