Topic: Art

National recognition for Guruve’s artists at NAMA yet again!

2nd December 2017

We are delighted that Rufaro Murenza was selected as a finalist in Zimbabwe’s prestigious National Arts Merit Awards. This is the fourth consecutive year that Rufaro has been shortlisted for the 3D visual arts category of NAMA. A huge well done, Rufaro, and our commiserations on the controversial decision on the night!

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New works by famous artists from private collectors

2nd December 2017

Guruve is increasingly becoming a hub for the secondary market in Shona sculpture by the most famous names in the art movement, so do keep checking our web gallery for new pieces being sold on behalf of private collectors or contact us if you have a piece you wish to sell. Exciting new additions to our […]

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Frank McEwen bequest to British Museum now online

2nd December 2017

Images of the sculptures bequested by Frank McEwen, OBE, to the British Museum are now online. The collection includes early works by some of the most significant artists in the Shona sculpture art movement, and we’re sure our collectors will find them fascinating. Frank McEwen, OBE was the influential first curator of the National Gallery […]

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Painting Mbudzi Yadhura (Goats Are Now Expensive) by Lovemore Kambudzi

Exciting new addition to Guruve’s gallery

15th August 2017

We are delighted to announce that works by internationally acclaimed and controversial artist Lovemore Kambudzi are now available on our web gallery. Lovemore has become known as ‘the eye of the people’, as his honest and humorous paintings reveal the highs and lows of life in contemporary Zimbabwe, where the political and economic situation is an all-pervasive backdrop to his vibrant and dynamic canvases. Enjoy!

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Shona sculpture 'Hunting Owl' by John Takawira - right side
Zimbabwean Shona artist John Takawira

John Takawira’s boulder-like sculptures radiate power and strength, softened by his use of the rough natural weathered textures. He has the most works of any Shona sculptor in the Permanent Collection of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe.

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