Common Efforts—Intaka Yakha Ngoboya Benye: Lulama Wolf in dialogue with Sonja Ferlov Mancoba @ Eighteen Gallery

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Eighteen is pleased to present the first major exhibition by South African painter Lulama Wolf in the Nordic region. Common Effort – Intaka Yakha Ngoboya Benye exposes a new body of work created in dialogue across generations and continents, with works of the late Danish-French sculptor Sonja Ferlov Mancoba (1911-1984). A founding member of the CoBRA, Ferlov Mancoba was also the creative life partner of South Africa’s pioneering avantgarde painter Ernest Mancoba (1904-2002), whose work and legacy has inspired and nurtured generations of artists, Wolf notwithstanding. Borrowing its title from the Ferlov Mancoba sculpture Effort Commun, which Wolf mirrors with a proverb in her native language isiXhosa, the exhibition seeks to unite the two artists’ intentions of affirming community and…

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