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Monday, May 25, 2020


(“Nesting” by Grace Kotze, 2017. Oil on canvas 100 x 150 cm. Regular price R3,000.00 – tax included.)

Deadline: May 25, 2020, at 12h00

Artist Grace Kotze has donated a large work, at a very reduced price for those interested in affordable art. Proceeds will go to an extremely worthy cause. Artist Solidarity Fund.

The auction is currently underway and closes at 12h00 on May 25, 2020. For more information visit

In April 2020, Art For Humanity set up an Artist Solidarity Fund as a short-term intervention to provide relief to artists, art students and creative practitioners in the Durban area in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. The KZNSA has created a fundraising auction platform to contribute towards this relief programme.

All the artists participating in the auction have donated their work outright, with the proceeds going to the Artist Solidarity Fund and 15% to KZNSA as an admin fee. With thanks to Janet Solomon for initiating a call-out for art, and to all the artists who responded with donations. The aim is to run an art auction in May, June and July to support vulnerable artists at this time.

The May auction is live for 72 hours - from Friday, May 22 at 12h00 to Monday May 25 at 12h00. The highest bidder will be notified of their success when the auction closes. Buyers needing assistance arranging transport can email