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Cyprian Shilakoe

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Regular price R 300.00

Text by Karel Nel

Cyprian Mpho Shilakoe was born on 3rd August 1946 in Barberton, Eastern Transvaal. Shilakoe spent his childhood on an isolated mission station at Buchbeesreich in the Transvaal.

From 1968 to 1970 he was a pupil at Rorke's Drift and studied under Azaria Mbatha. In 1970 he settled at a Lutheran mission station near Roodepoort where he had a studio. He had a close working relationship with Dan Rakgoathe and produced wooden sculpture and etchings.

Shilakoe died in a motorcar accident in September 1972.

Cyprian Shilakoe 1946-1972 Third Guest Artist Award 1990

A first edition softcover tour publication published by 1820 Foundation in 1990

Picture cover boards are lightly age coloured, binding is tight & strong, no marks or inscriptions

  • Book condition: Acceptable
  • Softcover: 50 Pages
  • Weight: 150 g
  • Dimensions: 21.5 cm x 17 cm 

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