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Catch the Art of Dumile Feni Exhibition at Gallery MOMO in Johannesburg

The Beauty of the LineDumile Feni is the subject of The Beauty of the Line: The Life and Times of Dumile Feni by Chabani Manganyi. There is an exhibition of his works at Gallery MOMO in Parktown North that will run until 22 September.

Dumile Feni is “one of the most prolific 20th century artists in Africa”. He was born in 1942 in Worcester. As a child, he had a passion for carving and drawing. He began his career as an artist later on. He left South Africa in the late 1960s, going into exile in London. He ended up working in New York, where he died in 1991.

The opening for this exhibition was on 22 August. It features a number of Feni’s sculptures as well as works on paper. Nathi Khumalo photographed the event.

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