Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

Online-Only Auction, 18 - 25 July 2022

Portfolios and Sculpture
  • Collen Maswanganyi; Measure of Success
  • Collen Maswanganyi; Measure of Success
  • Collen Maswanganyi; Measure of Success
  • Collen Maswanganyi; Measure of Success


Lot Estimate
ZAR 80 000 - 120 000

About this Item

South African 1977-
Measure of Success

signed and dated 2009

painted wood, shells and hide
height: 41cm; depth: 69,5cm; width: 59cm

Notes

A copy of the book Natalie Knight (2013) Divination and Healing, exhibition catalogue, Johannesburg: Museum Africa, accompanies the lot.

Maswanganyi obtained his national diploma in fine art from Technikon Witwatersrand in 1999. He is a sculptor who works mostly with wood and paint, like his father before him. He creates life size and large-scale works, drawing inspiration from life and the intersection of African tradition and modern fashion. Maswanganyi has exhibited widely in South Africa, won multiple awards, and his work is represented in private and public collections.

Provenance

The Natalie Knight Collection.

Exhibited

Museum Africa, Johannesburg, With the Help of the Spirits: Divination and Healing in Southern Africa, 2013.

Literature

Natalie Knight (2013) Divination and Healing, exhibition catalogue, Johannesburg: Museum Africa, illustrated in colour on page 51.

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