Virtual art talkabouts with Strauss and Co

Monday Jun 29 - Friday Jul 24       89 Central Street, Houghton
During lockdown Strauss & Co in lieu of hosting exhibitions, talks and other live art-focused events at their art gallery and showroom in Houghton. South Africa's top fine art auction house has taken its wide art expertise online.

Complementing their regular online auctions and extensive auction catalogues, Strauss & Co now host a super interesting and informative series of daily virtual art talks on Zoom, with the auction house's top art and wine experts joined by artists, thought-leaders and consultants from across the art world.

The latest landmark Strauss & Co live online auction takes place from Sun Jul 26 (wine) followed by two art sales on Mon Jul 26 and Tue Jul 28. Accompanying the live auction is a daily series of talks focused on the various auction sessions. Tune in to the virtual art talks here on Zoom.

The art talks programme runs as follows:

MON JULY 20 AT 16:00
South African Fine Wine

Wine specialists, Higgo Jacobs and Roland Peens, discuss the South African Fine Wine highlights from Session 1 of Strauss & Co's upcoming July Live Virtual Auction - with a focus on Kanonkop, Boekenhoutskloof, and Klein Constantia.

TUE JULY 21 AT 16:00 
The Wits Connection

Join contemporary artists Gerhard Marx and Clive van den Berg as they talk about their work and their years as students at Wits University, in conversation with art critic Sean O’Toole.

WED JUL 22 AT 16:00
“A few of my Favourite Things” (part 2) - with Kaya FM’s Greg Maloka

Join Greg Maloka, CEO of Kaya FM, and Strauss & Co Art Specialist Dr Alastair Meredith and Wine Specialist Higgo Jacobs, as they discuss some highlights of the fine wine and paintings on the upcoming live virtual auction.

THU JUL 23 AT 16:00
Cocktail Preview

Join Strauss & Co Chairperson Frank Kilbourn, along with Strauss & Co directors and staff for a Cocktail Preview and Presentation as they celebrate their second Live Virtual Auction of Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art and South African Fine Wine.

FRI JULY 24 AT 16:00 
Specialists' Picks

Join Strauss & Co's specialists in a talkabout relay as they discuss their personal highlights from the upcoming Live Virtual Auction, happening July 26-28. 

You can also catch up on all the art talks in the series here on YouTube. 



Jun 29 2020 - Jul 24 2020
Strauss & Co
89 Central Street, Houghton
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