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Lucky Sibiya grew up in South Africa under apartheid, relocating several times due to its policies of segregation. In the 1960s Sibiya joined the Polly Street Art Centre in Johannesburg, working with printmaker Cecil Skotnes.
Here, Sibiya's skills as a printmaker are clear in his complex style of intersecting forms. He incorporates traditional Zulu imagery drawn from his childhood memories of objects used by his father, a traditional healer or Sangoma. In this print, the Sangomas are equivalent to Macbeth's witches.
Sibiya exhibited widely in South Africa and abroad. Today, his work is included in many major collections of South African art.
H 56 x W 41 cm