The Journalist | Phindile Xaba:
His body of work was inspired by the African paradigm, nuance, and idiom.
Wonga Mancoba, 69, a painter whose body of work was inspired by the African paradigm, nuance, and idiom, has passed away in Paris after a long battle with his health.
Wonga was born to South African exiled painter, sculptor and thinker Ernest Mancoba and his wife Danish sculptor, Sonja Verlov, in Paris in the attic of famous Swiss sculptor Giacometti. He would follow in his parents’ footsteps and become a refined painter…
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