Online-Only Auction, 12 - 19 October 2020

About the Session

Emerging Painting Invitational Prize (EPI) is an international art platform developed by the Emerging African Art Galleries Association (EAAGA) to support and recognise the excellence of emerging painters living and working on the continent.

Due to Covid-19 the artworks are in various locations in Africa. Delivery can be arranged with EAAGA after checkout, and please note that delivery and any additional import taxes are the responsibility of the buyer.

Sold for

ZAR 14 070
Lot 45
  • Thebe Phetogo; Watching as it happens
  • Thebe Phetogo; Watching as it happens

Lot Estimate
ZAR 12 000 - 16 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 14 070

About this Item

Botswana 1993 -
Watching as it happens
2020
shoe polish, collage, oil and acrylic on canvas
61 by 91cm

Notes

Thebe Phetogo was born in 1993 in Serowe, Botswana and obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art and a Masters in Fine Art in 2017 and 2019 respectively from the Michaelis School of Fine Art in Cape Town, South Africa.
Phetogo has participated in several exhibitions in Botswana and South Africa including the 2016 Thapong Artist of the Year exhibition in Gaborone and 2016 ABSA L’Atelier Top 100 exhibition in Johannesburg and both editions of The Botswana Pavilion, ‘No Return’ at Gallery Momo Cape Town and ‘Subjective Nationhood’ at the Botswana National Museum and Gallery in 2019, and Fresh Voices at Guns & Rain in 2020.
Phetogo was a 2019 Cassirer Welz Award finalist. He participated in the Arthouse Foundation artist residency in Lagos, Nigeria in early 2020.

Provenance

This lot is featured as one of the finalists for the Emerging Painting Invitational Prize (EPI). This is an international art platform developed by the Emerging African Art Galleries Association (EAAGA) to support and recognise the excellence of emerging painters living and working on the continent.


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