Professionals promote art at Gallery?
A leading fine arts house did valuations at the White River Gallery.
August 10, 2019
Dr Alastair Meredith, Susie Goodman and Dana McFarlane, director and curator of the White River Gallery.
Dr Alastair Meredith and Susie Goodman of leading fine art auction house, Strauss & Co, boasted local art lovers knowledge of art and artists last week.
Meredith, a senior art specialist, and Goodman, executive director of the auction house, offered Lowvelders the opportunity to have the value of their art assessed and learn more about under-appreciated Southern African artists at the White River Gallery.
Their visit preceded the companys upcoming September online auction, its new format Saturday Live sale in October, and its much-anticipated Johannesburg live sale in November.
On Thursday night Meredith presented an enthralling lecture called An Unsung History: Some Neglected Artists of Southern Africa, which spotlighted the work of George Pemba, Dan Rakgoathe, Moses Tladi and Bongani Peter Shange, among others.