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Gerard Sekoto

"I am an African" : a biography

by N. C. Manganyi

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Published by Wits University Press in Johannesburg, South Africa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sekoto, Gerard, -- 1913-1993,
  • Painters -- South Africa -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-235) and index.

    Other titlesI am an African.
    Statementby N. Chabani Manganyi ; foreword by Es"kia Mphahlele.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsND1096.S45 M37 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17629883M
    ISBN 101868144003
    LC Control Number2005352624
    OCLC/WorldCa60504570

    Gerard Sekoto is regarded as one of the most influential 20th Century South African artists, and is celebrated as a pioneer of urban black art in southern particular Sekoto's works present a glimpse of everyday life for black South Africans living in racially-mixed suburbs liked District Six and Sophiatown in the years just before the apartheid government's enforced separation. Estimate: £30, - £50, Description: Gerard Sekoto (South African, ) Blue Head signed and dated 'G. SEKOTO / 60' (lower right) oil on canvas laid down on card x cm (14 1/8 x 10 11/16in). For further information on this .

    The Absa L’Atelier Award is one of the most sought-after and prestigious in SA. But another is as coveted: the Absa L’Atelier Gerard Sekoto Award, which is bestowed on the most promising. Gerard Sekoto. Gerard Sekoto (–) is acknowledged as an iconic and inspirational figure. Sekoto came from a leading academic missionary family, and had a good education compared with many of his peers. Art was not formally offered to black students, even in missionary schools of thes, so Sekoto was forced to teach himself his craft.

    Gerard Sekoto was highly regarded as one of the father figures of contemporary art in South Africa. He lived in exile in France for nearly 45 years before passing away in His book Shorty and Billy Boy: A Tale of Two Naughty Dogs was published posthumously by Jacana, in conjunction with The Gerard Sekoto Foundation. Lesley Spiro, author of Gerard Sekoto: . Book Title: Shorty Billy Boy Author: Gerard Sekoto Publisher: Release Date: Pages: 40 ISBN: Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.


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Gerard Sekoto is without doubt one of South Africa's major painters of the twentieth century. Considered increasingly as one of the earliest South African modernists and social realists, he completed his most memorable work during the early and middle years of the s, first at Sophiatown (Johannesburg), then in District Six in Cape Town and later in Eastwood, Pretoria.5/5(1).

This Activity book was designed by Jo- Anne Duggan as an interactive coloring-in book (suggested adult guidance to children under the age of 8) This book comes with stickers and crayons. The activities stimulate the seeding knowledge and interest in South African art and art history using Gerard Sekoto's life story and paintings as a beautiful.

The aim of the Gerard Sekoto Foundation is to develop awareness and understanding of Gerard Sekoto's legacy by teaching the South African public about Sekoto's life, art, music, philosophy and his writings. The will of Gerard Sekoto expressed his wish that his Estate should be used to uplift art education for young South African children.

Gerard Sekoto was born on December 9, in Botshabelo, near Middelburg, Eastern Transvaal (present-day Mpumalanga). He was the son of Andreas Sekoto, a priest and school teacher, and Anne (Serote) Sekoto. Education Sekoto began his teacher’s training at the Botshabelo Training Gerard Sekoto book inwhere he discovered color pencils.

Gerard Sekoto (9 December – 20 March ), was a South African artist and musician. He is recognised as the pioneer of urban black art and social realism. His work was exhibited in Paris, Stockholm, Venice, Washington, and Senegal, as well as in South Africa.

Sekoto was born on 9 December at the Lutheran Mission Station in Birth place: Botshabelo near Middelburg, Mpumalanga, South Africa. Gerard Sekoto book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5.

Gerard Sekoto: Unsevered ties, Johannesburg Art Gallery, by Spiro, Lesley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The artist (Jan) Gerard Sekoto,was born Botshabelo, a German missionary station, in the Transvaal. He became a teacher before winning second prize in a national art competition that enabled him to take up full-time painting in Sophiatown, a Johannesburg township, in /5(3).

Gerard Sekoto (–) is acknowledged as an iconic and inspirational figure. Sekoto came from a leading academic missionary family, and had a good education compared with many of his peers. Art was not formally offered to black students, even in missionary schools of thes, so Sekoto was forced to teach himself his craft.

Sekoto left [ ]. Gérard Sekoto. [Gerard Sekoto; Barbara Lindop; Mona De Beer] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Sekoto; Barbara Lindop; Mona De Beer.

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Get this from a library. Gerard Sekoto: 'I am an African': a biography. [N C Manganyi] -- "Gerard Sekoto is a major South African painter, and one of this country's earliest modernists and social realists.

He was at the height of his creative powers when he left for Paris inwhere. Gerard Sekoto returned to his parental home in Eastwood in He was planning his future, and came home, to prepare for exhibitions to raise money to enable himself to leave South Africa.

He planned to go to live in France, and this he was able to do, when he left South Africa in At the forefront of this re-assessment is the work of Gerard Sekoto, a crucial figure in the understanding of modern African art.

Born at a Lutheran mission station in the Transvaal, Sekoto produced vibrant, powerful, evocative paintings of the inhabitants and events in the townships.

In he made the momentous decision to leave the country. Gerard Sekoto’s mother, Anna (neé Serote) had married Paulus Jiyane after the death of her first husband in The couple later moved to live in Eastwood.

At that time Sekoto was residing in District Six in Cape Town with the Manuel family. As indicated above, Sekoto left Cape Town for Eastwood and went to live with his mother and stepfather.

Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, is currently presenting Song for Sekoto –an exhibition celebrating the centenary of Gerard Sekoto. See a slideshow of works from the show here Short Biography He was born 9 September in Botshabelo, a German missionary station (Lutheran Church) for the Pedi community in Middleburg, Transvaal.

He. Gerard Sekoto Gallery, Johannesburg, Gauteng. likes 8 talking about this 27 were here. Sincethe Gerard Sekoto Gallery establishes a Followers: Footnotes. LITERATURE: B. Lindop, Gerard Sekoto, (Randburg, ), illustrated p.

Lindop, Sekoto: the art of Gerard Sekoto, (London, ), illustrated p "Although much of the time I would feel scared to enter too deep into the most dangerous seeming hide-outs of District Six, I hovered within arm's length, observing and making sketches in a very acrobatic style.

Description. Gerard Sekoto was one of the first black, modern artist in South Africa. It is only now his work is becoming more widely known. In this book, Sekoto tells the story of his life from herding cattle in Botshabelo in the Transvaal to living in self-exile in Paris in France.

Sekoto’s work, today, is the prize acquisition of the corporate world, a national treasure, a conversation piece of the rich, a potential fortune on auction and an insurance nightmare for any.Steve Tshwete LM Public Libraries, Middelburg, South Africa.

likes. LibraryFollowers: In this book, Lindop introduces the extraordinary life story of Gerard Sekoto accompanied by full colour plates of his most powerful, stirring works of art.

Artist CV Born 9 December at Lutheran Mission School at Botshabelo near Middelburg, Transvaal.