WORKS (click on thumbnails to see larger images)

Mntambo_utvaldNandipha Mntambo

Born 1982, Swaziland
Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa

NANDIPHA MNTAMBO [solo-exhibition] at Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town, September 22, 2017 – January 27, 2018

Nandipha Mntambo’s solo exhibition, Material Value, presents artworks that span an entire career of using cow hide and the cultural, historical, and universal associations we attribute to this medium. The obsessive use of bovine by-products and the complex associations we attribute to cattle allows a multiplicity of readings of Mntambo’s work. The idiomatic and proverbial (Read more…)

NANDIPHA MNTAMBO AND PER B SUNDBERG [group-exhibition] at Galerie Hervé van der Straeten, Paris, October 19 – December 2, 2017

Andréhn-Schiptjenko has the pleasure of announcing an exhibition of new works by Nandipha Mntambo and Per B Sundberg at the invitation of Galerie Hervé van der Straeten in Paris. The exhibition opens on Thursday October 19 and runs through December 2. Nandipha Mntambo’s signature material is cowhide and Mntambo explores intimate relationships, the challenges of (Read more…)

ANDRÉHN-SCHIPTJENKO at Art Basel, June 15-18, 2017

We are delighted to welcome you to this year’s edition of Art Basel and hope to see you in Hall 2.1, Booth M19 where we will be presenting new works by gallery artists Nandipha Mntambo, Xavier Veilhan and Gunnel Wåhlstrand. Nandipha Mntambo (born 1982, Swaziland) Working with sculpture, painting, video and photography, Mntambo has become (Read more…)

NANDIPHA MNTAMBO [group-exhibition] at 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, November 2016 – June 2017

Gleaming acrylic fingernails glued into patterned, reptilian forms that emerge from the wall; barnacles and ceramic teeth encrusted in life-size human figures in decay; cement seeping through lace and paint; haunting words about the present overlaid on imagery of the past: surface tension abounds in this exploration of contemporary feminist art from the 21c collection. (Read more…)

NANDIPHA MNTAMBO [group-exhibition] at Brooklyn Art Museum, New York, April 29 – September 18, 2016

Disguise: Masks and Global African Art connects the work of twenty-five contemporary artists with historical African masquerade, using play and provocation to invite viewers to think critically about their world and their place within it. By putting on a mask and becoming someone else, artists reveal hidden realities about society, including those of power, class, (Read more…)