FANIZANI AKUDA

Biography

 

In the early hours of February 5th, 2011, Fanizani Akuda passed away. We have lost one of the most significant Master Sculptors of Zimbabwe, who was an active artist for 45 years.

In 1932, Fanizani Akuda, one of the pioneers of the Zimbabwean Master Sculptors, was born in southern Africa in Zambia. He came to Guruve in 1966 where he made the important encounter with Tom Blomefield. At first Fanizani Akuda was very reluctant to dabble in stone sculpting, as he feared to injure himself seriously. So initially he salvaged raw stone for the artist group surrounding Tom Blomefield in Tengenenge. ...

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Artwork

Children Carrying Their Parents
4572
Serpentine
Austria
Available

Mother Singing Lullaby For Her Son
4807
Springstone
Austria
Available

Standing Rhino
4574
Springstone
Austria
Available

Where Is My Mouth
4570
Springstone
Austria
Available