SA art works in high demand

iol Lifestyle | Omeshnie Naidoo:


Durban – Authentic, contemporary South African crafts are sought after in lucrative overseas countries. 

This week, crafters Kenneth Robert Nkosi and Pauline Mazibuko from the Mofolo Art Centre in Soweto exhibited at Art Santa Fe, an international contemporary art fair held in New Mexico.

Many sources: Nkosi creates his works from a mixture of fabrics, newspapers and paint. He calls it the Triple R Method.

Within 15 minutes of the market opening, Nkosi had made R75 000 by selling three of his art works. He has intrigued international buyers with collages he has made from fabrics and materials, ranging from Shweshwe to nylon…


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