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Tutu sculpture sells for over R850 000 at Strauss & Co auction, 16 March 2015

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Tutu sculpture sells for over R850 000 at Strauss & Co auction
Prices for South African and international art soared at Strauss & Co’s auction held last night in Cape Town. The sale achieved a total of R50 million with a value sell-through rate of over 84%, once again the highest in the current market.

 

Ed Young (South African 1978-), Arch, various media, life size.

A popular work by Ed Young of Emeritus Archbishop Tutu swinging from a chandelier sold for R852 600, far exceeding pre-sale estimates. After the sale the auctioneer commented: “The auction proved that great art, well presented, will always achieve great results.”

 

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