Wisdom, A Gift Of Nature
"The flower leaves are like rabbit ears, which depicts the nature of a very clever animal by nature's talent."
Itayi's instantly recognisable style is morphing into a properly three-dimensional approach to sculpture; early works in this new style, such as this piece, have been a tremendous success. Economy of line, so typical of the best of the contemporary Zimbabwean sculptors, keeps it feeling clean and uncluttered.
This dark brown variety of serpentine stone comes from Tengenenge in northern Zimbabwe.