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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.

More icons are celebrated

The first season of 21 Icons was well-received. Now there is a second season of the documentaries and portraits of some of South Africa's most notable citizens. This time, the mix includes a former Constitutional Court judge, sports stars, entrepreneurs and an extraordinary man who has devoted his life to helping others.

Mandela portrait breaks record

The first in a series of portraits by master photographer Adrian Steirn, 21 Icons, a picture of Nelson Mandela was sold for a record sum to an anonymous American buyer. The work has been called "spellbinding" by the art dealer who facilitated its sale.

‘A Young Man’ wins national portrait prize

 From top left: 'A Young Man' by Heather Gourlay-Conyngham; 'L'Hommage a Ingres African Chic(k) Ms Tshegofatso Phage Seated' by Nicholas Allen; 'Professor Brown' by...

Bieber wins top press photo award

South African photographer Jodi Bieber has won the 2010 World Press Photo of the Year award for a haunting portrait of an Afghan woman maimed by her husband.
South African golf prodigy wins the British Open

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