Sotheby’s Irma Stern – A Life Well-Travelled

Hannah O’Leary

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One of the most sought-after female artists on record, Irma Stern was a truly international creative force. In this episode of Expert Voices, discover the stories behind an exquisite collection of works that trace Stern’s journey from a controversial young artist in Cape Town to becoming a critically acclaimed and internationally recognised artist. From striking portraits of the people she encountered on her travels, to the rolling vineyards of her home town, a selection of Stern’s works will be offered in our upcoming sale Modern & Contemporary African Art (25 March | London).