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Sibusiso Mbhele and His Fish Helicopter: by Koto Bolofo

Regular price R 350.00

Sibusiso Mbhele, a visionary self-taught South African outsider artist who created sculptures, planes, cares and bicycles out of scrap-metal. Based on his eponymous film, originally screened in 2000 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Koto Bolofos first monograph documents a young, talented South African sculptor forced to flee his rural homea full-sized, hand-built metal facsimile of a helicopterwhich stood as an oddity against a background of traditional thatched huts in his African village. Inscription on the dedication page. Light foxing to top-edge of pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Very good+. Dust jacket: Good+. Edge-wear with a few small nicks. Binding: Hardcover. Pictorial boards. Light edge-wear with bumping to corners.

  • Book condition: Very Good
  • Hardcover: 186 pages
  • Publisher: powerHouse Books,U.S.; 1 edition (6 Jan. 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1576871320
  • ISBN-13: 978-1576871324
  • Product Dimensions: 27.9 x 1.9 x 35.6 cm

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