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Edward Chiwawa with his sculpture 'Protective Mother'
Edward Chiwawa with his sculpture 'Protective Mother', photographed at the Shona Sculpture Gallery in 2013

Shona sculpture loses a sekuru* – Edward Chiwawa passes away

29th October 2022

It is with great sadness that we have to announce that senior artist Edward Chiwawa passed away last night. The ‘first generation’ of Shona sculptors has lost one of its great names, and the Shona sculpture community is in mourning.

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Guruve's trade stand at Chelsea Flower Show

RHS Chelsea Flower Show goes virtual for 2020

12th May 2020

The world-famous Chelsea Flower Show has been cancelled this year, like so many other things. The Royal Horticultural Society will be creating a virtual Chelsea Flower Show during show week.

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new sculpture by Nesbert Mukomberanwa

New 2020 Shona Sculpture collection now online!

9th April 2020

New 2020 sculpture collection now live on Guruve’s online gallery.

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close up of Ndebele Girl by Tutani Mgabazi

Guruve’s News – Spring 2019

8th April 2019

News from Guruve – the 2019 collection of Zimbabwean Shona sculpture has been launched on our web gallery; spinning sculptures added to the web gallery; 2019 events list finalised

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Portrait photo of first generation Shona sculptor Bernard Matemera of Tengenenge, Zimbabwe

Bernard Matemera

Sculptor

Bernard was the symbolic leader at the Tengenenge Sculpture Village in northern Zimbabwe. His work is full of depth and spiritual meaning,

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