Resting After Work
Tanyanyiwa Nyandoro

2016

'Flower Serpentine'

14cm (h)

32cm (w)

24cm (d)

14.5kg

£395

"Someone relaxing after a long day of work."

They are lying on their side, tired out, with their knees drawn up and their arms bent together.

The lines of this sculpture are incredibly simple, but this quiet and clever sculpture encapsulates everything that is great about contemporary Zimbabwean sculpture. Tanyanyiwa really is one of the stars of his generation.

This beautiful stone is a hard variety of serpentine. All the colouration in the stone is entirely natural; clear wax has been applied to the surface to reveal the depth of colour within.

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Shona sculpture by artist Tanyanyiwa Nyandoro from Zimbabwe: Resting After Work - front right Shona sculpture by artist Tanyanyiwa Nyandoro from Zimbabwe: Resting After Work - right side from above Shona sculpture by artist Tanyanyiwa Nyandoro from Zimbabwe: Resting After Work - back