6th Mar, 2024 18:00

20th Century & Contemporary Art

Lot 27
Lot 27 - Bambo Sibiya (South Africa 1986-)


Bambo Sibiya (South Africa 1986-)
Two women

acrylic and charcoal on canvas

Artwork date: 2022
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right

Sold for R108,656
Estimated at R120,000 - R180,000


acrylic and charcoal on canvas

Artwork date: 2022
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right


225 x 255 cm; framed size: 229 x 259 x 5 cm


Private collection, Johannesburg.


  • Bambo Sibiya was a finalist in the ABSA L’Atelier top 10 Awards in 2011. In 2012 he was awarded an ABSA L’Atelier Merit Award and was winner of the Gerard Sekoto Award, ABSA L’Atelier, and Arts and Culture Trust Award.
  • The artist completed residencies at Cite International des Art in Paris in 2013 and Atelier Le Grand Village in France in 2016.
  • In 2022, the year in which this painting was created, Sibiya exhibited a body of work centred around themes key to his practice; migrant communities, fashion, and individuality, in Flamboyant Souls at Fabien Fryns Fine Art in Dubai.


The artist is represented in numerous local and international collections, notably the Imago Mundi Collection, Treviso, Italy; Bidvest Group, Johannesburg; ABSA Bank Collection, Johannesburg; Rand Merchant Bank, Johannesburg; Spier Art Collection, Stellenbosch; PPC LTD, Johannesburg; Benetton Foundation Collection, France; Sasol Art Collection, Johannesburg; Artist Proof Studio, Johannesburg; Business and Art South Africa, Johannesburg; Sasol Art Collection, Johannesburg; Johannesburg Art Gallery; Millennium Al Rawdah Hotel, Abu Dhabi; Johannesburg Development Agency; Ukhozi FM, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

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