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South African artists draw international interest

South African artists present a unique South African identity to the world, and the high prices many local artists fetch internationally are testament to the growing interest in the calibre of local artists – as well as in that identity.

Irma Stern portrait fetches auction record of R17

Irma Stern portrait fetches auction record of R17,6-million

Still Life with African Woman, a work by South African ​expressionist Irma Stern, fetched R17,6-million at an art auction in London on Wednesday.
R5.5m a record for South African sculpture

R5.5m a record for South African sculpture

History was made at an art auction in Johannesburg on Monday night when Jane Alexander's Untitled sold for a R5.5-million, setting a new record for a South African sculpture.

Creativity for a good cause

A pair of creative philanthropists has come up with the concept of iExist, through which the big questions are explored in art. But the driving force behind the project is to help the less fortunate through auctioning the works of art made under the iExist banner.
Mandela exhibition goes to Paris

Freedom Charter auction averted

A copy of the historic Freedom Charter was due to be auctioned in London on 24 March, but the Liliesleaf Trust, supported by a group of South African businessmen, bought the document just hours before it was due to go under the hammer.
South Africa's Constitution


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