Join Strauss & Co for a lecture on the new exhibition
“Abstraction: South African art from the 50s to the 70s”
at Welgemeend on 3 August
Strauss & Co is delighted to announce the fourth instalment of the annual August Art Month at Welgemeend, a month-long exhibition of South African art at one of Cape Town’s most renowned manor homes. The theme for this year’s Winter exhibition is “Abstraction – South African art from the 50s to the 70s” and will showcase work from two important private collections: the Frank and Lizelle Kilbourn Collection and Pieter Colyn Collection.
A well-known feature of Welgemeend is its collection of earlier 20th-century masterpieces once owned by Afrikaans poet and scholar Izak Wilhelmus “Boerneef” van der Merwe (1897–1967). Parts of the historical Boerneef Collection will be on view during August Art Month 2017.
Location: Welgemeend Manor House, Cnr Welgemeend and Lingen Street, Gardens
Programme – Thursday 3 August 2017
10am to 5pm – Art Valuation Day conducted by Strauss & Co Art Specialists
By appointment – please call Gail on 021 683 6560
R20 per item: Proceeds will benefit Welgemeend and the Boerneef Art Collection
6pm – “Abstraction – South African art from the 50s to the 70s” – Illustrated lecture conducted by Wilhelm van Rensburg, Art Specialist at Strauss & Co
R60 per person: Proceeds will benefit Welgemeend and the Boerneef Art Collection
Booking essential: please call Helena Le Roux 082 461 9753