Famed Art Auctioneer Phillips May Open A South Africa Office

AFK Insider | Dana Sanchez:

U.S. art expert Arnold Lehman, adviser to international fine art auctioneers Phillips, traveled recently to South Africa to scout out the visual arts scene and help decide if Phillips should participate in it, BusinessDayLive reported. Lehman’s first impressions were of an impressive South African art infrastructure that has disseminated information about South African art and placed it prominently in international art circles. “There is a great vibrancy, not only from young artists,” he told BusinessDayLive. “There are older, more established artists doing things that are equally vibrant.”… Read more

Image: Detail from art by Sandra Kriel, Rupert Museum, Stellenbosch. Photo: Dana Sanchez

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