South African artist ‘wants to celebrate maids’

  • November 11, 2016

Mary Sibande is a rising star of the South Africans art scene – her work has been exhibited all over the world and is currently showing in London’s British Museum as part of a major exhibition on South African art.

Her sculptured figure, Sophie, is a domestic worker – like Sibande’s mother, grandmother and great-grandmother – but with a difference.

South African artist Mary Sibande: ‘Why I want to celebrate maids’

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