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Artist Mary Sibande explores the intersections of race, gender, power and sexuality in her native South Africa with her many-layered sculptures. She actually “cast her own body in fibreglass and silicone to create ‘Sophie,’ the woman shown above. She then painted her a ‘flat black,’ so that she stands out like a dark and static shadow…

South African artist Mary Sibande has done something amazing in her series Long Live The Dead Queen.

2013 Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Art - Mary Sibande. Pic by Adam McConnachie.

The Standard Bank Young Artist Award winners for 2013 were announced in Johannesburg last night.

Yarnbomb tree at the hillcrest aids centre in South Africa, made up of granny squares.

The biggest yarnbombed tree in South Africa

Mary Sibande, South African sculptor: Africa Knight

By South African artist Mary Sibande - as exhibited at the ARS 11 exhibition at the Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

Mary Sibande's "... of Prosperity" - installation by a fabulous South African artist

The work of South African artist Mary Sibande – in pictures

'of Prosperity' by South African artist Mary Sibande installation: Venice Biennale. via the Guardian

From 'Massa & Minah' serie, since 2008 an ongoing series by @muholizanele Paying homage to her late mother and many domestic workers who never got celebrated for their hard work. Photo was published in ZAM Chronicle @zammagazine

From 'Massa & Minah' serie, since 2008 an ongoing series by Paying homage to her late mother and many domestic workers who never got celebrated for their hard work. Photo was published in ZAM Chronicle

Mary Sibande: art, textile et apartheid.

Mary Sibande: art, textile et apartheid.

MARY SIBANDE … of Prosperity, 2011 Mixed Media Installation (Fiberglass and cotton fabric) 187 x 300 x

Yinka Shonibare, MBE is a painter, photographer, filmmaker, and installation artist

Yinka Shonibare - not sure if you should have favourite artists but he'd be one if I did.

mary sibande

EVOCATIVE ART: ‘long live the dead queen’ series by mary sibande on display in johannesburg.the pieces are actually sculptures which sibande creates and then has photographed.

Mary Sibande – poking at power relations in post-apartheid South Africa

Mary Sibande – poking at power relations in post-apartheid South Africa

Mary Sibande – poking at power relations in post-apartheid South Africa - The South African Art Times

The Best of both worlds - esiloves: model: Eveline Correia photo: Cici Jones

esiloves: “model: Eveline Correia photo: Cici Jones ” This woman in all that beauty has stunned me into another dimension

Mary Sibande - Lovers in Tango (detail)

The work of South African artist Mary Sibande – in pictures

Martha Graham’s  “Celebration” 1937

Traveling through history of Photography.Martha Graham, 'Celebration' (Trio), photograph by Barbara Morgan,

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