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Dumile Feni

Prince Mbusi Dube

Dumile Feni

the story of a great artist

by Prince Mbusi Dube

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Published by Motloatse Arts Heritage Trust in Houghton [South Africa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black Artists,
  • South African Drawing,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPrince Mbusi Dube
    ContributionsFeni, Dumile, 1939-1991
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7396.F46 D83 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24924050M
    ISBN 100986983306
    ISBN 109780986983306
    LC Control Number2011465593

    Dumile Feni was an artist. Dumile was given the name Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba Feni on May 21st, in Withuis, Worcester, Cape Province, South Africa. He passed away in Find artworks by Dumile Feni (South African, - ) on MutualArt and find more works from galleries, museums and auction houses worldwide.

      Addressing this in The Beauty of the Line, his book on the artist, Chabani Manganyi says Feni’s aesthetic theme is struggle. Dumile Feni: Works on Paper and Sculpture is on at Momo. Dumile Feni’s exhibition a timely take on being black Article bogdan TagDiv - 12 Sep With racism raging in the headlines, an exhibition of returned Dumile Feni works offers food for thought.

      Gallerist faces criminal complaint in Dumile Feni case Charl Blignaut Monna Mokoena at the Sindika Dokolo Art Foundation dinner at Cafe Royal on Octo in London, England. Dumile Feni: the story of a great artist. [Prince Mbusi Dube; Dumile Feni] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you.


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Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba “Dumile” Feni was born on 21 May in Worcester, Western Cape. His mother died when he was only five or six years old and he went Dumile Feni book live with relatives in Cape Town until the age of eleven.

He then began working for his father, a trader and preacher. Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba “Dumile” Feni ( – ) was a South African contemporary visual artist known for both his drawings and paintings that included sculptural elements as well as sculptures, which often depicted the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa.

Feni lived in exile and extreme poverty for most of his art [ ]. A biography of the artist Dumile Feni, describing his difficult childhood and struggle to survive as an artist, his many years in exile in England and the United States of America, his drawings and sculptures, and his early death.

Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba “Dumile” Feni was born on 21 May in the small town of Withuis in Worcester, Cape Province. While his date of birth varies substantially in various sources, from toPrince Mbusi Dube confirms his birth year as Dumile was born on May 21st in Worcester, a little town in the Cape Province, to devout Christian parents who were descendants of the Xhosa tribe.

His father was an active lay preacher. At the age of 6, after his mother's death, the family moved to Cape Town. Zwelidumile Jeremiah Mgxaji is better known as Dumile Feni.

As a child Dumile developed an interest in carving and drawing and in the early s he was apprenticed briefly to the Block & Leo Wald Sculpture, Pottery and Plastics Foundry in Jeppe, Johannesburg.

Dumile Feni book He received no formal art Training but while being treated at the Charles Hurwitz South African National Tuberculosis Hospital (SANTA.

Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba "Dumile" Feni ( – ) was a South African contemporary visual artist known for both his drawings and paintings that included sculptural elements as well as sculptures, which often depicted the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa.

Feni lived in exile and extreme poverty for most of his art career. Dumile, Dumile Feni, South African artist, Encouraged by this experience Dumile () began to show a real interest in Fine Art.

Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba “Dumile” Feni ( – ) was a South African contemporary visual artist of immense power who spent a large part of his life in exile.

Four seminal performance artists of our time were invited to consider the range of his work and his. BEYOND THE LINE. An exhibition of sculptures and drawings by Dumile Feni at Gallery Momo until Saturday. LUCINDA JOLLY reviews.

AT the Cape Town Art Fair this year Dumile Feni. is a platform for academics to share research papers. A comprehensive account of the life and work of Dumile Feni This lavishly illustrated, full-colour book is the most comprehensive collection of Dumile Feni's work to date and a tribute to the retrospective exhibition run by the Johannesburg Art Gallery inwhich toured South Africa and stems from years of thorough : Hardcover.

Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by Dumile Feni. Dumile (Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba) Feni ( – ) DUMILE: ARTIST IN EXILE This text has been extracted from the catalogue: Dumile: Artist in exile, written and published by Bruce Campbell-Smith in association with Art on Paper in One day I was in the Township with this driver and we went past a line of men who were all handcuffed.

This lavishly illustrated, full-colour book is the most comprehensive collection of Dumile Feni’s work to date and a tribute to the retrospective exhibition run by the Johannesburg Art Gallery inwhich toured South Africa and stems from years of thorough research. The first of three volumes, this account chronicles the story of one of South Africa’s greatest artists, Dumile Feni.

Detailing Feni’s life from his birth in through his departure from South Africa inthis beautifully illustrated work—with hundreds of Feni’s artworks and photographs—offers a riveting account of a struggling artist’s life during : Prince Mbusi Dube. Dumile Feni was born in Worcester in Western Cape in South Africa at a time not known exactly.

It is thought to have been between and South Africa was still marked by apartheid imposed by a white-minority government and maintained in the face of opposition by force and violence.

It is a book of collaboration and homecoming, a point underlined by an artwork we are proud to be able to put on the cover. Dumile Feni – one of South Africa’s greatest artists despite the difficult and exploitative conditions in which he worked – contributed a number of illustrations to the second German edition of Malibongwe.

These. The DUMILE BOOK PROJECT was conceived during my research for the DUMILE FENI RETROSPECTIVE. Dumile's extraordinary talent has been overlooked despite his contribution to art in the twentieth century and his years of active work produced in South Africa, England and the United States of America.

Dumile Feni was one of Africa's greatest 20th century artists - painter, sculptor, poet, and nascent filmmaker too.

He left South Africa in his mid-twenties, already successful as an artist, and lived in exile in London and New York, exhibiting his paintings and sculptures widely, in. Description: Dumile Feni-Mhlaba (Zwelidumile Mxgazi) (South African, ) Head bronze 52 x x 26cm (20 1/2 x 7 5/16 x 10 1/4in) (not including base) For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website Condition Report: In excellent condition with a golden brown patina.

There is no evidence of a break or repair. A sculpture by the late artist Dumile Feni has been sold for R6 million at the recent Cape Town Art Fair. An anonymous buyer broke the record for the highest price fetched by an artwork when he bought the sculpture entitled The Prisoner, a figure of a nude black man with his hands held behind his back.

The lifestyle. Ashraf Jamal Draws Parallels Between Dumile Feni and Frantz Fanon; Dumile Feni’s Sculpture, “The Prisoner”, Sells for R6 Million – Breaks all Previous Art Sales Records; Reflecting on the Life and Art of Dumile Feni and His Relevance in South Africa Today.

Book details. The Beauty of the Line: The Life and Times of Dumile Feni by.