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Yinka Shonibare, Kudzanai Chiurai and Sam Nhlengethwa on group exhibition in Michigan, USA

The University of Michigan Museum of Art’s exhibition Beyond Borders: Global Africa reflects on the globalised world by considering how Africa and its artists have been at the centre of complex histories of encounter and exchange for centuries (11 August – 25 November). Bringing together works made in Africa, Europe, and the United States from the nineteenth to twenty-first century, the exhibition demonstrates the international scope and reach of art from Africa and its diaspora. Highlights include paintings, photographs, sculpture, and installations by artists including Kudzanai Chiurai, Yinka Shonibare, MBE and Sam Nhlengethwa.

Sam Nhlengethwa and Diane Victor on new group exhibition at the ABSA Gallery

Works by Sam Nhlengethwa and Diana Victor form part of the the exhibition, Talking to Deaf Ears, hosted by the ABSA Gallery in Johannesburg (4 February – 9 March). Organised by the ABSA Gallery in collaboration with August House, the exhibition explores notions of communication and the power of words.

Oltmann, Nhlengethwa and Thomas feature on a group exhibition at 21c Museum Hotels

Work by Walter Oltmann, Sam Nhlengethwa (in collaboration with Marguerite Stephens) and Hank Willis Thomas feature on the 21c Museum Hotel’s group exhibition, SEEING NOW, in Nashville, USA (1 February – 31 December). The exhibition, curated by Alice Gray Stites, aims to explore and reveal the visible and hidden forces shaping what the contemporary world looks like.

Sam Nhlengethwa on a group show at the Clément Foundation

Work by Sam Nhlengethwa is showcased on the Clément Foundation’s latest group exhibition, AFRIQUES, Artistes d’hier et d’aujourd’hui, in Martinique (21 January – 6 May). Alongside artworks from the Dapper collection, the exhibition brings together works by fifteen contemporary African artists – working in various media – to offer new perspectives on a shared history; one that acknowledges a global history marked by diversity.


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  • Solo exhibitions

    Sam Nhlengethwa / The Past and the Present ... Now is the Time / 2016

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Some Final Tributes / 2014

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Conversations / 2012

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Kind of Blue / 2010

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Tributes / 2008

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Townships Re-Visited / 2006

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Glimpses of the Fifties and Sixties / 2004

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Jozi People / 2001

    Group exhibitions

    the silences between / 2017

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    Advance/...Notice / 2012

    Summer Show / 2012

    Winter Show / Joburg / 2010

    The Marks We Make / 2010

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    Professional Appointments and Consultation

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    Awards and Merits

    Academic Record and Residencies

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    Selected Articles and Reviews


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  • Press for Sam Nhlengethwa

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Business Day Live / South Africa / 26 June 2015

    HALF ART: Sobering slice of our fragility By Chris Thurman (95.9 KB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / The Sunday Independent / South Africa / 8 March 2015

    At home with Sam Nhlengethwa By Paul Duncan (2.4 MB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Art South Africa / South Africa / 1 December 2014

    Some final Tributes by Tsholofelo Moche (2.7 MB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / City Press / South Africa / 28 September 2014

    Modern Master by Percy Mabandu (247.5 KB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Mail and Guardian / South Africa / 4 July 2014

    Sam Nhlengethwa's palate for fine things by Stefanie Jason (427.7 KB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / SA's definitive Jazz guide / South Africa / 9 April 2014

    PORTRAIT[S] OF A JAZZ PAINTER – 1994 STANDARD BANK YOUNG ARTIST AWARD WINNER SAM NHLENGETHWA by Jeffrey Mathethe Sehume (542.5 KB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / City Press / Johannesburg / 27 July 2014

    Fine China for charity by Percy Mabandu (234.8 KB)

    South Africa's exhibition at the Venice Biennale / Mail & Guardian / Johannesburg / April 19-25 2013

    An imperfect past and its impact on the present by Brent Meersman (306.3 KB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / Sunday Times / South Africa / 29 August 2010

    Sam pays tribute to jazz giant by Robyn Sassen (2.2 MB)

    Sam Nhlengethwa / The Native Aesthetic / South Africa / 30 August 2010

    On jazz and art by Mpo Moshe (213 KB)