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5 South African Artists You Should Know About

African art, particularly African contemporary art, is very diverse and is increasingly being recognised and accepted more in the Western art world as demonstrated by several major museum exhibitions feature both young and established African artists.

View prints by five South African artists that you should know about – Sam Nhlengethwa, Marlene Dumas, Anton Kannemeyer, William Kentridge and Conrad Botes. Artworks by these artists can be found in many of the most important private and museum collections across the world.

Click on the images to view and discover more prints by each artist.

 

SAM NHLENGETHWA African Art
SAM NHLENGETHWA

 

MARLENE DUMAS
MARLENE DUMAS

 

ANTON KANNEMEYER African Art
ANTON KANNEMEYER

 

WILLIAM KENTRIDGE
WILLIAM KENTRIDGE

 

CONRAD BOTES
CONRAD BOTES