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Gareth Nyandoro, winner, Emerging Voices 2016 Art Award

FINANCIAL TIMES | Rose Carr:

While Gareth Nyandoro’s vivid, abstract depictions of commercial life in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, have earned him international recognition, the response of his local audience remains paramount to the artist. His canvases depict the ephemera of everyday life — a pair of shoes, a bicycle, a rail of clothes — objects so familiar that they have become virtually invisible. “I try to recreate situations that people don’t see as important,” he says. “I want to show them what they are missing.”… Read more

Image: © Emeka Kupeski Okereke

2018-10-23T18:46:17+00:00