With a dedicated sculpture session titled IN/FORM: Exploring South African Sculpture. The 47-lot catalogue for IN/FORM tracks various developments in three-dimensional artistic production – from modernist pioneer Anton van Wouw to contemporary artists Josephine Ghesa, Frances Goodman and Angus Taylor. The sale commences at 6pm on Monday, 7 November 2022.
Featuring highly collectable pieces by Sydney Kumalo and Edoardo Villa, key agents of renewal in mid-20th-century sculpture, the catalogue for IN/FORM also includes a number of unusual lots that will be of interest to collectors. There is a dashing and rare self-portrait by Edoardo Villa from the 1940s (estimate R150 000 – 200 000 / $8 334 – 11 112) and seven petite figural bronzes by painter and printmaker Walter Battiss (estimate R30 000 – 50 000 / $1 670 – 2 780). IN/FORM will additionally feature timely artist focuses on two formidable talents, Job Kekana and Josephine Ghesa.