Collectors from America and Europe has been scouring Cape Town’s art scene in search of deals such as paintings and sculpture assembled from bottle caps by South African artist Irma Stern and Ghana’s El Anatsui.

Precious Mhone, co-curator of a multi-disciplinary exhibition of African artists stands amongst works on display at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa, March 18, 2019. Picture taken March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

More than 600 lots were sold, approximately R106 million ($7.3 million) worth of art, which was a record for South Africa.

Precious Mhone, co-curator of a multi-disciplinary exhibition of African artists stands amongst works on display at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA) in Cape Town, South Africa, March 18, 2019. Picture taken March 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

With Zeitz MOCAA lunch in Cape Town it was acclaimed the world’s largest contemporary African art museum.