Portrait of a Young Father
Size: 47.5cm x 61cm
Medium: Charcoal and Acrylic on Canvas
Phemo Matlhabe was born in 1991 and is a largely self-taught contemporary artist from Sesobe the Northwest of South Africa. Phemo is currently based in Johannesburg and has a strong ability to assimilate information, his narrative is predominantly through observation, as his works interpret his everyday life in Africa and of the everyday man and woman who move through the continent, exploring different media in his artworks.
Phemo was also a recipient of the David Koloane award in 2018 and is collected and supported by many patrons. Many of his pieces can be found in highly esteemed collection sites such as the Absa Gallery, Bag Factory Artists Studios, Old Mutual and Anglo American.