I Will Bring You Some Food
Sylvester Mubayi

2008

Dolomite Marble

32cm (h)

17cm (w)

24cm (d)

£2,100

"Always bring some food when you visit friends."

In every African society we know, it would be unthinkable to arrive empty-handed when visiting. You don't have to let people know you're coming or how long you plan to stay (which would be very rude in our society) but if you have no presents, you commit a terrible faux pas.

Dolomite rock is a very hard crystalline stone composed mainly of dolomite mineral. It looks fantastic in sunlight, as the multitude of crystal facets catch the light and sparkle. This is identical to the marble used by great European sculptors, but is mined in Zimbabwe.

Shona sculpture by artist Sylvester Mubayi from Zimbabwe: I Will Bring You Some Food Shona sculpture by artist Sylvester Mubayi from Zimbabwe: I Will Bring You Some Food Shona sculpture by artist Sylvester Mubayi from Zimbabwe: I Will Bring You Some Food