Art auction

■ Aspire Art Auctions has released the catalogue to accompany the upcoming Inaugural Cape Auction, to be held on Monday March 27 at the Avenue, V&A Waterfront. The focused auction of 182 lots consists of significant work by twentieth century practitioners, as well the strongest examples of contemporary art – ranging from artists such as JH Pierneef, Pieter Wenning and Gregoire Boonzaier; to Peter Clarke, Albert Adams and Louis Maqhubela; to Athi-Patra Ruga, Mohau Modisakeng, Igshaan Adams, and Nandipha Mntambo. The auction preview takes place on Friday March 24, from 10am to 7pm; Saturday March 25, from 10am to 5pm; and Sunday March 26, from 10am to 4pm. The exhibition walkabouts take place on Saturday March 25 and Sunday March 26 , at 11am. The auction takes place on Monday March 27. The day sale is at 4pm and the evening sale at 8pm. Visit or contact or 011 243 5243 for more information. Pictured is Norman Catherine’s Negotiator.