Stone Sculptures of Zimbabwe

 Zimbabwe Stone Sculpture has gained worldwide recognition since it first emerged as a distinctive new art practice in the late 1950s. The large varieties and abundant supplies of naturally occurring rock formations of the Zimbabwe landscape provided artists with a medium unique to their country. Starting out as a small and eager group of students at a newly established painting and sculpture workshop at Harare’s National Gallery (now the National Gallery of Zimbabwe) in 1957, artists soon mastered the technical skills required to make their impression on the resistant stone boulders and began to create forms of great sculptural variety and complexity.  Read More...



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