Ernest Mancoba

1904–2002

Ernest Mancoba, ‘Untitled’ 1957
Untitled 1957
© Courtesy of the Estate of Ernest Mancoba / Galerie Mikael Andersen
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Biography

Ernest (Methuen) Mancoba (29 August 1904 – 25 October 2002) was an avant-garde artist, born in South Africa, who spent the majority of his life in Europe. He was probably South Africa's first professional Black modern artist, and exhibited from the late 1920s onward.

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