Our favourite works by South African artists who embrace a limited colour palette
We’ve rounded up a selection of our favourite contemporary pieces by South African artists who are known for their remarkable, thought-provoking works in black and white.
barend de wet
Barend de Wet’s solo exhibition Black, White & Everything In-Between.
After 40 years in the art industry, Barend de Wet is now
SA-born, Britain-based sculptor Lucille Lewin left a career in fashion to create autobiographical art – and isn’t looking back
Lucille Lewin has crammed many lifetimes into one. She grew up in the Western Cape before moving to Boston, USA, and then settled in London in 1972.
At an age when most people are retiring, she discovered a calling as a fine artist. She received a Masters degree from the Royal College of Arts in 2017, having won the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize. Now her pieces are in high demand.
We spoke to this Renaissance woman at her holiday home in Plettenberg Bay to discuss her latest life, just begun.
How did you discover your aptitude for ceramics?
One day I met a friend who was on her way to a ceramics class, so I